Patricia is a professional Civil Engineer specialising in water and wastewater engineering. She has worked for the Environment Agency and Ove Arup & Partners developing Flood Risk Management (FRM) schemes, Water Framework Directive (WFD) compliance projects and Sustainable Urban Drainage Systems (SUDS).
Patricia has been involved with Engineers without Borders and Engineers for Overseas Development (EFOD) for more than 10 years, donating her skills to work on water management and construction projects in Brazil, Uganda and the Democratic Republic of Congo.
She is open to suggestions for projects in the fields of: Small-scale renewables, FRM, water supply and wastewater, projects linking ecology with engineering, international development projects.
Engineering Education Pedagogy
Flood risk management
Water supply and wastewater management
Sustainable urban drainage systems
Water framework directive compliance
Riparian zone hydrodynamics