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2016 Graduate Student Mentor of the Year

Dr. Beth Nielson

Beth Neilson Dr. Bethany Neilson is an associate professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering and the Utah Water Research Laboratory. Expertise: Watershed, water quality, and hydrologic modeling and training; two-zone temperature/solute model development including the effects of the hyporheic and dead zones and calibration using multi-objective optimization; quantification of uncertainty in watershed management decision making using Bayesian Decision Networks; watershed decision support systems; Total Maximum Daily Loads (TMDL) policy and analysis.