Katherine Lizama Allende
Katherine Lizama Allende is Assistant Professor in the Department of Civil Engineering, Universidad de Chile. She is also the Coordinator of the Water Resources and Environment Group of the Department and the Coordinator of the Water Quality laboratory. B.S. and M.S. in Engineering at Universidad Católica de Chile, she obtained her Ph.D. degree in the Department of Civil Engineering, Monash University, Australia and the topic of her thesis was the application of subsurface flow constructed wetlands for the removal of arsenic from contaminated water. Research interests include: constructed wetlands for water pollution control, environmental chemistry and biotechnology, biogeochemistry of metals and metalloids in aquatic systems, and emergent technologies for the removal of arsenic and metals from contaminated water.