Staff Profile: Jorge Quintela

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Jorge Quintela

GIS and Data Specialist

(305) 284-5729

Jorge Quintela received his PhD in Geography and his Bachelor of Arts in Geography from the University of Havana, where he also worked as a professor for many years, teaching courses on Geographic Information Systems (GIS), Geomorphology, and Quantitative Geography. From 2002 to 2015 he worked for UNICEF in several countries in the Caribbean, in the fields of Operations, Information Technology and Emergency Response. Before joining the University of Miami, Jorge worked for the Water Resources Department at the Miccosukee Tribe’s Environmental Protection Agency.


At the University of Miami, he provides expert assistance with GIS (principally ArcGIS), data services, and statistical methods for faculty and students on all three campuses.

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