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Marisa Macias

Marisa Macias is a student intern at the Geologic Hazards Science Center and a graduate student at Colorado School of Mines. She is currently working on science communication for the Geologic Hazards Science Center, community engagement for risk reduction in landslide hazards in Prince William Sound, qualitative research for a user needs assessment of PAGER, and website content management.

Professional Experience

  • 2021-present: Physical Science Student Trainee, Geologic Hazards Science Center

Education and Certifications

  • M.S. Humanitarian Engineering & Science, Colorado School of Mines, 2023

  • B.S. Geological Engineering, Colorado School of Mines, 2021

Affiliations and Memberships*

  • Association for Women Geologists (AWG)

  • Society of Women Engineers (SWE)

  • Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers (SHPE)

  • Society for the Advancement of Chicanos/Hispanics and Native Americans in Science (SACNAS)

Honors and Awards

  • STAR Award, August 2022

Science and Products

*Disclaimer: Listing outside positions with professional scientific organizations on this Staff Profile are for informational purposes only and do not constitute an endorsement of those professional scientific organizations or their activities by the USGS, Department of the Interior, or U.S. Government