New Faculty Spotlight: Annalisa Onnis-Hayden

Annalisa Onnis-Hayden was appointed Assistant Academic Specialist in the Fall 2011 semester after working as a Postdoctoral Research Associate with Professor April Gu within the department for the last several years. Dr. Onnis-Hayden's research focuses on biological treatment processes; ecotoxicology and toxicity assessment; and microbial population dynamics and ecology in engineered biological systems. In addition to her research activities, Dr. Onnis-Hayden has served as instructor of several courses within the department, including the undergraduate fluid mechanics course, the undergraduate environmental engineering course, and the graduate environmental biological process course. In addition, she has been a valuable advisor to high school, undergraduate, and graduate students in laboratory analytical techniques for wastewater characterization, bench-scale operation, and microbiology techniques, as well as serving as co-advisor of several undergraduate and master's students on research projects and masters theses. Dr. Onnis-Hayden earned a B.S. and M.S. in Environmental Engineering at the University of Cagliari, as well as a Ph.D. at that university in 2004. She also earned an M.S. in Civil and Environmental Engineering at Northeastern University in 2007. Dr. Onnis-Hayden's professional affiliations include the New England Water Environment Association and the Water Environment Federation.

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