Darwin Sorensen


Darwin  Sorensen

Contact Information

Email: darwin.sorensen@usu.edu

Educational Background

  • Ph.D, Microbiology, Colorado State University, 1982
  • M.S., Bacteriology, Utah State University, Logan, Utah, 1975
  • B.S., Bacteriology, Utah State University, Logan, Utah, 1972


Microbiological ecology of biodegradation and bioremediation; characterization of organic contaminated water and soil environments; aquatic and terrestrial microbial assays; biodegradation of polynuclear aromatic hydrocarbons in land-based treatment systems; reductive dehalogenation of trichloroethene in contaminated aquifers; source water protection assessments; nitrate contamination susceptibility assessments for shallow aquifers