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Brandon Sansom, PhD

Dr. Brandon Sansom is a Research Engineer at the Columbia Environmental Research Center.

Brandon has extensive experience in biophysical hydrodynamic transport phenomena. His academic background combines Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in biology with a Doctorate in water resources engineering. His most recent job was with the US Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo, New York. He will be working initially on several projects including the collaboration on eDNA transport related to native mussels and aspects of pallid sturgeon age-0 dispersal.

Professional Experience

  • 2020 Hydraulic Engineer, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo, NY

  • 2020 Hydraulic Engineer, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo, NY

Education and Certifications

  • Ph.D. Civil Engineering, University at Buffalo - SUNY, 2019

  • M.S. Biology, University of Oklahoma, 2013

  • B.A. Biology, Washington and Jefferson College, 2011

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