Brandon Sansom, PhD


Brandon is a research engineer with 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.


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

M.S. Biology, University of Oklahoma, 2013

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


Professional experience:

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

2019 Postdoctoral Associate, University at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY