Maha Deeb-Collet

Lead Researcher

Dr. Maha Deeb-Collet, Research Team Leader

Dr. Maha Deeb-Collet is a Postdoctoral Research Assistant at the Environmental Sciences Initiative at the CUNY Graduate Center and Advanced Scientific Research Center, and the Lead Researcher for the NYC Urban Soils Institute. She is interested in improving the quality of urban soils and their ecosystem services in order to improve quality of life for urban residents. She received her M.S. in Soil Pedogenesis in Syria, followed by working as an Associate Professor at the University of Damascus. After moving to France in 2011, Dr. Maha Deeb-Collet obtained a second Masters in Environmental Science at Lorraine University, followed by a Ph.D. from the University of Paris Est in December 2015. She began working as a Postdoctoral Research Assistant at CUNY in 2016.