Boya Xiong, Ph.D.
Department of Civil, Environmental and Geo-Engineering
- Ph.D., Civil and Environmental Engineering, Pennsylvania State University, 2018
- M.Sc., Agricultural and Biological Engineering, Pennsylvania State University, 2014
- B.Sc., Biotechnology, East China University of Science and Technology, 2011
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Boya is passionate about the science and engineering that enables environmental sustainability of polymer chemicals and materials. The long term goal is to enable sustainable design, use and manage of polymer chemicals, materials, and wastes. Before join UMN in 2020 fall, Boya is a Postdoctoral Associate in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at MIT. In her free time, Boya enjoys competitive powerlifting, singing, and cooking.
Sara BinAhmed-Menzies Ph.D.
B.S., Physics (minor in Mathematics), American University of Beirut-Lebanon, 2005
M.S., Biological Engineering, American University of Beirut-Lebanon, 2013
Ph.D., Environmental Engineering, University of Minnesota, 2020
B.A., Chemistry (minor in Environmental Science), Hamilton College, 2019
Phoebe is interested in answering crucial questions about the fate and transport of pollutants in aqueous environments. The goal of her research is to identify how polymeric materials chemically degrade in environmental settings using advanced analytical techniques. Phoebe also enjoys exploring the outdoors, participating in community action and activism, and taking care of her foster cats.
Daizong Meng (on leave)
B.Sc., Environmental Engineering, North of China University, 2017
M.S., Environmental Engineering, Tongji University, 2020
B.Sc. in Physics from Pacific Lutheran University
Claire is interested in applying her knowledge of physics from undergrad to the field of environmental engineering and is passionate about contributing new knowledge to the environmental field. Before starting at the University of Minnesota Claire worked and studied at Pacific Lutheran University in Tacoma, Washington. In her free time Claire enjoys traveling, making music, and being outdoors.
Meili Gong (Sophomore, Bioproducts and Biosystems Engineering)