Trevor L. Auth

Former Graduate Research Assistant
Civil and Environmental Engineering
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign


Trevor Auth is a M.S. student in the Water Resources Engineering and Science area in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. His research focuses on hydropower potential at low-head dams and integration with intermitted renewable electricity sources.

Trevor graduated from U.S. Coast Guard Academy with a B.S. in Civil Engineering in 2012. Following graduation, he served as an active duty officer in the U.S. Coast Guard from 2012-2017.

Research Topics

  • Hydropower generation
  • Hydrology and hydraulics
  • Renewable energy systems


  • B.S. in Civil Engineering, U.S. Coast Guard Academy, 2012


  • Coast Guard Achievement Medal
  • Commandant’s Letter of Commendation Ribbon
  • Coast Guard Unit Commendation Medal
  • Meritorious Team Commendation (on three occasions)