Skip to main content

Civil and Environmental Engineering

Katherine Nelson

 KateNelson
Name:  Katherine (Kate) Nelson
Ph.D. Candidate:  Environmental Engineering, Management and Policy
Website:  https://katesnelson.github.io/home
Email:  katherine.s.nelson@vanderbilt.edu

Educational Background

University of Oklahoma, B.S. Environmental Engineering (2006)

Washington University in St. Louis, M.S. Environmental Engineering (2009)

Selected Grants, Fellowships & Leadership Awards

  • Harold Stirling Vanderbilt Graduate Fellowship
  • U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Research Participation Program Graduate Research Fellowship (2015-2016)
  • National Science Foundation Graduate Teaching Fellow in K-12 Education (2006-2008)

Research Topic and Areas of Interest

Social-environmental system resilience and sustainability, geospatial statistics and modeling, agent-based simulation, social vulnerability, adaptation

Why you picked Vanderbilt School of Engineering

I chose Vanderbilt because of the opportunities to participate in interdisciplinary work related to environmental management. 

Advisor

Dr. Mark Abkowitz

https://katesnelson.github.io/home