Water Researcher Wednesday: Dr. Hector Bravo

Dr. Hector R. Bravo is in the Department of Civil Engineering and Mechanics at University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. Because of the high cost of field monitoring, Dr. Bravo has turned to modeling to predict the means and range that pollutants are transferred in surface water runoff. The model also uses florescent bacteria to understand how living organisms move in various flow and temperature fields, such as those similar to the bottom of Lake Michigan.

– James Starzec

Water Docs: Dr. Hector R. Bravo

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