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Current Students

PhD Candidate

Christina Kastely

PhD Candidate

Working toward a

PhD in Environmental Science and Engineering

Career Goals

I believe that pursuing the shared needs of people and the environment is a powerful approach to healing our communities and ecosystems because it allows us to identify the root of environmental and human health problems and find solutions that improve the quality of both.

Research Role (since           )

2022

Christina investigates transportation related air pollutants including their sources, variability, and solutions, and explores how vulnerability to these risks varies across an urban area.

Previously Earned:

BA in Environmental Sciences from UC Berkeley

MA in Biology from Miami University

Graduate Research Assistant

Tristan Arias

Graduate Research Assistant

Working toward a

PhD in Environmental Science and Engineering

Career Goals

I aim to increase the ability of engineers to work on social problems by exploring the suitability of engineering, historically and currently, towards a variety of these problems.

Research Role (since           )

2024

Assisting in optimizing installation locations for electric vehicle charging stations.

Previously Earned:

BS in Engineering Science from Trinity University

Undergraduate Research Assistant

Nicolas Williams

Undergraduate Research Assistant

Working toward a

BS in Chemical Engineering

Career Goals

With a specialization in Environmental Engineering while studying Chemical Engineering, my career trajectory is guided by a passion for mitigating environmental impact through innovative solutions. I aspire to create a career path that hones technical expertise with a passion for sustainability.

Research Role (since           )

2024


I am actively engaged in research that intersects data analysis with environmental engineering principles. I am delving into the intricate realm of data mining within industrial settings and investigating trends within R Studio, specifically examining regional technology adoption.

 

Undergraduate Research Assistant

Katie Whatley

Undergraduate Research Assistant

Working toward a

BS in Civil Engineering

Career Goals

I aspire to improve humanity's infrastructure development by meaningfully contributing to innovative research and pursuing green engineering through renewable energy projects and sustainable urban development.

Research Role (since           )

2024

Collecting data regarding electricity generation.

 

Undergraduate Research Assistant

Natalie Martinez

Undergraduate Research Assistant

Working toward a

BS in Environmental Science

Career Goals

Natalie hopes to one day get a PhD in Environmental Science and engineering and explore the ways that engineers and scientists can work together to remediate polluted waterways.

Research Role (since           )

2024

Natalie researches the implementation of EV charging stations in Bexar County and how they can be used in the most efficient ways

Alumni

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