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Principal Investigator

Allyson McGaughey
Assistant Professor

Gerald May Department of Civil, Construction, and Environmental Engineering

University of New Mexico

Dr. McGaughey joined the Gerald May Department of Civil, Construction, and Environmental Engineering in the University of New Mexico as an Assistant Professor in January 2024. Her research interests include advanced separation processes and materials for applications in water treatment, resource recovery, and environmental remediation. Prior to joining UNM, Dr. McGaughey was a Distinguished Postdoctoral Fellow in the Andlinger Center for Energy and the Environment at Princeton University. She holds a B.S. in Chemical Engineering from the University of Washington and M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in Civil and Environmental Engineering from the University of Southern California. Outside of work, Dr. McGaughey enjoys hiking, camping, diving, and spending time with her cat, dog, and husband (listed in no particular order)

Office: CENT 3042

We are always open to hear from motivated undergraduate students, graduate students, and/or postdoctoral scholars. If you are interested, please reach out directly to Dr. McGaughey via email (allysonmcgaughey@unm.edu) with a CV and a statement of your research experience and interests. Researchers from all backgrounds, including but not limited to environmental engineering, chemical engineering, materials science, chemistry, and physics are welcome to apply. 

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