Ph.D. Students

Marah Berry

Marah Berry is a PhD candidate in environmental engineering. She is conducting research on ambiguity in engineering problem solving and the intersection of problem solving with ethics. She also works full time as the Assistant Director of Strategic Research Development in the University of Florida Office of Research.





Adrian Brown

Adrian Brown is a PhD candidate in environmental engineering. He is investigating the clean-up of a Superfund site in Jacksonville, FL, using community-based participatory research. He also works full time as an environmental engineer for Northrup Grumman.





Ping Neo

Ping Neo is a PhD candidate in environmental engineering. She is studying the experiences of students during international internships. She also works full time as the Director of International Engineering Programs at UF.




Undergraduate Students

Alexander Benashvili

Alexander Benashvili is an undergraduate in industrial engineering. He is studying the relationship between personal characteristics such as masculine and feminine traits, attendance at office hours, and class performance.

Maya Patel

Maya Patel is an undergraduate in environmental engineering. She is studying the impact of engineering ethics instruction that has a focus on social justice.


Anna Nelson, BS, 2022

Elizabeth (Anne) Bates, BS, 2022

Emily Buten, BS, 2022: PhD candidate, University of Michigan

Kayla Kummerlen, BS, 2022: Kimley Horn

Caitlyn Simonds, MS, 2022

Gretchen Dietz, PhD, 2022: Assistant Teaching Professor, Department of Engineering Technology and Construction Management, UNC – Charlotte

Barukh Rohde, PhD, 2020; Research Physical Scientist, US Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service, Subtropical Horticulture Research Station, Miami

Daniel Frank, PhD, 2018; Lecturer, Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering, Arizona State University

Amy Bumbaco, PhD, 2015; Academic Advisor, First-Year Programs, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University

Nathan Hicks, MS, 2015; PhD in Engineering Education, Purdue University, 2020; Lecturer and Research Assistant Professor, Cook Grand Challenge Honors Program, Tickle College of Engineering, University of Tennessee