PhD Candidate, School of Engineering
Julie received her bachelors (2007) and masters (2014) degrees in Civil Engineering from the University of Saskatchewan. She has worked as a Research Engineer at both the University of Saskatchewan and the University of Alberta. Julie has also worked on contract with various industry and consulting companies. In 2019, she formed her own company and has had contract work from Alberta and Saskatchewan. Her primary work area is in Geoenvironmental Engineering with an emphasis on water storage and transport in layered systems, contaminant transport and the design of safe containment systems for various industry by-products. Currently, Julie is working part-time as a Research Associate for the Morwick G360 Institute for Groundwater Research and continues to do consulting contracts through her company. In the fall of 2021 she is enrolled in the Water Resource Engineering PhD program at the University of Guelph.
Interests: Julie enjoys spending time with her family outdoors including hiking, whitewater canoeing, kayaking, trail biking and skiing. She enjoys growing her own food and is always looking for new ways to increase her food productivity in the urban setting in which she lives.