Jean Nocito-Gobel, Professor of Civil & Environmental Engineering at the University of New Haven,
received her Ph.D. from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst. Her doctoral research focused on the deposition and release of colloidal-sized particles in groundwaters. Jean more recently has been actively involved in a number of educational initiatives in the Tagliatela College of Engineering including KEEN and PITCH, PI of the ASPIRE grant, and is the coordinator for the first-year Intro to Engineering course. Her professional interests include modeling the transport and fate of contaminants in groundwater and surface water systems, as well as engineering education reform.