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
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
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 .
Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering
Research Areas: Occurrence, fate and effects of trace organic contaminants in the aquatic environment
Sample Projects: Superfund Research Program
Post Doctoral Researcher
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.
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)