Ms. Jie Lin graduated from Dr. Wang’s team with a M.S. degree in Environmental Engneering in Spring 2018. Her thesis is titled "Statistical evaluation of the factors causing microbial growth in point-of-use filters". Jie Lin is currently working on a M.S. at Columbia University in the major of Operation Research.
Mr. Tim Kent graduated from Dr. Wang’s team with a M.S. degree in Civil Engineering in fall 2018. His thesis is titled "Mechanistic Understanding of the NOB Suppression by Free Ammonia Inhibition in Continuous Flow Aerobic Granulation Bioreactors". Tim is currently working for AECOM as as a Civil Engineer.
Ms. Parita Shah graduated with a M.S. degree in Environmental Engineering in fall 2018, and is currently working as a Solid Waste Engineer at SCS Engineers in Washington D.C. Her research while at the lab is entitled, "Evaluation of digital PCR (dPCR) for the quantification of soil nitrogen turnover bacteria in wetland mesocosms in response to seasonal, fertilization, and plant species richness level effects".
Amelia Flanery graduated with a M.S. degree in Civil Engineering in spring 2020, and is currently working as an Environmental Scientist at Tetra Tech in Boston, Mass. Her thesis research, which was funded under an EPA STAR project, is entitled, "Impact of Indirect Potable Reuse on Endocrine Disrupting Compounds in the Potomac River Basin." Before joining the OWML, she received her B.S. in Environmental Science from SUNY Plattsburgh in 2017.
For his doctoral research, Ahmed split his time between Politecnico Di Torino in Italy (working with Professor Fulvio Boano) and the OWML in Manassas Virginia (working with Professor Grant). His PhD research focused on the development of mathematical models for nutrient and pollutant removal in streams (e.g., by hyporheic exchange). He defended his PhD spring 2023, and is joining the OWML as a post-doctoral scholar in April of this year.
Emily Parker completed her Ph.D. in Civil and Environmental Engineering at Virginia Tech in 2022. She Her research focused on green infrastructure for urban runoff management and stormwater harvesting. She is currently working for the Environmental Protection Agency's Office of Water in Washington D.C.