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Laura Read
Student: 2011 Cohort

Home school/department at Tufts:
Civil and Environmental Engineering

B.S. in Chemistry at The University of Puget Sound/M.S.E. in Environmental and Water Resources Engineering at The University of Texas at Austin

Previous work experience including internship:
Americorps Volunteer, U.S.G.S. Biological Scientist, Merlin Biological Consultant, City of Portland Environmental Services, City of Austin Water Utility, The University of Texas at Austin T.A., R.A. and Learning Specialist

Primary research interests:
Water management, collaborative partnerships, hydrologic modeling

Other water related experiences:
Co-Project Lead for Engineers Without Borders Greater Austin Peru Project

Skills (software, language, etc):
MatLab, WEAP, ArcGIS, Spanish

Awards and fellowships:
NSF IGERT Water Diplomacy Fellow (present), Dean's Research Award, Tufts (2011), NSF GK-12 Fellowship (2009-2010), Summer Undergraduate Research Award (2005), Summer Undergraduate Research Program at UTMB (2004)