Nombre completo:
Pérez Sierra, Quinta Ana
Docente de la Escuela de Ingeniería, Universidad Iberoamericana (UNIBE).
Reseña curricular:
Quinta Ana Pérez Sierra earned a degree in computer science (2000) and a master’s degree in telecommunication (2003) from the Universidad Autónoma de Santo Domingo (UASD), Dominican Republic. She also holds a Master’s degree in Geographical Information Systems (GIS) and is currently developing her PhD thesis in GIS from the Universidad Pontificia de Salamanca, Madrid (UPSAM), Madrid, Spain. Her research has focused on (1) GIS technology for disasters management focused on crisis mapping, (2) GIS for the prevention of flood disasters with particular emphasis on simulation of hydrological processes, and (3) GIS technology for education. Currently, she is research professor for Instituto Tecnológico de Las Américas (ITLA), TI Professor for the Universidad Iberoamericana (UNIBE), and founder and director of the Geographic Information Systems School in the Dominican Republic.