Led by Charley Driscoll, EMPOWER is a team of over 50 people, including the leadership team, affiliated faculty, staff, graduate students, and external advisors. Browse our full directory below, which includes the leadership team and our graduate student trainees, or check out the information about our affiliated faculty and external advisors.
MS, Civil & Environmental Engineering
Sara is from New Fairfield, CT and earned a B.S. in Environmental Science and a B.A. in Geography from Villanova University in 2014. After completing her undergraduate degrees, Sara worked in an environmental chemistry lab in Connecticut, where she analyzed soil and water samples for a variety of parameters. Wanting to see the bigger scope of her work, Sara joined the Civil & Environmental Engineering Department at Syracuse University in August 2015 and began working with Dr.…
Sarah is a PhD student in the Department of Biology working with Dr. Katie Becklin. She earned her MS in Plant Pathology from the University of Arizona in 2016. Between her degrees Sarah worked as a scientist in the biotechnology and agriculture industries. Her research at Syracuse investigates microbial effects on plant responses to environmental stress in a changing climate. …