Lydia Watt

Ph.D. Student
Research area: 
PFAS removal/adsorption

Lydia Watt is a first year Ph.D. student from Durham, New Hampshire. She obtained a Bachelor’s degree in Environmental Engineering at Princeton University, studying PFAS adsorption to montmorillonite clays. Upon graduating, she worked as a project engineer at Suez Water Technologies and Solutions until 2022, focusing primarily on biological wastewater treatment projects. Lydia’s primary interests are on water treatment and emerging contaminants, and her current research is on PFAS adsorption to organic matter. In her spare time, Lydia enjoys cooking, reading, hiking, and theatre.