Brian Straight

Brian Straight

Graduate Student

  • PhD Student, Civil Engineering
  • Teaching Assistant, Dept of Atmospheric and Oceanographic Sciences
  • Teaching Assistant, Dept of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology
  • GK-12 Fellow, College of Engineering and Applied Science



  • BA: University of California Santa Cruz, 2009
  • MS: California State University Northridge, 2014

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Research Interests

drone applications in environmental systems; acid rock drainage; acid mine drainage; limnology; hydrology; water resources; design; system dynamics and controls


  • Sally Casanova Pre-Doctoral Scholar, California State University Northridge, 2013
  • Innovation Award, Hatch Associates Consultants Inc., 2016