Office: 213C State Lab of Hygiene / 358 Soils Bldg
Director of Environmental Microbiology with the Wisconsin State Laboratory of Hygiene
Civil and Environmental Engineering
Microbial Sciences Doctoral Training Program
Nelson Institute for Environmental Studies
Molecular and Environmental Toxicology Center
BS Environmental Science, 1984, University of Massachusetts
MS Environmental Science and Engineering, 1986, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Ph.D. Environmental Science and Engineering, 1994, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Chair, AWWA Source Water Protection Committee, Water Science & Research Division, 2010 to present.
Member, AWWA Research Foundation Project Advisory Committee, Early Detection of Potential Taste and Odor Episodes in Waters, 2008 to 2011.
Member, Madison Metropolitan Sewerage District EMS External Team, 2007 to present.
Member, Madison Water Quality Technical Advisory Group, 2006 to present.
Member, Wisconsin Water Association, Research Committee, 2010 to present.
Member, Committee on Women in the University, 2009 to present.
2010 AWWA Water Resources Sustainability Division - Award for Best Paper. Plummer and Long, 2009. Identifying Sources of Water Pollution: A Toolbox Approach. JAWA 101(9): 75-88.
2003 First place poster, Water Science and Research Division, American Water Works Association Annual meeting
2003 Nominated for the James L. Tighe Distinguished Teaching Award
2002 Second place, Poster Competition, Water Quality Technology Conference
2000 College of Engineering Joint Student Organization Excellence Award
1998 ASCE Student Chapter Certificate of Commendation, Faculty Advisor
1995 Nominated for College of Engineering Teaching Award
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