Isabel Lopez

Isabel Lopez
B.S, Civil Engineering, Undergraduate, 05/17/2020

Cohort Level: Cohort - III

Career Goal: Once I complete my Master’s degree in Environmental Engineering, I want to employ all the skills and from the hands-on research and practical training, to then continue to harness these skills in a job. Objectively applying my research throughout a job that encompasses applied research and advancements in water resources projects that benefit the environment and society. I also do consider obtaining my doctoral degree to further specialize in water resources and environmental engineering but as of now, my plan remains to continue my journey into the workforce once I complete my master's degree.

Expected Graduation Date: May 18, 2020

Degree: B.S Civil Engineering

Research Title: Alternatives for Reducing Nuisance Flooding in an Urban Neighborhood

Research Synopsis: The proposed project plans to examine nuisance flooding in the north east of the city of El Paso, TX. Urban neighborhood’s existing land cover and socioeconomic factors will be evaluated in aiding the implementation of rain water harvesting.