Leadership Team

Paige Novak

Paige Novak

Program Director, PI

Dept: Civil, Environmental, and Geo-Engineering

Research: Biological transformation of hazardous substances or pollutants and how external environmental factors influence the biodegradation of these substances or how to enhance biodegradation

Trainee: Frantz Joseph

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William Arnold

Co-PI

Dept: Civil, Environmental, and Geo-Engineering

Research: Identifying important transformation processes, understanding detailed reaction mechanisms, and determining reaction rates of anthropogenic chemicals in natural and engineered systems

Trainees: Kate Faber, Frantz Joseph, and Sarah Ziemann

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Bonnie Keeler

Co-PI

Research: Science and technology; water policy; energy and environment; environmental planning; cost-benefit analysis

Dept: Master of Human Rights; Public Policy; and MS in Science, Technology, and Environmental Policy

Timothy Smith

Timothy Smith

Co-PI

Dept: Bioproducts and Biosystems Engineering

Research: Corporate sustainability, product stewardship, sustainable systems policy and market adoption

Trainee: Xilin Yang

Natasha Wright

Natasha Wright

Co-PI

Dept: Mechanical Engineering

Research: Membrane-based separation processes; desalination; engineering global development; water and sanitation in emerging markets; design ethnography and product design

Trainee: Jenn Hoody

Paul Dauenhauer

Paul Dauenhauer

Senior Personnel

Dept: Chemical Engineering and Materials Science

Research: Engineering sustainable energy technology

Elise Harrington

Elise Harrington

Senior Personnel

Dept: Master of Development Practice; Public Policy, Urban and Regional Planning; and MS in Science, Technology, and Environmental Policy

Research: Climate change, energy and environment, environmental policy, international development, policy and program implementation, science and technology

Trainee: Kristin Sako

Gudrun Lock

Gudrun Lock

Artist in Residence

Emily Goff

Emily Goff

External Evaluator

Martha Weitekamp

Martha Weitekamp

Program Coordinator