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Julie Padilla, PE

Julie Padilla (she/her) is a data scientist in the Data Science Branch of the USGS Water Resources Mission Area.


Julie is a water resources engineer with expertise in R programming, watershed management/modeling, and environmental data management/evaluation. She has experience developing pipelines that improve project workflows, increase efficiency in data processing, and speed the post-processing and visualization of modeling results. She is a licensed Professional Engineer in Michigan and Washington.

Education and Certifications

  • M.S., Environmental Engineering, Michigan Technological University

  • B.S., Geological and Environmental Science, Stanford University