2018 Sustainable Urban Water 

Transdisciplinary Research Program for Undergraduates

Program Dates: May 30 – August 1, 2018

400+ Applications Received

 

Pictured left to right (standing): Amber Pulido, Hattie Greydanus, Lolya McWest, Sam Meltzer, Abbey Anders.  Pictured left to right (kneeling): Jacque Chavez, Isabel McKnight, Annie Block, Nadia Sultan

 

Meet the 2018 Cohort – view the student profiles below!

Abbey Anders

Abbey Anders

Junior, Temple University

Host institution: University of Arizona

Mentor: Tom Meixner

Project: Variation in Vegetation’s Influence on Urban Climate.

Annie Block

Annie Block

Junior, Columbia University

Host institution: Brooklyn College

Mentors: Jennifer Cherrier and Brianne Smith

Project: Natural Solutions for Urban Watershed Sustainability

Jacque Chavez

Jacque Chavez

Junior, New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology

Host institution: Colorado State University

Mentor: Sybil Sharvelle

Project: Assessing the Benefits of Emerging Technologies for Stormwater Management

Hattie Greydanus

Hattie Greydanus

Junior, Calvin College

Host institution: Oregon State University

Mentor: Mary Santelmann

Project: Variation in Vegetation’s Influence on Urban Climate

Isabel McKnight

Isabel McKnight

Sophomore, University of Alabama

Host institution: Texas A&M

Mentor: Ali Mostafavi

Project: System-of-Systems Analysis of Water Infrastructure Resilience under Climate Change Impacts

 

Lolya McWest

Lolya McWest

Junior, Rutgers University

Host institution: Arizona State University

Mentors: Matei Georgescu and Jenni Vanos

Project: Observing the Urban Environment: Measuring Thermal and Radiative Impacts of Trees

Samuel Melzter

Samuel Melzter

Junior, Arizona State University

Host institution: Arizona State University

Mentors: Matei Georgescu and Jenni Vanos

Project: Observing the Urban Environment: Measuring Thermal and Radiative Impacts of Trees

Amber Pulido

Amber Pulido

Senior, University of California Davis

Host institution: Colorado State University

Mentor: Aditi Bhaskar

Project: Cross-city Stormwater Management Comparison

Nadia Sultan

Nadia Sultan

Sophomore, Willamette University

Host institution: Florida International University

Mentors: Jessica Bolson and Mike Sukop

Project: Examining Environmental Decision Making in South Florida

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