Jessica Steigerwald completed her B.S. in Environmental Engineering at Oregon State University in 2018. Her undergraduate research focused on removal of heavy metals (Cu, Pb, and Zn) from stormwater using locally sourced biochar materials. After graduating Jessica began working with Arcadis, a global design and consultancy firm, in Clifton Park, New York as an entry level Environmental Engineer. Her work at Arcadis has focused on remediation of PCBs and organic solvents in soil, groundwater, and surface waters. Jessica is a National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellow. Her research interests lie in fate and transport, and treatment of aquatic contaminants. In her free time Jessica enjoys running, reading, drawing, traveling, and spending time outdoors.