Kalina Manoylov, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Biology
Department of Biological and Environmental Sciences,
Campus Box 081
Sam Mutiti, Ph.D., Hydrologist
Biological and Environmental Sciences
Campus Box 081
Dr. Sam Mutiti is an Assistant Professor at Georgia College and specializes in the field of Hydrogeology. He works on water-related research projects that include water quality assessment and monitoring, groundwater modeling, geophysics and contaminant transport in groundwater systems. His current research students are working in environmental pharmaceuticals, non-metallic nanoparticle transport, tools for assessing stream water quality and the use of geophysics, geochemistry and isotopes to understand crayfish habitats. He is also working on an international collaborative research investigating the Lusaka dolomite aquifer in Zambia.
Dr. Mutiti has a bachelor’s degree in exploration geology and postgraduate qualifications in computer science, environmental sciences and hydrogeology. In the last ten years he has worked on projects that include virus transport in groundwater, heat transport modeling at sites of riverbank filtration, increasing drinking water resources in Kenya and water quality monitoring in Zambia. He has also worked for a copper mine and a geotechnical and environmental firm. His passion is in understanding and improving the supply of portable water to all citizens of earth.