Lisa Alvarez-Cohen

Lisa Alvarez-Cohen is a Professor of Environmental Engineering at the University of California, Berkeley. She also serves as the vice-Chair of the Faculty Senate 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, CA

Contact Information:


Phone: (510) 643-5969

[fax]: (510) 643-5264

Heard on Berkeley Civil and Engineering Spring Distinguished Lecture