Ph.D. Student in Civil & Environmental Engineering
Rebecca Kriss, M.S.E., is a Ph.D. student in Civil and Environmental Engineering at Virginia Tech. She holds B.S. and M.S.E. degrees in Environmental Engineering from Johns Hopkins University, where she studied disinfection byproduct formation resulting from chlorination of organic matter. She has 5 years of experience through the O.R.I.S.E. program at the U.S. E.P.A. and as an Environmental Engineer at Pegasus Technical Services, Inc. researching treatment of chemical and biological contaminants of homeland security concern in water and wastewater. As a Ph.D. student at Virginia Tech, she currently researches citizen science tools and interventions for drinking water, including at-home test kit detection of lead in drinking water and water conditions affecting copper pipe aging and dissolution.
Thursday, April 16, 2020
1:00 PM – 2:00 PM