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Jessica M. Chenault

Jessica Chenault is a Chemist and Laboratory Manager with the USGS Geology, Energy & Minerals (GEM) Science Center in Reston, VA.

Jessica is a Chemist and the Laboratory Manager of the Brine Research Instrumentation and Experimental (BRInE) Laboratory as part of the USGS Oil & Gas Waters Project. Jessica obtained her B.S. in Chemistry from Central State University in 2014 and attended the Wright State University masters program in Chemistry, researching surface water quality in the Glen Helen Nature Preserve and its potential impacts on the Little Miami River. She joined the USGS in 2016.

Professional Experience

  • February 2016 – Present: Chemist, USGS Geology, Energy & Minerals Science Center, Reston, VA

  • May 2015 – December 2015: Graduate Research Assistant, Wright State University, Dayton, OH

  • May 2014 – August 2014: Summer Research Internship, Central State University, Wilberforce, OH

  • June 2013 – August 2013: Summer Research Internship, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH

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