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Alfonso Torres-Rua

Alfonso Torres-Rua

Civil and Environmental Engineering

Assistant Professor

Contact Information

Office Hours: By Appointment
Phone: (435) 797-0397

Educational Background:

Ph.D. Civil and Environmental Engineering, Utah State University, 2011
M.S. Irrigation Engineering, Utah State University, 2006
B.S. Agricultural Engineering, La Molina National Agrarian University, 2000


Precision Agriculture, Spatial Evapotranspiration at Farm and Irrigation System Scales, Numerical Modeling, Spatial Data Mining, Sensor Networks and ground Data Collection, Remote Sensing Applications, Teaching/Technical Training


Alfonso Torres-Rua is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering and at the Utah Water Research Laboratory. His research and expertise includes remote sensing data (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.