Current Students*

Graduate Students:

Tasnuva Mahjabin, Working in conjunction with Dr. Grady and Dr. Alfonso Mejia
Tasnuva is a PhD student in the Water Resources Engineering Program at Penn State. She received MS in Civil Engineering from Florida International University (FIU) and BS in Civil Engineering from Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology (BUET). Her MS thesis focused on analyzing long-term trends in extreme rainfall events in Florida. Before coming to USA, she worked as a lecturer in Civil Engineering department at University of Asia Pacific, Bangladesh. Her current research focuses on the area of Water-Food-Energy Nexus and complex system analysis of cities and urbanization. She likes to travel, read books and watch movies in her free time.



Undergraduate Students:

Andrew Pannone

Andrew Pannone
Andrew is a Biomedical Engineering student here at Penn State with an intended Biochemical concentration and Nanotechnology minor. He is from Flemington, NJ, and enjoys playing soccer and watching Netflix in his free time. Currently, Andrew’s research focuses on donor effectiveness of water related development projects. He’s investigating this topic through computational analyses of AidData.



About Dr. Grady

Dr. Grady is an Assistant Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering at The Pennsylvania State University. In this role, she also serves as a research associate in the Rock Ethics Institute.

Prior to joining PSU, Dr. Grady worked in various environmental policy roles for the U.S. House of Representatives, the U.S. Department of Energy, and the U.S. Department of State. In these roles, she worked on a myriad of issues including water & energy, agriculture, air quality,  budget & appropriations, international development, and diplomatic engagement. Most recently, Dr. Grady spent two years on the U.S. State Department negotiating team for the Montreal Protocol Treaty and it’s recently adopted Kigali Amendment.

Education: Ph.D. in Civil and Environmental Engineering, Purdue University; M.S. in Agricultural and Biological Engineering, Purdue University, Bachelors in Science and Technology Studies (Humanities, Science, and the Environment), Virginia Tech.

*Current and prospective undergraduate and graduate students are encouraged to contact Dr. Grady to inquire about available positions.