Jennifer Weidhaas Jennifer Weidhaas is an Associate Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering at University of Utah. Previously, she was an Assistant Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering at West Virginia University, from 2010-2016 where she focused on determining the fate, transport and bioremediation of emerging contaminants. Prior to taking a position at WVU, Jennifer worked for six years with North Wind Inc. as a professional environmental engineer on hazardous waste remediation projects. At North Wind, Inc. she directed a molecular biology laboratory which routinely analyzed groundwater, soil and sediment samples by various EMD methods for microorganisms involved in contaminant bioremediation. Additionally she has work on numerous groundwater, soil and sediment bioremediation projects throughout the western United States. She has been a member of the Environmental Molecular Diagnostics Team since 2010. Jennifer earned a bachelorís degree in Civil Engineering in 1999 from Montana State University at Bozeman and a masterís in 2002 and PhD in 2006 from the University of California at Davis in Civil and Environmental Engineering. Jennifer is a registered professional engineer in Idaho.