University of Colorado
Environmental Engineering

Students and Researchers

Affiliate Researchers


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Alina Handorean

alina.handorean[at]colorado.edu

Research Associate/Lecturer

Co-President of the Postdoctoral Association of Colorado (PAC)

Focus: Airborne biomarkers characterization and their associated potential health effects

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BS University of Bucharest (1998)
Biochemistry

MS University of Bucharest (2000)
Molecular Biology

MA Washington University in St. Louis (2004) Chemistry

PhD Washington University in St. Louis (2008) Chemistry



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Azra Bilgin

azra.bilgin[at]colorado.edu

Adjunct Associate Professor , University of Colorado Boulder

Associate Professor, Cukurova University, Turkey

Focus: Biological Treatment of Acid Mine Drainage with Sugarcane Bagasse Byproduct/ Control of Microbially Induced Concrete Corrosion

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Website

 

BS Istanbul Technical University (1997)
Environmental Engineering

MS Istanbul Technical University (1999)
Environmental Engineering

PhD University of Colorado Boulder (2004) Environmental Engineering

Post-Doc California Institute of Technology (2006) Environmental Sciences and Engineering


 
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Paola Almeida

palmeida[at]espol.edu.ec

Visiting Scholar, University of Colorado Boulder

Focus: Biological Treatment of Acid Mine Drainage with Sugarcane Bagasse Byproduct

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BS Escuela Superior Politecnica del Litoral(1996) Oceanography

MS UNESCO-IHE Institute for Water Education(1999)
Environmental Sciences and Technology

PhD University of Trieste (2007) Environmental Sciences


 

Current Graduate Students

Odessa Gomez
odessa.gomez[at]colorado.edu

Doctoral Candidate
Environmental Engineering
Focus: Oxidation of Bioaerosols

Resume

BS Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (2007)

Chemical Engineering

MS University of Colorado (2009)

Chemical and Biological Engineering


Alejandro Caicedo-Ramirez
alca3373[at]colorado.edu

Doctoral Student
Environmental Engineering
Focus: Control of Microbial Induced Concrete Corrosion

Resume

 

BS Polytechnic University of Catalonia (2010) Chemical Engineering

MS University of Barcelona (2012)

Molecular Biotechnology

MS University of Colorado (2014)

Environmental Engineering

 

Ismael Justo-Reinoso
isju7327[at]colorado.edu

Doctoral Student
Environmental Engineering
Focus: Control of Microbial Induced Concrete Corrosion

Resume

BS Autnomous University of Guadalajara (2000) Civil Engineering

MS University of Nottingham (2003) Environmental Engineering


 

 

Current Undergraduate Students

Jordan Jimenez-Estrada
Jordan.Jimenez-estrada[at]colorado.edu

Undergraduate Student
Environmental Engineering
Focus: Oxidation of Bioaerosols

Resume

BS University of Colorado (2015)

Environmental Engineering
Environmental Economics Minor

 

 

Previous Lab Members

Jane Turner
jane.turner[at]colorado.edu

Environmental Engineer II
Geomega, Inc.

Resume

LinkedIn

 

BS Weber State University (2000)
Applied Environmental Geoscience


PhD University of Colorado (2014) Environmental Engineering

 

Bharath Prithiviraj

bharath.prithiviraj[at]gmail.com

Post Doctoral Fellow, Plant Biology Division, The Noble Foundation

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BS Loyola College,University of Madras (1998)
Biology

MS Pondicherry University (2000)

PhD University of Madras (2011)
Life Sciences/Biotechnology

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Ali Ling
alison.ling[at]colorado.edu

Environmental Specialist
Barr Engineering Company

Resume

LinkedIn

BCE University of Minnesota (2008)
Civil Engineering

MS University of Colorado (2012) Environmental Engineering

PhD University of Colorado (2014) Environmental Engineering

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Diedra Gustafson
diedra.gustafson[at]colorado.edu

Civil, Environmental, Architectural Engineering

BS University of Colorado (2013)

Environmental Engineering

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Ben Miller
benjamin.j.miller[at]colorado.edu

Masters
Environmental Engineering

BS University of Colorado (2011)

Environmental Engineering

MS University of Colorado (2013)

Environmental Engineering

Anna Campbell
anna.m.campbell[at]colorado.edu

Civil, Environmental, Architectural Engineering

BS University of Colorado

Environmental Engineering

 

Paige Pruisner
paige.pruisner[at]colorado.edu

Civil, Environmental, Architectural Engineering

BS University of Colorado

Environmental Engineering

 

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Kevin McCabe
kmccabe[at]cgcc.edu

Columbia Gorge Community College

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BA Johns Hopkins University (2000)
Biology

PhD Oregon Health and Science University (2007)
Molecular and Medical Genetics

Roberto Rodriguez

roberto.rodriguez-1[at]colorado.edu

 

 

 

 

BS University of Puerto Rico (1997)
Microbiology

MS University of Puerto Rico (2003)
Biology

PhD University of Arizona (2007)
Environmental Sciences

Post-Doc University of North Carolina (2007-2010)

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Megan Howard

Lecturer

California Polytechnic Institute

 

BS Case Western Reserve Univeristy

PhD Colorado Health Sciences Center (2008)

Post-Doc Colorado:
Environmental Survivability of Viral Pathogens

 

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Svetlana Nevostrueva

IBM Corporation

 

BS Urals State Technical University, Russia

MS Montana State University

PhD Colorado (2010):
Metal Sorption to Benzotriazole Derivatives

 

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Muna Abu-Dalo
Mabudlo[at]clarkson.edu

Post-Doctoral Fellow
Clarkson University

BS University of Jordan

MS University of Jordan

PhD Colorado (2003):

Electrochemical Characterizations of Benzotriazoles

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Sarahann Dow
sarahann.dow[at]colorado.edu

Private Engineering Practice

BS William and Mary

MS University of Colorado

PhD Colorado (2004):
Inactivation of Emerging Pathogens

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Lars Angenent
la249[at]cornells.edu

Associate Professor
Dept. of Biological and Environmental Engineering

Cornell University


BS Wageningen University

PhD Iowa State University

Post-Doc Colorado: Urban Bioaerosol Characterizations

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Ana Cristina Fonseca
ana.fonseca[at]colorado.edu

Private Engineering Practice

Carollo Consulting Engineers

BS Lisbon University

MS University of Cincinnati

PhD Colorado (2002):
Biofouling of Nanofiltration Membranes

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Maj. Ivette Obrien
Ivette.OBrien[at]brooks.af.mil

Cheif of Bioenvironmental Engineering currently stationed in Oman

BS University of Puerto Rico Myaguez

MS University of Texas

PhD Colorado (2003):
Anoxic Biodegradation of Benzotriazoles

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Jeff Cornell
jcornell[at]satx.rr.com

Lt. Col. US Air Force
Cheif of Technology Transfer
The Pentagon

BS Cornell University

MS University of Maryland

PhD Colorado (2001): Environmental Fate of Aircraft Deicing Fluid Components

 

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Cyndee Gruden
cyndee.gruden[at]eng.utoledu.edu

Assistant Professor
Civil Engineering

University of Toledo

BS New Hampshire

MS New Hampshire

Ph.D. Colorado (2000): Anaerobic Treatability of Benzotriazole Waste Streams

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Jordan Peccia
jordan.peccia[at]yale.edu

Assistant Professor
Chemical Engineering
Yale University

 

BS Montana State University

MS Montana State University

PhD Colorado (2000) ;
UV Inactivation of Bioaerosols