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Early-Career Research Fellow - Srijan Aggarwal

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University of Alaska Fairbanks


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The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine – Gulf Research Program (NASEM - GRP)

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NASEM Gulf Research Program Fellowships


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Education and Outreach

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Human and/or Institutional Capacity

Project Description

Dr. Aggarwal is an assistant professor in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at the University of Alaska Fairbanks. He completed a Bachelor’s in civil engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology-Delhi and an M.S. and Ph.D. in civil engineering with a focus in environmental engineering at the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities. He spent two-and-a-half years as a post-doctoral scholar in a joint appointment at the BioTechnology Institute and the Department of Civil, Environmental, and Geo-Engineering at the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities. Dr. Aggarwal specializes in the field of environmental biotechnology. He has specific interest in bacterial biofilms in environmental systems, expanding to biofilms at oil-water interface and resultant impacts on oil biodegradation in the marine environment. He is a recipient of the National Science Foundation CAREER award for his work on biofilms in drinking water.


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