Dr. Christie Chatterley
Assistant Professor of Physics & Engineering
Area of Expertise: Microbiological water quality & environmental engineering
Dr. Chatterley has a background in Environmental Engineering, with a focus on service provision in low-resource settings. She has worked with NGOs and multiple governments to assess sustainability of water treatment and sanitation systems. She collaborates with the WHO/UNICEF Joint Monitoring Programme for Drinking Water, Sanitation and Hygiene to support global monitoring of UN Sustainable Development Goals. Locally, Dr. Chatterley is simultaneously working with students to understand microbiological water quality in urban and wild streams, and the Computer Engineering faculty to develop an in-field rapid detection system for fecal contamination in surface waters.
“Water is a human right! Regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, nationality, etc., everyone deserves access to safe water.”
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