Manuel Merino

Principal Engineering Hydrologist
Santiago Operations Manager

Areas of Specialization


Satellite Image Analysis

Hydrogeologic Field Investigations

Manuel Merino, Operations Manager in the Santiago office, joined M&A in 2013 and served in the Tucson office from 2017 to 2020. His work focuses on hydrogeologic conceptual modeling and water resources development projects such as mining, industrial and municipal water supply, and hydroelectric power. He combines field measurements, remote sensing, and tools such as GIS, computational hydrologic models and programming languages, to assess the specific project requirements.

Manuel is a native Spanish speaker and is fluent in English. In 2019, he presented at the Fourth Perú Tailings Congress, and in 2020, he conducted a GoldSim modeling software training workshop, also in Perú.

Manuel Merino

At A Glance

Experience since 2007

M.S., Hydrology
University of Arizona

Project Evaluation Diploma
University of Chile

Civil Engineering
University of Chile