Gisselle Gutierrez (Environmental Engineering)

Gisselle Gutierrez (Environmental Engineering)

Gisselle Gutierrez-Zuniga is a senior pursuing her Bachelor of Science in Environmental Engineering. She hopes to pursue her Master’s in Civil Engineering with a focus on Water Resources at FIU. Her areas of interest include bioremediation, sustainability, groundwater and surface water modeling, and environmental policy and management. Gisselle is the Event Coordinator of Engineers without Borders, Marketing Director of the American Society of Civil Engineers, and Aesthetics Captain of ASCE’s Concrete Canoe team. She is also an active member of the Water Environment Federation, American Academy of Environmental Engineers and Scientists, and American Society for Photogrammetry and Sensing. Gisselle is passionate about the global sustainability and encouraging others to be eco-conscious for the greater good of humanity.

As part of the DOE Fellows Program funded through the DOE-FIU Cooperative Agreement, Gisselle is working on acquiring high resolution imagery needed to build a high resolution digital elevation model (DEM) for detailed delineation/extraction of topographical and hydrologic features to be used for development of basin-scale land surface and groundwater models of the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant (WIPP) and its surrounding region.