Kinya Toride, MEng
University of California, Davis
Kinya Toride is a Ph.D. candidate in Civil and Environmental Engineering at the University of California, Davis. He studies about the water cycle in between land and atmosphere with the focus on the spatial heterogeneity of land surface. Additionally, he leads a project that evaluates the risks of dam failure from extreme rainfall events. He received his Master’s and Bachelor’s degrees in Civil Engineering at the University of Tokyo, Japan, in 2015 and 2014, respectively. There, he worked on soil moisture retrieval from microwave remote sensing, and weather reconstruction using data assimilation and a climate model in the 18th century in Japan.
Tuesday, June 5
10:30 AM – 12:00 PM