Caitlyn Dugan

Since joining the USGS in 2018, Ms. Dugan has been involved with extensive fieldwork and data collection, most recently in field studies at Superfund sites. She currently works as a hydrologic technician on the Fate and Bioremediation team where she assists in specialized field efforts, as well as analytical laboratory studies.


Research Interests

  • Development of bioremediation technologies for contaminants of concern and contaminants of emerging concern
  • Field testing and natural attenuation studies
  • Laboratory testing of anaerobic degradation of chlorinated solvents


M.S. Candidate, Environmental Engineering, University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC)

B.S. Environmental Science, Towson University 2019

Professional Experience

2020-            Graduate Research Assistant, University of Maryland, Baltimore County

2018-2019    Student Hydrologist, US Geological Survey, MD-DE-DC WSC

2017-2018    Research Assistant, Towson University