Byran Fuhrmann

Byran Fuhrmann is currently a 2nd year PhD student in Environmental Systems at the University of California, Merced (UC Merced), where he studies mercury cycling in lakes and reservoirs. During his first year at UC Merced, he won the school wide graduate student presentation competition entitled “GradSlam!” and was selected to represent UC Merced in the state wide competition. He became interested in water quality after receiving his BS in Chemistry from Humboldt State University and joining an environmental laboratory as the quality assurance manager. During this time, he also completed an MBA focused on strategic sustainability from Humboldt State University. Afterwards, he went on to receive an MS in Environmental Engineering Sciences from the University of Florida before enrolling in the PhD program at UC Merced. He can be contacted at 714-329-6840 or at

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