Natalie Martinkus is a doctoral graduate student in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at Washington State University. Her research interests include stream and floodplain modeling and restoration, ecosystem valuations, GIS applications and stormwater treatment.

Her work for the NARA project involves using GIS to map physical and social assets within each of the four Pacific Northwest states. This information will help identify potential communities that may be receptive to having biofuel facilities built in their jurisdictions.

Natalie received a bachelor’s degree in civil engineering at Texas A&M University and a master’s degree from the Environmental and Water Resources Engineering program at the University of Texas. She is a licensed Professional Engineer.

Supervisor: Michael Wolcott