DaVinci Fellow 2022: Jim Field

“Each year, the College of Engineering selects one exceptional engineering faculty member as a recipient of the da Vinci Fellowship. The Fellowship includes a one-time grant of $10,000 made possible by donors to the college’s da Vinci Circle.

“I have had the opportunity to work with Jim for more than 20 years,” said CHEE department chair Kim Ogden. “He is an established scholar in the field of bioremediation with over 290 peer-reviewed publications in high impact journals, and he is truly committed to ensuring the success of his students and the next generation of engineers.””

National Geographic Society: Gila monsters

Gila monsters are unique to the Southwestern United States and its beaded black and orange skin is iconic to the desert. National Geographic producers explore the dangers they face with a warming climate.