Alumni

Graduation selfies

Trevor L. Auth
M.S., Civil Engineering, 2019
Thesis: Low-Head Hydropower as a Reserve Power Source for Wind Power
Current position: Hazen and Sawyer

Zachary A. Barkjohn
M.S., Civil Engineering, 2015
Thesis: Local and Downstream Impacts of Water Reuse at Power Plants
Current position: Xylem

Gabrielle M. Bethke
M.S., Civil Engineering, 2020
Thesis: Disaggregation and classification of residential water events from high-resolution smart water meter data using unsupervised machine learning methods
Current position: ComEd

Joseph Loend’a-Namba Bongungu
M.S., Civil Engineering, 2020
Thesis: Estimating residential hot water consumption from smart electricity meter data
Current position: HDR

James F. Canning
M.S., Civil Engineering, 2018
Thesis: Sustainability Analysis of Distributed, Green Stormwater Infrastructure
Current position: Strand Associates

Christopher M. Chini
Ph.D., Civil Engineering, 2018
Dissertation: The Blue City: Urban Metabolism and the Energy-Water Nexus
Current position: Assistant Professor, Air Force Institute of Technology

Abigail R. Cohen
B.S., Civil Engineering, 2020
Current position: Federal Aviation Administration

Tyler A. DeNooyer
M.S., Civil Engineering, 2015
Thesis: Integrating Water Resources and Power Generation: The Energy-Water Nexus in Illinois
Current position: Prein&Newhof

Lucas A. Djehdian
M.S., Civil Engineering, 2018
Thesis: The Resource Demands and Water Stress of Cities: A Study of the U.S. Urban Food-Energy-Water Nexus
Current position: HDR

Lauren E. Excell
B.S., Civil Engineering, 2020
Current position: M.S./Ph.D. student, Stanford University

Brianna L. Freitag
B.S., Civil Engineering, 2018
M.S., Civil Engineering, 2019

Current position: DuPage County Stormwater Management

Mingming Gui
B.S., Civil Engineering, 2017
M.S., Civil Engineering, 2018
Current position: PBS Engineering and Environmental, Inc.

Rohini S. Gupta
B.S. Civil Engineering, 2017
Current position: M.S./Ph.D. student, Civil and Environmental Engineering, Cornell University

Lauren H. Logan
Ph.D., Civil Engineering, 2018
Dissertation: Integrating Thermoelectric Power Generation Operations with Aquatic Ecosystem Sustainability
Current position: Assistant Professor, Ohio Northern University

William Naggaga Lubega
Ph.D., Civil Engineering, 2018
Dissertation: Managing Impacts of Hydrological Droughts and Heat Waves on Thermal Power Plants
Current position: Boston Consulting Group

Kelsey L. Schreiber
B.S., Systems Engineering and Design, 2016
Current position: AgReach

Micah Stickling
B.S., Civil Engineering, 2018
Current position: Bloomington Township Public Water District

Grace E. Wackerman
B.S., Electrical Engineering, 2020
Senior thesis: Using socioeconomic data to predict multi-family residential electricity consumption
Current position: National Grid

Reshmina William
M.S., Civil Engineering, 2015
Thesis: Reliability Analysis of Green Roofs Under Different Storm Scenarios
Ph.D., Civil Engineering, 2019
Dissertation: The Role of Reliability in Characterizing Green Stormwater Infrastructure in Urban Areas
Current position: TERRA Engineering, Ltd.

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