Jasquelin Peña


Associate Professor

Institute of Earth Surface Dynamics
Faculty of Geosciences and Environment

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Jasquelin Peña is an Associate Professor in the Faculty of Geoscience and Environment at the University of Lausanne. She obtained her PhD in Environmental Engineering at the University of California, Berkeley in 2009. Her research is aimed at improving the environmental quality of soils and waters impacted by metal pollution. Jasquelin worked in the Earth Sciences Division of the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory from 2001 to 2003 (US DOE, BES, Natural and Accelerated Bioremediation Program) and 2009 to 2011 (US DOE, BES, Fundamental Geochemistry Program). She holds a B.S. in Chemical Engineering from Yale University and a Masters in Civil and Environmental Engineering from UC Berkeley. She grew up in Haverstraw, a suburban community 35 miles north of New York City, and Canca la Piedra, an agricultural town in El Cibao, the Dominican Republic. Full CV