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Meagan S. Mauter

Principle Investigator

Meagan S. Mauter

Associate Professor
Principal Investigator
B.S., Civil & Environmental Engineering, Rice University, 2006
B.A., History, Rice University, 2006
Ph.D., Yale University, 2011

Associate Professor, Civil & Environmental Engineering

Courtesy Faculty, Chemical Engineering

Center Fellow, By Courtesy, Woods Institute for the Environment

Research Director, National Alliance for Water Innovation

ORISE Faculty Research Participant, National Energy Technology Laboratory

Professor Meagan Mauter holds bachelors degrees in Civil & Environmental Engineering and History from Rice University, a Masters of Environmental Engineering from Rice University, and a PhD in Chemical and Environmental Engineering from Yale University. She completed post-doctoral training in the Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs and the Mossavar Rahmani Center for Business and Government at the Harvard Kennedy School of Government, where she was an Energy Technology Innovation Policy Fellow.  

Her present research seeks novel approaches to sustainably meet water supply in an energy constrained world by re-thinking the policies surrounding water treatment, re-defining the inputs to the treatment process, and re-envisioning the membranes in membrane-based water treatment processes.