Aaron William Bivins, PE
2019 expected, PhD, Environmental Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology
2014, MS, Environmental Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology (4.00 GPA)
2007, BS, Civil Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology (High Honors)
Professional Engineer, Water Resources, PE037066, Georgia Board of Professional Engineers and Land Surveyors
PUBLICATIONS & PRESENTATIONS
Bivins, A., Sumner, T., Kumpel, E., Howard, G., Cumming, O., Roos I., Nelosn, K., and Brown, J. (2017) Estimating infection risks and global burden of diarrheal disease attributable to intermittent water supply using QMRA. Environ Sci Technol. 51 (13): 7542-7551. DOI: 10.1021/acs.est.7b01014
Brown, J., Bivins, A., Sumner, T., Batsiraj, M. Selecting Household Water Treatment Options on the Basis of the World Health Organization Performance Testing Protocols. In preparation
Bivins, A. (2016). Estimating the global risk of diarrheal disease attributable to intermittent water supply. ASTMH 65th Annual Meeting. 14 November. Atlanta, Georgia. Poster presentation
Bivins, A. (2016). Estimating the global burden of diarrheal disease attributable to intermittent water supply using QMRA. UNC Water and Health Conference. 12 October. Chapel Hill, North Carolina.
Bivins, A. (2015). Drinking water quality and health in rural water supplies of Alabama's Black Belt. UNC Water and Health Conference. 30 October. Chapel Hill, North Carolina.
Bivins, A. (2015). Direct Sampling for Waterborne Pathogens in the Ganges Basin via Dead-end Ultrafiltration. Sources of Pollution in India Workshop, IIT Kanpur. 25 October. Kanpur, India
Bivins, A. (2012). Hydraulic Transients in Sanitary Sewer Force Mains. American Society of Civil Engineers Savannah Branch. Savannah, Georgia
2014 - Present, Graduate Research Assistant, Brown Research Group, Georgia Institute of Technology
2007 - 2012, Engineering Associate, URS and BP Barber
Technical Engineering Reports
Bivins, A. and Maclean, A. (2011). Feasibility Assessment for On-Site Wastewater Treatment for Logistics and Distribution Center Development in the Lowcountry.
Bivins, A. and Maclean, A. (2010). Assessment of Water & Wastewater Capacity to Serve Hampton County Industrial Sites.
Bivins, A. and Watkins, L. (2010). Regional Water/Wastewater Viability Study - A Business Plan for the Creation of the Lowcountry Regional Water System.
Bivins, A. and Huggins, E. (2009). May River Watershed Monitoring Program: Final Report.
GRANTS & FELLOWSHIPS
2017 Fulbright-Nehru Scholar, Institute of International Education, US Department of State
2016 Science to Achieve Results (STAR) Graduate Fellowship, Environmental Protection Agency
2013 - 2015, Presidential Fellowship, Georgia Institute of Technology
2015, 2016, Philip R. Karr, III Scholarship, Georgia Association of Water Professionals
2015, Quantitative Microbial Risk Assessment Interdisciplinary Instructional Institute, National Institutes of Health and the Center for Advancing Microbial Risk Assessment
2014, Joe S. Mundy Global Learning Endowment, Georgia Institute of Technology
2015 - 2016, Teaching Assistant, Environmental Engineering Technology in the Developing World
2015, Grader and Guest Lecturer, Microbial Principles in Environmental Engineering
2016 - present, Engineering Mentor, Jamaica Program, Engineers without Borders, Georgia Tech
2016 - present, Advisory Board, Engineers without Borders, Georgia Tech
2014 - present, Graduate Advisory Committee, School of Civil & Environmental Engineering, Georgia Tech
2014 - 2016, Graduate Advisory Committee, College of Engineering, Georgia Tech
2014 - 2016, Vice President of Industry Relations, Association of Environmental Engineers and Scientists, Georgia Tech
2012, Vice President, Savannah Branch, American Society of Civil Engineers
2011, Secretary/Treasurer, Savannah Branch, American Society of Civil Engineers
American Water Works Association (AWWA)
Georgia Association of Water Professionals (GAWP)
International Water Association (IWA)
American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE)