Dr. Nicole Berge is an Associate Professor in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at the University of South Carolina.
Dr. Berge received her BS and MS in Civil and Environmental Engineering from the University of South Carolina (UofSC) in 1999 and 2001, respectively. She received her PhD in Environmental Engineering from the University of Central Florida (UCF) in 2006. Her dissertation work focused on understanding the fate of nitrogen in bioreactor landfills. Following her time at UCF, she worked at Tufts University as a Postdoctoral Associate until 2009, after which she joined the faculty in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at UofSC. Her research program at USC focuses on work related to solid waste management and treatment, including developing and evaluating sustainable waste treatment techniques, waste conversion to value-added products, hydrothermal carbonization, leachate treatment, life cycle assessment, and bioreactor landfills.