Rina Schumer, PhD
Hydrogeology,Groundwater,Subsurface,Environmental Cleanup,Pollution,Contamination,Agricultural chemicals,Aquifer,PFAS,TCP,MTBE,VOC,Chlorinated Solvents,Nitrate,Pesticides,Fumigants,Perchlorate, Water Rights,Drinking Water,Data Analysis,Statistics,Water Resources,Modelling,Solute Transport,Geology
Dr. Schumer is a Research Professor of Hydrology and has served as both the Assistant Vice President for Research and the Assistant Vice President for Academic and Faculty Affairs has at the Desert Research Institute, the environmental research arm of the Nevada System of Higher Education. She has a BA in Earth & Environmental Sciences from Wesleyan University and graduate degrees in Applied Mathematics (MS) and Hydrogeology (MS, PhD) from the University of Nevada, Reno. Prior to moving to Nevada, she worked for Hydro-Environmental Technologies, Inc. in Massachusetts, where she performed environmental monitoring, site assessments, as well as installation, operation, and maintenance of groundwater remediation systems.
She has more than 50 peer-reviewed publications and book chapters and has been an Associate Editor for the journal Water Resources Research. Her basic and applied research is generally related to transport in environmental systems with emphasis in hydrogeology as well ...
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