Presented by Michael Perez, CPESC – Assitant Professor, Auburn University & Lan Liu, MS – Graduate Research Assistant, Auburn University
Michael A. Perez is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at Auburn University. He helps oversee the Auburn University – Erosion and Sediment Control Testing Facility. HIs research specializes in the evaluation and enhancement of construction stormwater practices, methods, and technologies using large-scale testing techniques.
Lan is a graduate research assistant pursuing a Ph.D. candidate in Civil Engineering and is developing and assessing passive treatment methods for construction site sediment basins. She is originally from Beijing, China and received a joint bachelor’s degrees in Civil Engineering in 2016 from Beijing University of Civil Engineering and Architecture and Auburn University. She also earned a master’s degree in Civil Engineering in 2018 from Auburn University. Her previous research conducted sample preparation, experimental design, and quantitative analysis with liquid chromatography techniques to analyze behavior and fate of endocrine disrupting chemicals in Alabama estuaries.