Hayden is a graduate student at The University of Texas at El Paso finishing her M.S. in Geological Sciences. She is currently using stable isotope geochemistry to assess water dynamics and soil-vegetation-atmosphere interactions in the Jornada Basin of the Northern Chihuahuan Desert. Hayden is also working as an Environmental Scientist at the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant in Carlsbad, NM, focusing primarily on groundwater monitoring and hydrogeology.
Advisor: Hugo Gutierrez