Dr. Sarah Bauer
Assistant Professor of Environmental Engineering
Dr. Sarah Bauer is an Assistant Professor of Environmental Engineering in the Department of Environmental and Civil Engineering. Dr. Bauer joined Mercer University in Fall 2022. Before joining Mercer University’s School of Engineering, Dr. Bauer taught Environmental Engineering in the Henry M. Rowan College of Engineering at Rowan University in southern New Jersey. Dr. Bauer received her Ph.D. from the University of Virginia, Charlottesville in Environmental Engineering.
- Ph.D. in Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, V.A.
- M.S. in Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, V.A.
- B.S. in Civil and Environmental Engineering, Rowan University, Glassboro, N.J.
Area(s) of Specialization
- Wastewater Treatment
- Waste-to-Energy Systems
- Pollution Prevention
- Wastewater-Based Epidemiology
Dr. Bauer’s primary research interests include water and wastewater treatment, renewable energy technologies, pollution prevention, as well as diversity and inclusivity in engineering education. Dr. Bauer is currently exploring the feasibility of producing biofuels from organic waste feedstocks, using wastewater-based epidemiology to track community consumption of opioids, and developing inclusive pedagogy for environmental engineering classrooms. Dr. Bauer is an active member of SWE, ASEE, and AEESP.
Office: Engineering Building 116C