Kevin Orner is a Ph.D. Candidate in Environmental Engineering at the University of South Florida, where he studies nutrient and energy recovery from centralized wastewater treatment plants. After obtaining his B.S. in Civil & Environmental Engineering from the University of Wisconsin-Madison in 2008, he served for two years as an Environmental Health Peace Corps Volunteer in Panama. In December 2011, he completed his M.S. in Civil & Environmental Engineering from the University of South Florida. His Master's Thesis was on: Effectiveness of In-Line Chlorination of Gravity Flow Water Supply in Two Rural Communities in Panama. Kevin’s long-term goal is to invest in university students as a professor, where he would like to research sustainable development technologies, teach students in environmental stewardship, and serve local and global communities. In his spare time, Kevin enjoys traveling with his wife, Sarah, playing ultimate, and reading.
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