Lisa Alvarez-Cohen

Lisa Alvarez-Cohen is a civil and environmental engineering professor at the University of California, Berkeley. She also serves as the vice provost for the Division of Academic Planning at UC Berkeley. Her expertise is in environmental microbiology, environmental engineering and bioremediation – a waste management technique that uses organisms to remove contaminants. Alvarez-Cohen is a member of the National Academy of Engineering and has co-authored an undergraduate textbook titled Environmental Engineering Science. She is a dynamic speaker as you can see in one of her lectures, here.



Professor of Environmental Engineering at UC Berkeley 

Areas of Expertise: Environmental Engineering, Environmental Microbiology, Bio-remediation, Molecular and Isotopic Techniques for Studying Environmental Microbial Communities

 Location: Berkeley, Calif.

Contact Information:


Phone: (510) 643-5969

[fax]: (510) 643-5264

Heard on Berkeley Civil and Engineering Spring Distinguished Lecture