Pabel Antonio Cervantes Aviles
IWA Emerging Water Leader & Assistant Professor


Pabel holds a Ph.D. on Water Science and Technology and a M.Sc. on Water Sciences. He was also a postdoctoral fellow at the University of California Santa Barbara. During Pabel’s academic development, he has transited from the biological wastewater treatment enhanced with membrane technology, to the use and evaluation of nanotechnology for wastewater treatment.

Currently, Pabel is a Professor at Tecnologico de Monterrey in Mexico. He continues on the research field and teaching some subjects related to water, chemistry and engineering. Definitely, Pabel is a Young Water Professional who has expanded his career due to IWA YWP engagement activities. About personality, Pabel considers himself a funny and sociable person. He likes to share time with family, friends and be in touch with nature as well.