Bianca Costa


Lima, Peru



B.S. Environmental Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology 2018


Degree In Progress 

PhD Environmental Engineering, University of Southern California 


Current Research

Micro-pollutants biotransformation from wastewater and solid waste.


1. Dykstra, C. M., Costa, B. and Pavlostathis, S.G. Bioanode Sulfur Cycling Enhances Biocathodic Carbon Dioxide Reduction to Methane.  (Under revision) Submitted to: Environmental Science and Technology.

2.Costa, B. Characterizing iron reducing microorganisms from anoxic ferruginous lake sediments. Undergraduate Thesis. SMARTech, Georgia Tech Library.

Conference Presentations

1. Costa, B and Glass, J. Characterizing iron reducing microorganisms from anoxic ferruginous lake sediments”, Georgia Institute of Technology 14th Annual undergraduate research spring symposium, April 2018.

2. Costa, B. and Hatzell, M. Capacitive Deionization Lab Kit”, STEM Innovators Conference 2016 (Peach State LSAMP 11th Annual National Symposium and Research Conference), February 2017.

Fun Facts 

Bianca likes playing the guitar and painting in her free time.