Claudia Gunsch

Theodore Kennedy Associate Professor of Civil & Environmental Engineering (2016 - 2021)

Professor Gunsch is recognized as a leading expert in the microbiological aspects of environmental engineering. She is also considered an excellent principal investigator and teacher. Gunsch been the primary mentor for nine Ph.D. students and 21 undergraduate researchers at Duke. She has also been recognized nationally with the prestigious NSF CAREER award and an invitation to the National Academy of Engineering’s US Frontiers in Engineering Symposium. A stalwart volunteer who has never declined a request from her department, she manages to also conduct her teaching and research at the highest level.