Nicole Rockey

Doctoral Student


B.S. Civil Engineering, University of Texas at Austin, 2013
B.A. in Hispanic Studies, University of Texas at Austin, 2013

Areas of Interest
Opportunistic pathogens in drinking water, water reuse technologies and treatment, pathogen and contaminant removal through water reuse processes

Research Projects

Rockey, N., Bischel, H. N., Kohn, T., Pecson, B., & Wigginton, K. R. (2019). The utility of flow cytometry for potable reuse. Current Opinion in Biotechnology, 57, 42-49.
Kotlarz, N., Rockey, N., Olson, T. M., Haig, S. J., Sanford, L., LiPuma, J. J., & Raskin, L. (2018). Biofilms in Full-Scale Drinking Water Ozone Contactors Contribute Viable Bacteria to Ozonated Water. Environmental science & technology, 52(5), 2618-2628.

Honors and Awards
National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship, 2015 – 2019
UM Rackham Conference Travel Grant, 2016
Certification of Engineer-in-training (FE), 2013
National Merit Scholarship, 2009 – 2013
Cockrell, Jr. Scholarship in Engineering, 2009 – 2013

Other Interests
Soccer, music, movies, traveling