Michael Gooseff

INSTAAR Associate Professor

  • Associate Professor, Civil, Environmental and Architectural Engineering
  • Co-Director of the Graduate Hydrologic Sciences Program



  • PhD: University of Colorado Boulder, 2001
  • MS: University of Colorado Boulder, 1998
  • BCE: Georgia Institute of Technology, 1996

Contact Information

(Office) 303 735-5333
SEEC room N135

Research Interests

Stream-groundwater interactions; contaminant transport and fate; polar earth system responses to climate change; ecosystem processes in polar landscapes; aquatic biogeochemical cycling; water quality modeling


  • Outstanding Teaching Award, Penn State Engineering Alumni Association, 2012
  • Harry West Teaching Award, Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering, Penn State University, 2012