Professor Gray is a creative educator who strives to keep things interesting for her students, a collaborator with diverse faculty across the University, a committed mentor to young women in science and engineering, and a social advocate helping disadvantaged individuals and communities. Her research and teaching are tightly interwoven with the many issues that underpin environmental health and the drive toward sustainability. She has taught traditional environmental engineering courses, innovative interdisciplinary courses on energy and sustainability and project based courses focused on solving environmental problems in low-income communities.

Since 2010 Gray has co-directed the Global and Ecological Health Engineering Certificate Program for MS students in Environmental Engineering. We are working with the Jal Bhagirathi Foundation in Jodhpur, India on water scarcity and public health issues, as well as strategies to recover and recycle water for Rajasthan textile industries and to restore ecological and environmental quality of the Luni River. To learn what our students have done, see the final reports and presentation below:

Evaluation of Textile Treatment and Treatment Alternatives for the Village of Jasol in Rajasthan, India. (Summer 2012)

Water Scarcity in Jaipur, Rajasthan, India (Summer 2013)

Presentation: Water Scarcity in Jaipur, Rajasthan, India (Summer 2013)

Feasibility Study for Creating a Field-based Water Quality Testing Kit for use in Rajasthan India (Summer 2013)

Solar Distillation in Rajasthan, India (Summer 2013)

Courses Taught