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Torres-Machi, Cristina Assistant Professor


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research overview

  • Prof. Torres-Machi’s research deals with the development of decision-making systems aimed to incorporate sustainability and long-term analysis in infrastructure asset management, with an especial emphasis in transportation. Torres-Machi works with multi-objectvive optimization tools aimed to incorporate, in an integrated manner, technical, economic, and environmental aspects in the management of transportation infrastructure. The outcomes derived from Prof. Torres-Machi’s research provide novel and practical solutions aimed to improve current infrastructure management.


  • Infrastructure asset management, sustainability and resilience applied to transportation infrastructure, decision-making and optimization for infrastructure management systems, pavement management systems


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courses taught

  • CVEN 3602 - Transportation Systems
    Primary Instructor - Fall 2018 / Fall 2019
    Introduces the principles of transportation systems with a focus on highway engineering and traffic analysis. Provides the basic skill set that will allow students to solve transportation problems related with highway design and traffic control and analysis. Provides an introduction to technology, operating characteristics, and relative merits of highway, airway, waterway, railroad, pipeline, and convey or transportation systems.
  • CVEN 5836 - Special Topics for Seniors/Grads
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2019
    Supervised study of special topics of interest to students under instructor guidance. May be repeated up to 6 total credit hours. Department consent required.


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