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Martha Christino

Martha Christino

Research Assistant


Ph.D. Environment and Sustainability, University of Michigan (expected 2028)

B.S. Atmospheric Science/Meteorology, Penn State, 2023

B.S. Civil Engineering, Penn State, 2023

Research Interests

Energy security, power systems modeling, climate impacts assessment, critical infrastructure 

Martha is a 1st year PhD student in the University of Michigan's School for Environment and Sustainability on a dual track for a second degree in the Climate and Space program. She holds bachelor's degrees in Atmospheric Science/Meteorology and Civil Engineering from Penn State. Martha's research interests focus on combining climate and energy models to create resilient infrastructure. She has specialized in understanding the interdisciplinary threats climate change poses and is passionate about integrating climate security into the national security agenda.