In Celebration of the Life of Professor Jorge Ramirez
Professor Jorge A.
Ramirez was an accomplished engineer, an acclaimed professor, and a
world-renowned leader in hydrology and water resource management.
colleague and mentor, Jorge had a passion for teaching and spreading knowledge.
He won several teaching awards, mentored countless students, and traveled the
world for research and teaching. A Ph.D. student said of him, "You couldn't
help but become a better person by engaging with Jorge." During his 30
years at Colorado State University, Professor Ramirez earned the respect of his colleagues around the
world as a preeminent authority in hydrology and water resources. Jorge was a
passionate man who brought spirit to everything he did, from teaching and research to cycling and loving his family.
Family, friends, students, and colleagues
of Jorge wish to establish this endowment in honor of his transformational
work and to ensure the legacy and impact of his passion, kindness, and
intellect endures forever. Once the goal of reaching $50,000 has been achieved,
the Jorge A. Ramirez Graduate Scholarship in Hydrology and Water Resources will
support future generations of graduate students in perpetuity.