Alicia Qiu has a B.S. in Environmental Engineering and an M.S. in Civil and Environmental Engineering from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. Her master’s thesis was focused on resolving a challenge that the Las Vegas Valley Water District and many municipalities have been facing. She investigated different ventilation parameters to optimize spray aeration systems for the removal of regulated DBPs. Ms. Qiu has 4 years of engineering consulting experience. Prior to joining Trussell Technologies, she worked on water blending studies, design of conveyance systems and treatment plants, and master planning projects for water and wastewater municipalities in California, Arizona, and Nevada. Since joining Trussell Tech, she will be focusing on drinking water treatment, advanced treatment processes for potable reuse, and preparation of bench- and pilot-scale testing.