Sebastian Vazquez-Gasty

Graduate Student (MS)

Contact Information:
City Campus (Lincoln)


Water Resources

About Me:

Academic Degrees

  • Postgraduate Diploma in Artificial Intelligence, University of Chile, Chile, 2021
  • Profesional Degree in Civil Engineering, Major in Hydrology, University of Chile, Chile, 2018
  • Bachelor in Civil Engineering, University of Chile, Chile, 2016

Employment History

  • University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Graduate Research Assistant, jan/2023-present
  • Vai Grounwater Solutions, Project Engineer (Modeler Engineer), jun/2021-oct/2022
  • AUSENCO, Water Resources Engineer, apr/2021-jun/2021
  • SQM, Modeler Engineer (Hydrologyst and Hydrogeologyst), jun/2019-mar/2021
  • HIDRICA Consultores, Project Engineer, jul/2018-may/2019
  • ARCADIS, Project Engineer, jan/2017-mar/2017 and from aug/2017-nov/2017

Area of Research and Professional Interest

  • Artificial Intelligence and its use in water resources
  • Water Resources Management
  • Hydrological and hydrogeological numerical models

Research Experience

  • Harmful microalgae detection using low-cost microscopy photographs (Computer Vision), University of Chile, sep/2020-dec/2020
  • Analysis of the water contributions from the Quebrada de Tarapacá basin to the Pampa del Tamarugal through the implementation of the distributed hydrological model GSSHA, University of Chile, sep/2017-may/2018

Publications and Presentations

  • Sebastian Vazquez-Gasty, Análisis de los aportes hídricos de la cuenca de la Quebrada de Tarapacá a la Pampa del Tamarugal mediante la implementación del modelo hidrológico distribuido GSSHA, URL:


  • President, Engineering Students Association at Bachillerato Program (University of Chile), feb/2012-nov/2012

Honors and Awards

  • Best graduate of the artificial intelligence diploma (2021)