Bhawana Sharma, PhD is an Environmental Engineer with CH2M located in Gainesville, Florida office. Bhawana specializes in sediment capping and has been involved in RCRA and CERCLA remediation projects and GLNPO projects for different project stages including site investigation, remedy evaluation and selection, and remedial design and implementation. She primarily works for sediment cap design, modeling, and implementation for in-situ remediation of contaminated sediments. She also works on groundwater and soil remediation projects, evaluates renewable energy resources for sustainable groundwater treatment systems, and manages sites with contaminated groundwater and soil. Bhawana has been contributing to ITRC as a Contaminated Sediments team member since 2010. She has previously served as a team member for ITRC Contaminated Sediments Bioavailability and ITRC Attenuation Processes for Metals and Radionuclides teams and currently serving on Contaminated Sediments Remediation Team. Bhawana has earned a bachelor's degree in Life Sciences from the University of Rajasthan, India in 1999, a master's in Environmental Science from the University of Rajasthan, India in 2001, a master’s in Environmental Engineering & Management from the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Kanpur, India in 2004 and a PhD in Civil Engineering from the University of New Hampshire in Durham, New Hampshire in 2008.