We renounce racism and discrimination in all forms. Desiree values individuals’ contributions to our community, as well as our science and engineering. In the Plata Lab, all individuals are expected to treat others with respect and courtesy, irrespective of such factors as race, religion, sexual orientation, gender, disability, age, or national origin. Desiree seeks to cultivate an overall climate in which every person feels welcome, respected, and are able to develop to his/her/their full potential, thereby creating a community that can do the same.
Gilbert W. Winslow Career Development Associate Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering(Plata Bio & CV)
AAAS S&TP Fellow, US Dept. of Energy - Advanced Manufacturing Office
Projects Manager at Fedcap Group
Senior Scientist at Exponent, Inc.
Assistant Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering at Florida Gulf Coast University
CEO of Nth Cycle, LLC
Assistant Professor of Department of Civil, Environmental and Geo-Engineering at University of Minnesota
Chemist, US EPA Office of Research and Development
Carnegie Mellon University