Dr. Natalie Cápiro recently started in the Department of Civil Engineering at Auburn University in January 2019 as an Assistant Professor. Previously, Dr. Cápiro was a Research Assistant Professor in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at Tufts University. She completed her postdoctoral studies at the Georgia Institute of Technology, M.S. and Ph.D. in Civil and Environmental Engineering at Rice University, and B.S. in Biological and Environmental Engineering at Cornell University. Dr. Cápiro’s research interests include environmental biotechnology, molecular techniques to monitor microbial communities, fate and transport of legacy and emerging contaminants in natural systems, and nanotechnology-biological interactions in the environment. Her work is primarily supported by funding from the National Science Foundation and the Strategic Environmental Research and Development Program (SERDP), including a study that won the 2012 SERDP Environmental Restoration Project of the Year.