Sarai Patterson

Sarai is a Master's student studying Materials Science and co-runs a start-up which is researching sustainable, cost effective and environmentally friendly feminine products.

Lani McKinnon

Vice President
Lani is a PhD student researching chemical sensors and engineered materials for micro- and nano-scale devices. Before switching to chemical engineering, Lani received her bachelor's degree in chemistry and worked as an analytical chemist with a variety of sample types including drinking and waste water.

Kristen Carter

Kristen is an undergraduate studying Mechanical Engineering, which is her second bachelor's degree. She is a US Navy veteran, and her background is in athletic medicine, healthcare, genetics, and she even spent time on a cattle ranch in rural Queensland, Australia. She works in the Multiscale Mechanics and Materials Laboratory and researches 3D printed metals.

Blair Armstrong

Blair studies Biomedical Engineering

Aaron Meyer

International Project Lead
Aaron studies Civil Engineering and Applied Mathematics

Eric Humphrey

International Project Lead
Eric is a PhD student studying hydrogeology and the efficacy of environmental tracers in groundwater. Before beginning his graduate studies at the U, Eric worked as a geological engineer with the EWB in-country offices in Guatemala and Nicaragua. Eric hopes to apply his personal and professional interest in water sustainability to collaborate with the people of Chosco in responsible water resource development.

Jan van der Sterre

Navajo Nations Liaison
Jan studies Civil Engineering and works for SL County in Stormwater and Flood Control Engineering in the areas of water quality water quality monitoring and pollution prevention.

Steve Burian

Faculty Advisor
PE. Assoc. Prof. Research at the University of Utah
Steve's work contributes to the planning and engineering of sustainable and resilient urban water resources systems. Areas include integrated urban water management, low-impact development, green infrastructure.

Larry Milner

Professional Engineer In Charge
Retired P.E. in Env. Eng.
Working in hazardous waste remediation and site restoration activities. Past Vice President in charge of the Chicago Environmental Services Group for Burns & McDonnell Inc.