Kathleen Smits, Ph.D.

Civil Engineering Department

Research Interests:

  • Land-atmosphere interactions
  • Shallow subsurface multiphase processes
  • Contaminant transport
  • Hydrology

Funded Research Topics & Sponsoring Agency(ies):

  • Integrating responsible engineering and local knowledge- artisanal gold mining (NSF PIRE)
  • Natural gas migration and mitigating its occurrence/consequence (DOT PHMSA, DOE ARPA-E MONITOR)

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Kathleen Smits, Ph.D., Civil Engineering