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Kyle   Bibby

Kyle James Bibby


Phone: 574-631-1130

Office: 171 Fitzpatrick Hall


Ph.D. in Environmental Engineering, Yale University, 2012

M.Phil. in Environmental Engineering, Yale University, 2010

M.S. in Environmental Engineering, Yale University, 2009

B.S. in Civil Engineering and Geological Sciences, University of Notre Dame, 2008

Summary of Activities/Interests

Microbiology relevant to water quality and public health protection. Specific research foci fall include the detection and fate of human pathogenic viruses in the environment, the microbiome of the built environment, and the microbial ecology of fossil-fuel impacted environments, such as produced water from hydraulic fracturing.


Finding the Sweet Spot

June 24, 2019

Developing a top collegiate golf course vitalized its natural water hazards and fostered new research.

Notre Dame announces awardees of the Science of Wellness Catalyst Seed Grant program

January 16, 2019

Sixteen faculty members from the University of Notre Dame have been awarded funding from the University’s Science of Wellness Initiative’s Catalyst Seed Grant program.

Early career faculty awarded nationally competitive awards

December 11, 2018

Three faculty in the College of Engineering — Kyle BIbby, Jonathan Whitmer and Yanliang Zhang — have received NSF CAREER awards.

Early Career Faculty Awarded Nationally Competitive Awards

December 11, 2018

The National Science Foundation (NSF) has recognized four University of Notre Dame faculty members for their excellence in research.

Three faculty promoted to endowed chair positions

June 15, 2018

Kyle J. Bibby, Kenneth T. Christensen and Michael J. Seelinger have been named endowed faculty in the College of Engineering.