Mauricio E. Arias
Mauricio E. Arias
Assistant Professor
Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering
ENC 3216
4202 E. Fowler Avenue ENG-030
University of South Florida
Tampa, FL 33620-5350
Phone: (813) 974-5593;
Email: mearias[at]usf.edu
Research group website: www.watershedsustainability.org

 

EDUCATION
  • B.S. Environmental Engineering (Magna Cum Laude), University of Florida., Gainesville, FL.
  • M.E. Environmental Engineering, University of Florida., Gainesville, FL.
  • Ph.D. Civil Engineering, University of Canterbury, Christchurch, New Zealand
RESEARCH INTERESTS
  • Water Resources Sustainability
  • Ecohydrology of tropical and subtropical lowlands
  • Ecological engineering
CURRENT RESEARCH PROJECTS
  • Investigation of Stormwater BMPs in the City of Tampa (49k), 2020. Awarded by the City of Tampa. PI.
  • Effective Energy Recovery in Desalination and Water Reclamation Utilities through Pressure-Retarded Osmosis (130k), 2019-2020. Awarded by the Bureau of Reclamation (#R19AC00100). PI.
  • Temporal and Spatial Optimization of Existing and Emerging Nutrient Management Technologies and Practices for Control of Harmful Algal Blooms ($1M), 2020-2023. Awarded by the Environmental Protection Agency (#840090). Co-PI.
COURSES TAUGHT
  • Ecological Engineering
  • Fluid Mechanics
  • Global Water Resources Sustainability
PROFESSIONAL REGISTRATION
  • Professional Engineer, State of Florida, 2021-.
AWARDS AND HONORS
  • McKnight Junior Faculty Fellowship, 2020-2021
  • HydroLearn Fellow, 2020
  • Giorgio Ruffolo Post-Doctoral Research Fellowship, Harvard University, 2014-2016
  • University of Canterbury International Doctoral Student Scholarship, 2009-2012
  • Norman Casey Scholarship. University of Florida, 2006.
  • 1st Place, Water Environment Federation National Student Design Competition, 2006
  • 1st Place, Florida Water Environment Association Student Design Competition, 2006
  • University Scholar, University of Florida, 2005
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