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Celia Aranda Reina


I am a second-year PhD candidate in the Department of Earth Science and Environmental Change at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign (UIUC) and the Institut de Physique du Globe de Paris, working with Dr. Jennifer Druhan and Dr. Julien Bouchez. My research aims to understand the effects of different vegetation on water cycling and solute exports in rivers in mountainous Mediterranean environments, both during baseflow conditions and storms. 



BSE Civil and Environmental Engineering, Princeton University (2021)

Certificate in Latin American Studies, Princeton University (2021)

Awards and Honors

Nova 111 Student List - Spain (2023)

Illinois Distinguished Fellowship (2022-2027)

Departmental Fellowship, Department of Earth Science and Environmental Change, University of Illinois
at Urbana Champaign (2022-2023)

W. Taylor Thom, Jr. Prize for Excellence in Geological Engineering, Princeton University (2021)

Building Bridges Award from Princeton University’s LGBT Center (2021)