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Marc  Muller

Marc Francois Muller

Education

Postdoctoral Fellow, Earth System Science, Stanford University, 2015-2016

Ph.D, Civil and Environmental Engineering (Hydrology and Water Resources), University of California, Berkeley, 2015

M.Sc., Civil Engineering (Hydraulic Construction), EPFL, Switzerland, 2009

B.S., Civil Engineering, EPFL, Switzerland, 2007

B.S., Material Science and Engineering, EPFL, Switzerland, 2006

Biography

Dr Marc Muller is assistant professor in hydrology and water resources at the University of Notre Dame. His research focuses on new approaches to collect, analyze and disseminate water information, and study their implications for the sustainable management of water systems in data-scarce regions. Marc did his postdoctoral work at Stanford University (Earth System Science) as a Swiss National Science Foundation Fellow. He undertook his doctoral work in water resources at UC Berkeley (Environmental Engineering) as a Fulbright Science and Technology Fellow, and previously worked as a professional civil engineer in Switzerland. Marc has a MSc (Civil Engineering) and two BSc's (Civil Engineering and Material Science) from EPFL.

Awards

  • Swiss National Science Foundation Early postdoc.mobility fellowship
  • Swiss National Science Foundation fellowship for prospective researchers (doc.mobility), 2013 (extended in 2014)
  • Fulbright Science and Technology Award, US Dept. of State, 2010
  • Big Ideas Award, UC Berkeley, 2011 
  • Bears Breaking Boundaries Awards, UC Berkeley, 2008
  • Ingénieurs du Monde fellowship for research abroad, EPFL, 2006 and 2008


Summary of Activities/Interests

I am interested in new approaches to collect, analyze and disseminate water information, and study their implications for the sustainable management of water systems, particularly in data-scarce developing countries. My current research relates to remote sensing, catchment hydrology, stochastic methods, international water disputes, rural electrification, information/data science, game theory, applied statistics and geostatistics. Please check my research group website for further details.

News

Welcome to New CEEES Professor Marc Muller

May 23, 2017

Professor Marc Muller decided to become a civil and environmental engineer at nineteen when he found himself stranded in Cambodia. But this story does not start there, so let’s back up for just a moment.