Marc Beutel

Principal Investigator

Dr. Marc Beutel is an associate professor of environmental engineering in the School of Engineering at UC Merced, where he started in July 2015.

Before this, he was in the Civil and Environmental...

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Louis Amegbletor

PhD Student

I am originally from Ghana, West Africa and undertook my BSc Degree in Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering at the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, KNUST. I served as a Research...

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Julia Burmistrova

MS Graduate 2019

After earning a dual-BS in Bio-environmental Engineering from Rutgers University (New Jersey), I moved all the way to sunny California to get an MS in Environmental Systems at UCM. My passion for...

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Melissa Conn

MS Student

Originally from Reno, Nevada, I received my BS in Environmental Science. Both my studies and fieldwork have emphasized aquatic ecology, limnology and stream/fish habitat monitoring. I moved to San...

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Suzanne Cox

MS Graduate 2011

Suzanne Cox earned a B.S. in Civil and Environmental Engineering from Washington State University where she was a member of Tau Beta Pi Engineering Honors Society and Division I NCAA women’s rowing...

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Shelby Defeo

PhD Student

I completed my BS with an emphasis in Environmental Chemistry at The Evergreen State College in Washington, where my undergraduate research focused on water quality and mercury consumption in...

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Stephen Dent

PhD Graduate 2012

Dr. Stephen Dent earned a B.S. and M.S. degree in Environmental Engineering at Montana Tech (Go Orediggers!), Montana’s Premier STEM University. He earned a PhD in Civil and Environmental Engineering...

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Lanka DeSilva

MS Graduate 2011

Lanka DeSilva earned a BS in Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering from University of Alabama and a M.S. in Environmental Engineering from Washington State University under Dr. Beutel...

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Ricardi Duvil

PhD Graduate 2015

Dr. Duvil has a B.S. in Environmental Engineering from Boston's Suffolk University and M.S. degrees in Applied Geosciences from University of Pennsylvania and Environmental Engineering from Johns...

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Byran Fuhrmann

PhD Graduate 2020

I received my BS in Chemistry and a MBA in Strategic Sustainability from Humboldt State. At the time I working as the quality assurance manager for a local environmental laboratory and became...

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