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Civil and Architectural Engineering|College of Engineering and Applied Science

Patricia J. S. Colberg

Professor
Room 3099, Engineering Building
University of Wyoming
College of Engineering and Applied Science
Department of Civil & Architectural Engineering
Dept. 3295
1000 E. University Avenue
Laramie, WY 82071
e-mail: pczoo@uwyo.edu
Office Phone: 307.766.6142
Fax Number: 307.766.2221

For more information visit Dr. Colberg's homepage.


Education:
  • Ph.D., Civil Engineering, Stanford University, Stanford, CA, 1983
  • M.S., Bacteriology and Biochemistry, University of Idaho, Moscow, ID, 1977
  • B.S. (Honors), Microbiology, North Dakota State University, Fargo, ND, 1975

 

Registered Professional Engineer
  • Wyoming

 

Research Interests

Anaerobic microbial transformations of organic contaminants in soils, sediments and ground water; microbial immobilization of heavy metals; electron transport in metal-reducing bacteria; iron cycling in cold alpine lakes; impact of carbon sequestration on subsurface microbial processes; fate and transport of nanoparticles in environmental systems; reversal of passivation of Fe permeable reactive barriers.

 

Academic Appointments

  • 2013- Professor, Dept of Civil & Architectural Engineering, University of Wyoming
  • 2009-13 Associate Professor, Dept of Civil & Architectural Engineering, University of Wyoming
  • 2000-01 Guest Professor for Microbial Ecology & Geomicrobiology, University of Zurich
  • 1998-08 Associate Professor, Dept of Zoology & Physiology, University of Wyoming
  • 1992-98 Assistant Professor, Dept of Zoology & Physiology, University of Wyoming
  • 1991-92 Temporary Assistant Professor, Dept of Molecular Biology, University of Wyoming
  • 1987-90 Adjunct Assistant Professor, Dept of Molecular Biology, University of Wyoming
  • 1985-86 Visiting Scientist, Dept of Microbiology, Agricultural University, Wageningen, The Netherlands
  • 1982-85 Postdoctoral Research Fellow, EAWAG, Dubendorf, Switzerland

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