Nicole Fahrenfeld
Nicole Fahrenfeld
Environmental chemistry and environmental microbiology to promote water quality and sustainability, with applications in natural and engineered systems

Busch Campus
School of Engineering
Dept of Civil and Environmental Engineering 

Dr. Fahrenfeld is an environmental engineer working on water and sediment quality issues through applied organic chemistry and microbiology. Previous research projects include (1) remediation of oil, solvent, and explosives contaminated aquifer sediments, (2) fate and transport of microplastics in freshwater environments, (3) microbial source tracking in mixed land use watersheds, (4) water quality impacts of wastewater from unconventional oil and gas development, and (5) antibiotic resistance in agricultural, reclaimed water, and urban water systems.