Emma Payne outside by a tree
Environmental Engineering

Emma Payne is pursuing a PhD in Environmental Engineering with a Global Engineering Certificate. She received a bachelor's degree in Environmental Engineering from Cornell University in 2021. Emma has experience working on municipal drinking water treatment projects for an environmental engineering consulting firm. She became interested in the field of global engineering through her involvement with her university's chapter of Engineers for a Sustainable World. Emma is interested in WASH within the field of global engineering and particularly in drinking water treatment solutions for low-resource settings. In her free time, she likes to hike, mountain bike, and play the guitar.



  • BS, Environmental Engineering, Cornell University