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UNC Clean Tech Speaker

Kathy Boomer

Kathy Boomer
Scientific Program Director, Sustainable Water Management
Foundation for Food and Agriculture Research


Dr. Boomer joined the Foundation for Food and Agriculture Research in 2019 as a Scientific Program Director for the Sustainable Water Management Challenge Area. Previously, she served as Lead Watershed Scientist for the Nature Conservancy. She also worked overseas in China as a water quality monitoring consultant for the World Bank. Dr. Boomer continues to serve on the USEPA Chesapeake Bay Program’s Scientific Technical Advisory Committee, providing expertise in landscape modeling, watershed research, and decision science. Dr. Boomer received her Ph.D. in biogeochemistry from Cornell University.