During his Fellowship in 1994-1995, Rene worked as a country Information Specialist and conducted research for WFI clients. He also authored the WFI’s Mexico Country Report. After his Fellowship, Rene completed a Ph.D. in Forest Management and GIS at Colorado State University. Rene is an full time Professor at Colegio de Postgraduados in Texcoco, Mexico. In his work, Rene teaches postgraduates and does research on forest management and geomatics.