Marcos Miranda

Hometown: Laurel, MD

Ph.D. student, Civil, Environmental, and Geodetic Engineering Graduate Program, The Ohio State University, 2018 – Present
Honors B.S. in Environmental Engineering, University of Delaware, 2017

Research Interests:
CO2 – Geothermal Energy Systems, Integrated Geothermal Energy Systems
Rare earth element recovery and CO2 sequestration using stabilized flue gas desulfurization material and abandoned mine drainage
Optimal allocation of CO2 amongst different systems including industrial, energy, storage, and biosphere applications

Research Experience:
Undergraduate researcher, University of Delaware College of Engineering, January 2015 – August 2015
– Various research projects including removing ortho-phosphates through remediation of soil with zero valent iron and development of a portable toilet for application in developing countries.
Summer Mickey Leland Energy Fellow, Los Alamos National Laboratory, June 2019 – August 2019
– Development of a Gulf Coast case study for assessing the viability of CO2-based geothermal electricity production.

2018 Graduate Enrichment Fellowship, The Ohio State University
2019 Mickey Leland Energy Fellowship, U.S. Department of Energy
2019 Graduate Fellowship, The Ohio State University

Other Interests:
Futbol, Video Gaming, Reading, Painting, and Delicious Foods