Vica Otrubina

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


Vica Otrubina is an undergraduate student in Civil and Environmental Engineering at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, with a primary focus in the Energy-Water-Environment Sustainability program and a secondary focus in Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering. Her research analyzes the policy context of water reuse in the United States.

Vica serves on the Executive Board of Theta Tau, a professional engineering fraternity. In addition to her research in the Stillwell Research Group, she is a student researcher at the Army Corps of Engineers Construction Engineering Research Laboratory. She enjoys cooking and is a gym junkie.

Research Topics

  • Non-potable water reuse
  • Policy analysis

water · energy · policy