Catherine Kirkland

Office: 309 Barnard Hall
Specialty: Nuclear magnetic resonance study of biofilm
E-mail: catherine.kirkland@montana.edu 

Professional Preparation

Ph.D. Civil/Environmental Engineering

  • Montana State University, May 2017
  • Dissertation: Nuclear magnetic resonance studies of biofilm - porous media systems

Research Focus

       Magnetic resonance, wastewater treatment, bioremediation, biofilms

Teaching Interests

       Wastewater treatment,drinking water treatment, environmentalremediation,engineering, technology and society

Appointments

2019
Assistant Professor, Civil Engineering, MSU

2017                 
Assistant Research Professor, Civil Engineering, MSU

2017               
Research Experience in Carbon Sequestration (RECS) Fellow, US Department of Energy, National Energy Technology Laboratory, Southern Company, and NSF via the Research Coordination Network-CCUS under the Science, Engineering, and Education for Sustainability (SEES) program.

2016
NSF GROW Fellow, Delft Univ. of Technology and Wageningen Univ. and Research, the Netherlands

2013–2017     
NSF GRFP Fellow, Research Asst., MSU College of Engineering (COE) Magnetic Resonance Lab

2013                 
Mildred Livingston Grant Memorial Presidential Graduate Scholar, MSU

2008–2012     
Staff Engineer, Genesis Engineering, Inc., Bozeman, MT


Kirkland CV

 

Biofilm related publications searchable via CBE Publications database

Related News:

MSU News Service January 18, 2018  “MSU field tests push well-sealing technology closer to commercial application”