Alasdair Cohen

Postdoctoral Scholar and Environmental Health Scientist

Berkeley Water Center and the Energy & Resources Group

Research Areas: Drinking water supply and treatment in rural areas; Water and development policy; Environmental Health; Indicator design and evaluation (and poverty metrics); China

Sample Projects: Berkeley/China-CDC Program for Water & Health (multiple ongoing and planned projects), Evaluating Household Water Treatment in Rural China, The Multidimensional Poverty Assessment Tool (MPAT) with the United Nation's IFAD

Adam French

Ciriacy-Wantrup Postdoctoral Fellow

Energy & Resources Group

Research Areas: Environmental Policy and Governance, Human Dimensions of Global Change, Natural Resource Conflict

Sample Projects: Critical Meta-Analysis of Integrated Water Resource Management (IWRM) in Practice; Watershed Governance on Peru’s Pacific Slope; Water Conflicts in the Andean Region

Marc Teixido Planes

Postdoctoral Researcher

Environmental Engineering. Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering.

Research Areas: Environmental chemistry; water quality; organic pollutant fate in underground and aquatic environments; transport and adsorption mechanisms; soil remediation.

Sample Projects: Stormwater Capture and Reuse: Methodologies, models, and materials for predictable removal of chemicals from stormwater during distributed recharge .

Carsten Prasse, PhD

Postdoctoral Researcher

Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering

Research Areas: Occurrence, fate and effects of trace organic contaminants in the aquatic environment

Sample Projects: Superfund Research Program

Andrea Silverman

Post Doctoral Researcher

Environmental Engineering

Research Areas: Detection and control of waterborne pathogens, wastewater treatment for reuse, natural disinfection mechanisms, waste stabilization ponds and constructed wetlands, wastewater use in irrigated agriculture

Sample Projects: Sunlight inactivation of viruses and bacteria in open-water unit process treatment wetlands: Modeling endogenous and exogenous inactivation rates.

Jennifer Stokes-Draut

Research Engineer

Civil and Environmental Engineering

Research Areas: Infrastructure systems, especially water and  wastewater; water-energy-greenhouse gas nexus; water conservation and efficiency; food, energy, and water connections; energy and environment assessment; life-cycle assessment

Sample Projects: Embedded energy and carbon in California's water systems, Environmental Abatement Cost Curves for Urban Water Systems, Decentralized and off-the-grid wastewater system analysis, Food-energy-water (FEW) interactions at the urban-agriculture interface, and Life-cycle environmental assessment tools for water and wastewater systems (Water-Energy Sustainability Tool (WEST), Wastewater-Energy Sustainability Tool (WWEST), and WESTWeb)