Alexandre Martinez

Civil Engineering

University of California-Irvine

Alexandre Martinez is a Ph.D. student from the University of California, Irvine. He focuses is mainly drought impact on society, looking primarly at drought impact on nutrition. His research associates hydro-climatology with plants physiology, economics, and public policy.

Alexandre Martinez is very interested in translated his research into something directly usable for decision makers and is looking forward to further collaborate with public policy leaders.

Workshop Participant, Website Contributor

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Activities (3)

Climate change and extreme values analysis part of Teaching Computation in the Sciences Using MATLAB:Matlab Workshop 2018:Activities
In this activity, we learn where to get climate data (monthly temperature maxima and monthly precipitation maxima) from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). We learn how to fit a GEV ...

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Preparing data for climate change analysis using MATLAB part of Teaching Computation in the Sciences Using MATLAB:Matlab Workshop 2019:Activities
In this activity, we mainly learn the importance of analyzing data format before applying models to it, with the examples of drought. We use monthly precipitation from the Climate Research Unit (gridded data) and ...

Calculating and using Unit Hydrograph using Matlab part of Teaching Computation in the Sciences Using MATLAB:Matlab Workshop 2018:Activities
We are using the concept of Unit Hydrograph to understand the behavior of a watershed following a rain event and to calculate the runoff following any rainfall event.

Essays (2)

Coding in a functional way part of Teaching Computation in the Sciences Using MATLAB:Matlab Workshop 2019:Essays
Alexandre Martinez, Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of California-Irvine One challenges that I faced was that the students try to code directly on the computer with first thinking about what they ...

Challenges of starting on the computer directly part of Teaching Computation in the Sciences:Matlab Workshop 2018:Essays
Alexandre Martinez, Civil Engineering, University of California-Irvine One challenges that I faced was that the students try to code directly on the computer with first thinking about what they need and they often ...