Katherine Alfredo

Headshot of Fellow Katherine Alfredo

Assistant Professor
Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
University of South Florida
Tampa, Florida

Fellowship Project: Using a Risk Cup approach to evaluate vulnerabilities associated with community water systems in the US

Dr. Katherine Alfredo is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at the University of South Florida.  Dr. Alfredo has extensive international experience that includes two US Fulbright Fellowships.  Prior to joining the faculty at USF, she was the Research Program Manager at DC Water focused on the difficulties large, urban utilities face in ensuring a constant supply of high quality, potable water.  She holds a Professional Engineering license in the state of Virginia.

Katherine is keen to develop studies through the JPB Fellowship that would allow her to understand the relationship between actual and perceived drinking water risk on a household’s water source and home water treatment technology decisions.