Katie Stagl, M.S.

Instructor of Civil Engineering, Shiley School of Engineering

Katie Stagl

Katie Stagl grew up in the Portland metro area and earned her bachelor of science degree in civil engineering at Oregon State University. She went on to earn her master’s degree and is completing her Ph.D. at University of California, Davis in civil and environmental engineering. She specializes in water resources engineering with a focus on inland waters and oceanography. Her dissertation focuses on the impacts of circulation patterns to water quality in ice-covered lakes. She has traveled to Quebec, Canada multiple times to complete field experiments on and off the ice at Lake Massawippi. In addition to engaging in research, Katie was a teaching assistant in a wide range of topics in civil engineering including introduction to civil engineering, hydraulic engineering lab, sustainability and urban metabolism, and senior design. In her spare time, she enjoys being in the great outdoors while hiking, backpacking, or camping with her family and her dog. During the rainy months, she enjoys skiing at Mt. Hood, perfecting new cooking or baking recipes, crocheting blankets for family and friends, reading as many books as possible, and learning new crafts.