Stefanie is a postdoctoral scholar at the Doerr School of Sustainability at Stanford University. Her postdoctoral research focuses on developing tools to optimize application and monitoring of nature-based climate solutions. During her Ph.D. she worked on reactive transport models and watershed models to investigate inorganic contaminant cycling. She holds a Ph.D. in Environmental Systems from U.C. Merced and a M.Sc. in Water Management from Technical University of Dresden.

Honors & Awards

  • Delta Science Fellow, Delta Stewardship Council (2018-2020)

Professional Education

  • Master of Science, Technische Universitat Dresden (2014)
  • Bachelor of Science, Technische Universitat Dresden (2011)
  • Doctor of Philosophy, University of California Merced (2022)
  • Ph.D., U.C. Merced, Environmental Systems (2022)
  • M.Sc., TU Dresden, Water Management (2014)

Stanford Advisors

All Publications

  • Operationalizing Real-Time Monitoring Data in Simulation Models Using the Public Domain HEC-DSSVue Software Platform JOURNAL OF WATER RESOURCES PLANNING AND MANAGEMENT Tran, V., Helmrich, S., Quinn, N. T., O'Day, P. A. 2023; 149 (9)
  • Critical review of mercury methylation and methylmercury demethylation rate constants in aquatic sediments for biogeochemical modeling CRITICAL REVIEWS IN ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY Helmrich, S., Vlassopoulos, D., Alpers, C. N., O'Day, P. A. 2022; 52 (24): 4353-4378