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Cristina Torres-Machi

Cristina Torres-Machi

Civil Engineering

University of Colorado Boulder

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Dr. Cristina Torres-Machi is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Civil, Environmental, and Architectural Engineering at the University of Colorado Boulder. She holds a dual PhD degree from the Polytechnic University of Valencia, Spain and the Catholic University of Chile. Prior to joining University of Colorado Boulder in 2017, she worked as a Research Associate at the Centre for Pavement and Transportation Technology (CPATT) at the University of Waterloo, Canada. Dr. Torres-Machi has more than 10 years of experience working on advancing the current management of infrastructure assets, with a focus on highway projects. Her research activities within the field revolve around deterioration modelling, optimization, and decision-making systems aimed to incorporate long-term analysis in transportation asset management.