College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources, Department of Natural Resources Management
Prior to joining the Tech faculty, Portillo-Quintero worked as a postdoctoral research fellow in the Center for Earth Observation Sciences at the University of Alberta, Canada; and at the Center for Botanical and Agroforestry Studies at the Venezuelan Institute of Scientific Research in Maracaibo, Venezuela.
He also worked as a graduate research and teaching assistant in the Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences at the University of Alberta-Edmonton; and as GIS and remote sensing advisor and analyst at the Conservation NGO PROVITA in Caracas, Venezuela. Portillo-Quintero received his bachelor's degree in Biology from the Universidad del Zulia, Venezuela. His doctorate in Earth and Atmospheric sciences is from the University of Alberta in Edmonton, Canada.