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Principal Investigator

Prof. Allyson McGaughey

Dr. McGaughey is joining 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 UNM, Dr. McGaughey was a distinguished postdoctoral fellow 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)

We are looking for motivated undergraduate students, graduate students, and/or postdoctoral scholars starting in January or August 2024! If you are interested, please reach out directly to Professor McGaughey via email ( with a detailed CV and description of your research interests and experience. Researchers from all backgrounds, including environmental engineering, chemical engineering, and materials science, are welcome to apply. 

More information on the program and application deadlines can be found at the links below:

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