Minna Ho

Senior Research Technician
Biogeochemistry

Minna Ho is a Senior Research Technician in the Biogeochemistry Department who specializes in assessing impact of anthropogenic inputs on the ocean through modeling. Her research focuses on developing new wastewater pollution modeling methods to support sanitation management discharge decisions.

She received her B.S. in mathematics and atmospheric and oceanic sciences in 2017 and her M.S. in civil engineering in 2019 from the University of California, Los Angeles. She joined SCCWRP in 2017.

Education

M.S., civil engineering, University of California, Los Angeles. 2019

B.S., mathematics/atmospheric and oceanic sciences Interdepartmental Program, University of California, Los Angeles. Minor, environmental engineering. 2017

Professional experience

Senior Research Technician, Southern California Coastal Water Research, CA. 2019-present

Research Technician, Southern California Coastal Water Research, CA. 2018-2019

Laboratory Assistant, Southern California Coastal Water Research, CA. 2017-2018

Staff Research Associate, James C. McWilliams Laboratory, University of California, Los Angeles, CA. 2017-2018

Research Assistant, Richard F. Ambrose Laboratory, University of California, Los Angeles, CA. 2015-2017

Computer Applications

Wastewater plume module in nonhydrostatic Regional Ocean Modeling System (ROMS)

Selected Presentations and Conference Proceedings

M. Ho, F. Kessouri, M. Sutula, J. McWilliams, D. Bianchi, T. Gallien, G. Robertson, J. Molemaker. 2019. High resolution numerical ocean outfall plume modeling in the southern California bight. Conference of the Coastal and Estuarine Research Federation. Mobile, AL.

Minna Ho, 2019. Modeling and validation of coastal wastewater effluent plumes using high-resolution nonhydrostatic regional ocean modeling system. M.S. Thesis, University of California, Los Angeles. Los Angeles, CA.