Claire Trevisan Water Resources Engineer (EIT)

Washington, DC

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CLAIRE N. TREVISAN, EIT | 571 499 3412 |
Creative environmental EIT specializing in water resources and clean energy modeling. Adept in qualitative and quantitative analysis; excellent ability to summarize technical analyses and communicate results; proficient use of Excel, ArcGIS, and Python with an aptitude to learn new software; critical thinker and dedicated learner.

UNIVERSITY OF VIRGINIA (UVA), School of Engineering & Applied Science                            Charlottesville, VA

B.S. in Civil & Environmental Engineering with a Minor in Global Sustainability                           Class of 2018

GPA: 3.75                  High Distinction

Clackamas County Sustainability & Solid Waste (AmeriCorps)                                    Clackamas County, OR

Rural Energy Specialist                                                                                               September 2018 – July 2019

§  Conducted greenhouse gas inventory for Clackamas County operations, including wastewater treatment plants, with consultant, Good Company, to inform county policies on sustainable operations

§  Researched strategies for local governments to promote strategic, small-scale solar development resulting in a proposed amendment to zoning regulations for the Planning Commission to review

§  Managed event outreach, communication, and coordination for a workshop on community-owned solar energy in Clackamas County yielding 40+ community stakeholders and organizations in attendance

Departments of Civil & Environmental and Systems Engineering (UVA)                               Charlottesville, VA

Assistant in Center for Risk Management of Engineering Systems                            September 2017 – July 2018

§  Proofed and revised textbook on interdependent complex system of systems modeling with MS Office

Capstone Research on Electric Grid Resilience                                                               August 2017 – May 2018

§  Modeled Puerto Rico’s electric grid using Python, ArcGIS, and FEMA’s HAZUS program to compare reliability and resilience of distributed and centralized grid structures in extreme storm events

§  Researched the use of distributed energy resources in disaster resilience and climate adaptation

4-VA Research Assistant                                                                                            March 2016 – September 2017

§  Analyzed quantitative and qualitative data and summarized research findings contributing to a report addressing the role of stakeholders, communities, and the environment in energy policy and planning

University of Auckland, Environmental Engineering (International Exchange)                        Auckland, NZ

Undergraduate Research Assistant                                                                                          February 2017 – July 2017

§  Studied the use of biochars and activated carbon as a method for mitigating inorganic nitrogen contaminants in agricultural soils to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and climate impacts


University of Virginia: Fluid Mechanics & Lab

Water Resources Engineering

§  Analyzed rainfall runoff data using Python and conducted watershed analysis using ArcGIS

Green Cities, Green Sites: Low Impact Development in Landscape Architecture

Science & Technology Leadership in the 21st Century
Probability & Statistics

University of Auckland: Surface Water Quality Modeling

§  Modeled the concentration of arsenic in the Lower Waikato River using US EPA’s WASP model to determine the river’s suitability as a future drinking water source for Auckland, NZ

University of Oregon: Credit for AmeriCorps service in the Institute for Policy Research & Engagement

Technical Skills: Experience with MS Office Suite (intermediate Excel), ArcGIS, AutoCAD, Python, SWMM

Professional Skills: Strong work ethic, Effective written/oral communication, Innovative problem-solving

Certifications: Environmental Engineer-in-Training (EIT, Virginia)

Affiliations: American Society of Civil Engineers, American Water Works Association


August 2014/May 2018 Civil & Environmental Engineering at University of Virginia