Alexander Abuabara

Postdoctoral Research Associate

Quick Information



  • Department of Landscape Architecture and Urban Planning
  • Hazard Reduction and Recovery Center

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Ph.D. in Urban and Regional Science

Texas A&M University, College Station

M.S. in Production Engineering

Federal University of São Carlos, Brazil

B.S. in Civil Engineering

University of São Paulo, Brazil

Scholarly Interests

  • Risk analysis through influence diagrams and graphical models (Bayesian networks)
  • GIS-based models for risk assessment of social impacts and decision support systems
  • Statistical computing (the R project and graphical models in R)
  • Community-based participatory research
  • Suicide risk assessment and prediction


URPN 210

Urban Analytical Methods I

3 Credit Hours
URPN 201

The Evolving City

3 Credit Hours
FYEX 101

First Year Experience

1 Credit Hours