Exploring LID with Kirstin Newfield

kirstin office

STLAi is pleased to announce its participation in the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada, Industrial Postgraduate Scholarship Program (NSERC-IPS). Through this program, STLAi is collaborating with Kirstin Newfield, a Civil Engineering PhD student at the University of Toronto, to research and promote the design and implementation of sustainable stormwater management (low impact development, or “LID”) projects throughout Toronto and Southern Ontario.

The wetland at Beecroft Linear Park

We are excited to welcome Kirstin onto the team as she brings experience in geotechnical and environmental engineering, obtained through her Bachelor of Applied Science in Geological Engineering at Queen’s University, Master of Applied Science in Civil Engineering at University of Toronto, as well her experience working at a global engineering consulting firm. We are proud to support this research that will promote sustainable infrastructure development in Canadian cities.