Bryan Heyer


Bryan Heyer
  • PhD Student, Hydrogeology
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Biography

 

 

Education

B.S. in Environmental Science, University of the Sciences in Philadelphia
M.S. in Geology, University of Kansas

Research

Advisor: J.F. Devlin

M.S. Research: Adaptation and Field Testing of an In-well Point Velocity Probe for Use in Fractured Rock

Ph.D. Research: Characterization of Fractured Rock Aquifers with Groundwater Velocity Measurements

Research Interests: 

Contaminated site characterization and remediation

Direct measurement of groundwater velocity

Measurement of groundwater flux in fractured media

Selected Publications

B.R. Heyer, T.C. Osorno, J.F. Devlin, Laboratory testing of real-time flux measurements in fractured media, Journal of Hydrology, Volume 601, 2021, 126639, ISSN 0022-1694, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jhydrol.2021.126639

B.R. Heyer, T.C. Osorno, B.A. Carrera, C.M.W. Mok, J.F. Devlin, Water flux profiling in fractured rock boreholes with an In-Well Point Velocity Probe (IWPVP), Journal of Hydrology, Volume 613, Part A, 2022, 128383, ISSN 0022-1694, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jhydrol.2022.128383

Selected Presentations

“Development and deployment of a fractured rock-adapted IWPVP” 2022 Guelph University Consortium – Guelph, ON

“Profiling fractured rock boreholes with discrete horizontal flux measurements” 2021 Guelph University Consortium – Virtual Meeting

“Measuring flux with the In-Well Point Velocity Probe in fractured media” 2020 Geology Society of America (GSA) Annual Meeting – Virtual Meeting

“Measuring Water Flux in Fractured Rock with the IWPVP” 2020 Guelph University Consortium – Virtual Meeting

“Testing of an In-Well Point Velocity Probe (IWPVP) for Use in Fractured Rock” 2019 American Institute of Hydrology (AIH) and Association of Environmental and Engineering Geologists (AEG) Meeting – Topeka, KS

Awards & Honors

Patterson Scholarship Recipient

Frederick T. Holden Award

Erasmus Haworth Honor Award

3rd Place 2021 Geosyntec National Student Research Paper Competition

Air & Waste Management Association Midwest Section 2022 Scholarship

Association for Women Geoscientists Osage Chapter Sean S. Thomson Service Scholarship

Stelbar Oil Geology Graduate Student Support Scholarship

Dean A. McGee Scholarship

Service

2023-2024 President - Geology Graduate Student Organization
Associate Editor - Groundwater Monitoring & Remediation