Miguel F. Acevedo is a Regents Professor in the Electrical Engineering Department, a member of the Institute of Applied Sciences (Graduate Program in Environmental Sciences) and the Advanced Environmental Research Institute (AERI).
His major research interests are to integrate environmental modeling and real-time monitoring applications to sustainability. Particularly environment-energy-food nexus, land-use change, renewable power systems,landscape and forest ecology; coupled human-natural systems; watershed and reservoir management;wireless sensors, biosensors and environmental observatories; global climate change and variability.
International activities are an important component of his program. He has delivered invited lectures and seminars at several universities in the USA, Venezuela, Mexico, Puerto Rico, Spain, and China; sustaining active international academic collaborations with these universities. He organized Field Schools in Mexico, Spain, and Nepal on human-environment interactions.