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Prof. Amy Pruden
Prof. Amy Pruden ​Dr. Pruden is a Professor in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at Virginia Tech.

Biography

Dr. Pruden is a Professor in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering and the Associate Dean and Director of Interdisciplinary Graduate Education in the Graduate School at Virginia Tech. Dr. Pruden serves as the Director of Strategic Planning for the Institute for Critical Technology and Applied Sciences Water Sustainability Thrust. She is an Associate Editor for the journal Biodegradation, and for the journal Environmental Science and Technology. She serves on an advisory panel on Contaminants of Emerging Concern (CECs) in recycled water. Dr. Pruden has published more than 100 peer-reviewed manuscripts and book chapters on subjects pertaining to bioremediation, pathogens, and antibiotic resistance. She is a core faculty member in two interdisciplinary graduate education programs, Water for Health and Interfaces of Global Change. Her research program at Virginia Tech focuses on applied environmental microbiology. In relation to global change, Dr. Pruden studies the role of microbial communities in dynamic environmental systems. 

All sessions by Prof. Amy Pruden

  • Day 2Tuesday, March 28th
Theme 5: Safety of Reuse Water – Characterization of Emerging Contaminants & the Role of Wastewater Treatment Processes to Reduce Contaminants
1:30 pm

Antibiotic Resistance at the Nexus of Sustainable Water Infrastructure and Public Health

Building 19 13:30 - 14:00 Details