Maria Chrysochoou
Maria Chrysochoou
Professor and Head, Civil and Environmental Engineering, UConn School of Engineering
Elected to the Academy in 2021


Aristotle University (Greece), 2000, BS, Physics; Technische Universität Dresden (Germany), 2003, MSc,
Environmental Engineering; Stevens Institute of Technology, 2006, PhD, Environmental Engineering

Professional Area

Environmental and applied geochemistry; contaminated site remediation; brownfield redevelopment; waste and soil characterization; service learning


For nationally recognized applied geochemistry applications to critical environmental, geotechnical and construction problems, including new testing methods adopted by multiple States, and for leading the development of an innovative service-learning STEM program, the Connecticut Brownfields Initiative.