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Torres-Machi, Cristina Assistant Professor

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Research Areas research areas

Research

research overview

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

keywords

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

Publications

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Teaching

courses taught

  • AREN 4506 - Pre-construction Estimating and Scheduling
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2020
    Covers project management estimating and scheduling methods with an emphasis on the techniques used to create pre-construction estimates and schedules for architectural and civil engineering projects.
  • 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.

Background

International Activities

global connections related to teaching and scholarly work (in recent years)

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