Advanced Water Technology Center
Dr. Teerlink graduated with a Ph.D. from the Colorado School of Mines in 2012. M.S. Geology University of Maryland. Her research was directed to understanding the role of organic matter fractions for fate and transport of emerging organic micropollutants during riverbank filtration (RBF) and soil-aquifer treatment (SAT). She was exploring appropriate methods to employ for organic matter characterization using size-exclusion chromatography with DOC and UV detection as well as fluorescence spectroscopy. This research was funded by the City of Aurora, Water Environment Research Foundation, Water Research Foundation and the National Science Foundation. Her faculty advisor was Professor Drewes. JT accepted a position as research scientist with the USGS in Sacramento, CA.