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Alfonso Torres

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Water Resources Engineering

Assistant Professor

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Educational Background

PhD, Civil Engineering, (Data Mining, Forecasting, Water Use, Soil Moisture), Utah State University, 2011
Bayesian Data-Driven Models for Irrigation Water Management
MS, Irrigation Engineering, (Water Control Structures Calibration), Utah State University, 2006
Transition Submergence and Hysteresis Effects in three-foot Cutthroat Flumes
BS, Agricultural Engineering, (Agricultural Water Management), La Molina National Agrarian University, 2000
Technical and Economic Assessment of a Drip Irrigation System in the Fund Agrocurumuy, Piura

Expertise

Evapotranspiration, Irrigation, Remote Sensing, Soil Moisture


Biography

A Peruvian native, he is passionate about finding practical solutions for agriculture, water using remote sensing and modeling.


Teaching Interests

Remote sensing (unmanned aerial vehicles and satellites) production and analysis for agricultural water management, with emphasis on spatial crop status and water use estimation and monitoring at small and large scale

Research Interests

Integration of ground and remote sensing for agricultural production and water management, as well as basin scale water management integration.

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                  Scheduled Teaching

                  CEE PSC 5003/6003 - Remote Sensing of Land Surfaces, Spring 2017


                  Graduate Students Mentored

                  Ayman Nassar, Civil & Environmental Engineering, August 2017 - May 2021
                  Mahyar Aboutalebi, Civil & Environmental Engineering, July 2016 - May 2020