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Alfonso Torres

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Civil and Environmental Engineering

Irrigation

Assistant Professor

Contact Information

Office Hours: By Appointment
DialPhone: 435-797-0397
SendEmail: alfonso.torres@usu.edu


Educational Background

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

Expertise

Precision agriculture (evapotranspiration, soil moisture, nutrients). Data mining for spatial estimations and forecasting in water resources, UAV applications and sensor development for agriculture.


Biography

A Peruvian native, he is passionate about practical solutions for agriculture and water management using remote sensing and data mining.


Teaching Interests

Remote Sensing, data mining, water management, agriculture

Research Interests

UAV-Satellite remote sensing integration. Beyond line-of-sight scientific UAVs. High-resolution Evapotranspiration and Biomass monitoring.

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                  Scheduled Teaching

                  CEE, PSC 5003, 6003 - Remote Sensing of Land Surfaces, Spring 2018

                  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