Thomas Missimer, Ph.D., P.G.

Expert in hydrogeology and water quality · Florida Gulf Coast University

Thomas Missimer conducts research into groundwater, sedimentary geology, water resources management, and geochemistry.

Injection Wells Geology Desalination Groundwater Contamination Groundwater Hydrology

Robert Traver, PhD

Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering; Director of the Villanova Center for Resilient Water Systems | College of Engineering · Villanova University

Robert Traver, PhD, PE, WRE, is an expert on green stormwater infrastructure.

Stormwater Management Bmp Green Infrastructure Urban Watersheds Flooding Water Resources

Bryan W. Brooks, Ph.D.

Distinguished Professor, Environmental Science and Biomedical Studies; Director of Environmental Health Science · Baylor University

Dr. Brooks examines water quality, environmental health & contaminants, and sustainability issues, particularly in rapidly urbanizing areas.

Fisheries and Aquaculture Freshwater Sciences Environmental Science Biomedical Science Environmental Health

Ram B. Gupta, Ph.D.

Associate Dean for Faculty Research Development | Professor of Chemical & Life Science Engineering · VCU College of Engineering

Research interest: batteries, electrochemistry, sustainable energy, biofuel, biomaterials, supercritical extraction, and nanomedicine.

Batteries Electrochemical engineering Bio-carbon Supercritical carbon dioxide technology Nanotechnology

Serge Thomas, Ph.D.

Expert in the ecology of aquatic environments · Florida Gulf Coast University

Serge Thomas specializes in the consequences of natural and human stresses in aquatic ecosystems.

Ecological Engineering Hydrosystems Technologies to Clean Water Microplastics Algal Blooms

James Douglass, Ph.D.

Expert in coastal marine ecology · Florida Gulf Coast University

James Douglass studies the interactions among living organisms and the environment in coastal waters, including algae blooms.

Reefs Algae Oysters Water Pollution Marine Biology

Greg Characklis, Ph.D.

Professor, Environmental Sciences & Engineering, Gillings School of Global Public Health · UNC at Chapel Hill

Dr. Characklis is a professor in the Department of Environmental Sciences and Engineering at the UNC Chapel Hill.

Environmental Sciences Water Sustainability Water Quality Microbial Biology University Teaching

Marty Ralph

Research Meteorologist, Director of the Center for Western Weather and Water Extremes (CW3E) · UC San Diego

F. Martin Ralph is a research meteorologist focused on understanding the processes that create extremes in precipitation.

Atmospheric Rivers Observations Atmospheric Chemistry Precipitation Hydrometeorology

Joan B. Rose

Homer Nowlin Chair in Water Research, Dept of Fisheries and Wildlife · Michigan State University

International expert in water and public health microbiology, studies viruses, source tracking and protozoa in water with new tools.

Wastewater Treatment and Reuse Microbial Source Tracking Quantitative Microbial Risk Assessment Public Health Microbiology Environmental Virology

Sarah Wolfe

Professor in the School of Environment, Resources and Sustainability · University of Waterloo

Assistant Professor

Geography Water Decision Making and Governance Water Research Environmental and Social Psychology Sociology

Rachel Noble, Ph.D.

Distinguished Professor, Institute of Marine Sciences · UNC-Chapel Hill

A main thread of Rachel Noble’s work is the application of novel molecular techniques for applied and basic science.

stormwater E. Coli Water Treatment Microbial Contaminants Viruses

Dave Owen

Harry Sunderland '61 Professor of Law · UC Hastings College of the Law

Contacts: owendave@uchastings.edu / 415-703-8285 / Office 368-200

Environmental Law Natural Resources Law Water Law Administrative Law Water Resource Management

David Hu

Associate Professor, Mechanical Engineering · Georgia Tech - COE

David Hu's research focuses on fundamental problems of hydrodynamics and elasticity that have bearing on problems in biology.

Physical Applied Mathematics Biomechanics Fluid Dynamics Fluid Mechanics Solid Mechanics

Greg Tolley, Ph.D.

Expert in marine ecology · Florida Gulf Coast University

Greg Tolley studies estuaries, including the ecology of oyster reefs and the impact of freshwater inflow on estuarine ecosystems.

Science Education Water Quality Physiology of Estuarine Organisms Freshwater Inflow Estuaries and Estuarine Ecosystems

Michael L. Parsons, Ph.D.

Expert in coastal water health · Florida Gulf Coast University

Michael Parsons studies the causes of harmful algal blooms and how their toxins can impact marine and human lives.

Phytoplankton Ecology Coral Reef Ecology Ciguatera Outbreaks Coastal Water Health Plankton Ecosystems

Molly Nation, Ph.D.

Expert in environmental education · Florida Gulf Coast University

Molly Nation explores environmental issues within formal education settings.

Women in S.T.E.M. fields Curriculum Development Water Resilience Education Science Education K-12 Education

Barry H. Rosen, Ph.D.

Expert in cyanobacteria, harmful algal blooms and blue-green algae · Florida Gulf Coast University

Barry Rosen studies the nature of freshwater harmful algal blooms and their dynamics.

blue-green algae Cyanobacterial genetics Diatoms Limnology Fish kills

Hans Paerl, Ph.D.

William R. Kenan Professor of Marine and Environmental Sciences, Institute of Marine Sciences · UNC-Chapel Hill

Hans W. Paerl is Kenan Professor of Marine and Environmental Sciences, at the UNC-Chapel Hill Institute of Marine Sciences.

Hurricanes Tropical Cyclones Estuaries Harmful Algal Blooms Nutrient Pollution

Viviane Yargeau

Professor, Department of Chemical Engineering · McGill University

Yargeau's research focuses on the protection of water resources, wastewater treatment and monitoring of wastewater quality and contaminants.

Ecotoxicology Chemical Pollutants Chemical Engineering Environmental Engineering Environment

William Gonwa, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Program Director · Milwaukee School of Engineering

Dr. William Gonwa focuses on the water resources area of civil engineering including collection systems and stormwater management.

Civil Engineering Water Resources Engineering Wastewater Collection Stormwater Management Flood Control