Faculty - Patricia Holden

Patricia Holden

Patricia Holden, Professor, Environmental Microbiology
PhD, Soil Microbiology, UC Berkeley; MEng, Civil & Environmental Engineering, UC Berkeley; MS, Civil Engineering, Purdue University; BS, Civil Engineering, University of Tennessee

Note: Patricia (Trish) Holden is currently serving as director of the UC Natural Reserve System and is on 50% administrative leave from the Bren School. In academic year 2014-15, she is teaching ESM 214 Bioremediation and Industrial Composting, and ESM595JJ, a PhD Seminar in Environmental Microbiology. She also serves as an advisor to the Eco-Entrepreneurship focus at the Bren School.

Professor Holden ‘s background is in civil/environmental engineering and soil microbiology. Her research cross-cuts these fields, with current projects to investigate the interactive effects of soil, water, and nutrients on deep-soil bacterial processes, bacterial interactions with engineered nanomaterials in soil and water, and microbiological coastal water quality in urban environments.


Contact Information:

Office: Bren Hall 3508

Lab: Bren Hall 2318

Phone: 805-893-3195
Fax: 805-893-7612

E-mail

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Bren Courses Taught

Number

Title
   

202

Environmental Biogeochemistry

214

Bioremediation

214L

Laboratory in Bioremediation

219

Microbial Processes in the Environment

219L

Laboratory in Microbial Proceses
595 PhD Seminar: Environmental Microbiology
595 PhD Seminar: Academic Research Writing
595 PhD Seminar: Proposal Writing
595 PhD/MESM Seminar: Bioenergy/Biofuels

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