Linda Weavers

Geupel Chair and Professor
Department of Civil, Environmental and Geodetic Engineering

Linda Weavers is the John C. Geupel Chair and Professor in the Department of Civil, Environmental, and Geodetic Engineering at The Ohio State University. Dr. Weavers is also co-director of the National Institute of Water Resources (NIWR) Water Resources Center for the State of Ohio. After obtaining her B.S. in civil engineering from the University of Minnesota, she received M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in environmental engineering science from the California Institute of Technology. She joined Ohio State as an assistant professor in 1998. She was promoted to associate professor in 2003 and to professor in 2008. Dr. Weavers investigates the fate and transformation of pollutants with an emphasis on next generation technology development. She has approximately 100 publications and one patent and has been an investigator on over $15 million in research funding since 1998. In addition to her research, Dr. Weavers founded and, for six years, ran an engineering summer camp for middle school girls. She has received a National Science Foundation CAREER Award, a Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers from President Bush, and the American Association of University Women Emerging Scholar Award for her research.