Dr. Michelle K. Marincel

Michelle K. Marincel Payne is an assistant professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering at Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology. Michelle is co-leading an Undergraduate Research Community to support students’ learning through research, efforts to integrate open-ended problems throughout civil and environmental engineering curricula, research to remove stormwater pollutants via engineered treatment wetlands, and development of an appropriate technology course and modules with strong emphasis on social sustainability. She completed her Ph.D. in environmental engineering in civil engineering from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, her M.S. in environmental engineering from Missouri University of Science and Technology, and her B.S. in nuclear engineering from the University of Missouri-Rolla.

Her Talk is entitled  ‘Enabling students and communities to flourish: the importance of entrepreneurship, empathy and diversity in humanitarian engineering’