Estefania Escobar has a B.S. and M.S. in Environmental Engineering from the University of Michigan. As part of her research work, she assisted in the construction and validation of a novel, low-cost IoT water quality sensor that can be deployed at the household tap level. During the large-scale deployment of these sensors in Ann Arbor, she was responsible for monitoring and analyzing the drinking water quality data from the wireless sensor network and performing maintenance on the sensors. At Trussell Tech, she assists in various water treatment and reuse projects, performs laboratory analyses for water quality, and aids in the preparation of technical reports.