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Connor Sauceda

Connor Sauceda


Schaumburg, IL



M.S. Environmental Engineering, University of Southern California, 2023

B.S. Environmental Science, B.A. Biological Sciences, University of Chicago, 2020


Degree In Progress 

Ph.D. Environmental Engineering

Current research topic

The role of electroactive bacteria in wastewater treatment and resource recovery



  1. Wang, P., Zarei-Baygi, A., Sauceda, C., Iskander, S. M., & Smith, A. L. (2021). Long-term surveillance of wastewater SARS-CoV-2 in Los Angeles County. Environmental Science: Water Research & Technology


Conference presentations

  1. Sauceda, C and Smith, AL. Engineering electroactive biofilms for anaerobic digestion and electrochemical monitoring. International Society for Microbial Ecology 18th Symposium, August 2022


Fun Facts

Connor enjoys hiking, biking, climbing, camping, and practicing acrobatics.

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