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SARAH - JANE HAIG (CV updated June 2018)   

1st September 2018: Assistant Professor at the University of Pittsburgh
2014-2018: Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the University of Michigan

2010-2014: PhD., Civil & Environmental Engineering, University of Glasgow
2005-2010: M.Sci., Microbiology, University of Glasgow

Short Bio

Dr. Haig completed her PhD: "Characterising the Functional Microbial Ecology of Slow Sand Filters Through Environmental Genomics" in September 2014 at the University of Glasgow in Scotland. She was also a Post-Doctoral Research Fellow (October 2014 – July 2018) at the University of Michigan, in the groups of Lutgarde Raskin (Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering) and John LiPuma (Department of Pediatrics), where she focused on linking the drinking water microbiome to human health.                                          

Dr. Haig has published several papers in leading journals in the fields of environmental engineering and microbiology and has given numerous presentations at national and international conferences. She has received continuous honors and awards for her research including a Lord Kelvin Adam Smith PhD scholarship, a Microbiology of the Built Environment fellowship from the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation and a Dow Sustainability fellowship.