Larissa Arakawa Martins

Miss Larissa Arakawa Martins

PhD Candidate

School of Architecture and Built Environment

Faculty of Sciences, Engineering and Technology


Larissa Martins is a researcher based in the School of Architecture & Built Environment, exploring the association between the built environment, thermal comfort and people's health and wellbeing.

  • Environmental monitoring
  • Building performance simulation
  • Human thermal comfort modelling
  • Machine Learning applications for thermal comfort modelling
  • Appointments

    Date Position Institution name
    2022 - ongoing Postgraduate Research Fellow The University of Adelaide
    2020 - 2022 Research Assistant The University of Adelaide
    2018 - 2018 Associate França e Associados Projetos Estruturais
    2017 - 2018 Business Analyst Accenture
    2017 - 2017 Trainee Companhia City
    2015 - 2016 Intern França e Associados Projetos Estruturais
    2013 - 2014 Intern Produtime Gestão e Tecnologia
  • Language Competencies

    Language Competency
    English Can read, write, speak, understand spoken and peer review
    French Can read, write, speak and understand spoken
    Portuguese Can read, write, speak, understand spoken and peer review
    Spanish - Latin American Can read, write, speak and understand spoken
  • Education

    Date Institution name Country Title
    2018 - 2022 University of Adelaide Australia PhD in Architecture
    2016 - 2016 University of Mogi das Cruzes Brazil Bachelor's Degree in Civil Engineering
    2013 - 2015 University of Sao Paulo Brazil Double Qualification Program in Civil Engineering
    2009 - 2015 University of Sao Paulo Brazil Bachelor's Degree in Architecture and Urban Planning
  • Research Interests

  • 2020-2021  AHURI Postgraduate Scholarship Top-up, Australian Housing and Urban Research Institute, Australia
  • 2019  School of Architecture and Built Environment HDR Support, The University of Adelaide, Australia
  • 2018-2021  Faculty of Professions Divisional Scholarship, The University of Adelaide, Australia
  • 2018  Jovenes Lideres Iberoamericanos Scholarship, Fundacion Carolina and Banco Santander, Spain
  • 2014  SEAS/POLI-USP Collaborative Field Course Scholarship, David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studies, Harvard University, USA
  • 2012-2013  International Exchange Program Scholarship - Graduacao Sanduiche - Ciencias sem Fronteiras, Brazilian National Council for Scientific and Technological Development CNPq, Brazil
  • 2010-2012  Undergraduate Research Scholarship - Iniciacao Cientifica, Brazilian National Council for Scientific and Technological Development CNPq, Brazil
  • 2022-present  Course Coordinator of DESST 2517 - Environment II - School of Architecture and Built Environment, The University of Adelaide, Australia
  • 2020-present  Tutor in ARCH 7041 - Advanced Architecture Technologies - School of Architecture and Built Environment, The University of Adelaide, Australia
  • 2019-present  Tutor in DESST 2517 - Environment II - School of Architecture and Built Environment, The University of Adelaide, Australia
  • 2014  Tutor in PHD2412 - Urban Sanitation II (Saneamento II) - Polytechnic School, University of Sao Paulo, Brazil
  • 2010  Tutor in PRO2315 - Ergonomics I (Ergonomia I) - Polytechnic School, University of Sao Paulo, Brazil
  • Position: PhD Candidate
  • Phone: 83133702
  • Email: larissa.arakawamartins@adelaide.edu.au
  • Campus: North Terrace
  • Building: Horace Lamb, floor 3
  • Org Unit: School of Architecture and Built Environment

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