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Research Focus

Non-point source pollutants are the leading cause of water quality degradation. Engineered Natural Treatment Systems take advantage of low-energy biological processes to capture and transform contaminants. Our research focuses on the fundamental mechanisms related to the microbial and vegetative biotransformation of emerging contaminants in aquatic environments. This work informs understanding of contaminant fate and the optimization of resilient water infrastructure through sustainable natural systems-based treatment technologies to improve water quality for ecosystem and human health.

I have been passionate about the environment for as long as I can remember. I seek to understand environmental processes and craft solutions so that we can interact with our land and water ecosystems more sustainably as we move forward in the anthropocene. Humans are part of the ecosystem, and must be good stewards through science. The research pages to the left describe of some research areas where we have been active; please contact me if interested in collaboration. This page will be updated as new information arrives.

1. Gaging station III

Our research improves the health of water ecosystems.  


Last modified on July 15th, 2016
Posted on July 8th, 2016