- Professor, Earth and Environmental Sciences
- Microbial cycling and flux of carbon and nitrogen in aquatic systems
Jennifer Cherrier, Ph.D., is a professor of Earth and Environmental Sciences at Brooklyn College, The City University of New York (CUNY) and at the CUNY Graduate Center. She is also the president and founder of Waterway Ecologics, LLC. Her 27 years of research expertise are in aquatic carbon and nitrogen cycling with a more recent focus on water resource sustainability, stormwater resiliency, integrated water management, and nature-based approaches for offsetting urban flooding and human impacts on marine and freshwater systems.
Jennifer’s research group has developed a novel smart-sensored hybrid technology (eco-WEIRTM, patented 2017) that augments green infrastructure to control stormwater retention times, maximizes pollutant removal efficiencies, and allows for water storage and reuse. She is an Earth Leadership Fellow for Sustainability, a National Academy of Sciences Frontiers of Science Kavli alum, and is the current chair of the NY Blue Tech Steering Committee.