Andrés Mellado Díaz

Project Manager DBO5 S.L. Stream Ecology Spain Sevilla, Andalusia.

My research is based on basic and applied ecology and management of aquatic ecosystems. I focus especially on stream macroinvertebrates and their applications as indicators of ecosystem functioning, ecological status or conservation interest.

Research experience

  • Jun 2015– present
    Project Manager
    DBO5 S.L. · Stream Ecology
    Spain · Sevilla, Andalusia
    WFD ecological status evaluation in streams and rivers of the Guadalquivir River Basin.
  • Jan 2011– Feb 2015
    Stream classifications in Spain for the application of the EU WFD
    Centro de Estudios Hidrográficos CEDEX · Aquatic Ecosystems
    Spain · Madrid
  • Mar 2007– Dec 2009
    Environmental consultant; researcher (Torres Quevedo postdoc program)
    Ingeniería y Ciencia Ambiental, S.L. (environmental consultancy co.) · Limnology
    Spain · Madrid, Madrid
    Main Project: Design and implementation of the biological monitoring network (Water Framework Dirctive) in streams and reservoirs of the Ebro River basin.
  • Sep 1998– Mar 2007
    University of Murcia · Department of Ecology and Hydrology · Freshwater Ecology
    Spain · Murcia


  • Jun 1999– Jul 2005
    University of Murcia
    Ecology · PhD

Awards & achievements

  • Jun 2002

    Award: North American Benthological Society “President’s Award”

  • Jun 1999
    Grant: FPU predoctoral grant