Sensors and real-time environmental monitoring
Environmental and biological modeling
Biocomplexity, coupled natural-human systems, agent-based models
Sustainable urban systems, complex models of land use change
Global climate change and variability
Landscape and forest ecology
Hydrology and hydrodynamics, watersheds and reservoirs
Dr. Acevedo conducts interdisciplinary research integrating environmental modeling, real-time monitoring, and renewable power systems for applications to sustainability. He currently focus on the food-energy-water nexus, particularly sustainable brackish water desalination systems.