Civil Engineering

Pablo Cornejo-Warner

Associate Professor


Dr. Cornejo-Warner Curriculum Vitae (PDF)

Dr. Pablo K. Cornejo is an Associate Professor at the California State University, Chico in the Civil Engineering Department. He obtained his Ph.D. in Environmental Engineering at the University of South Florida (USF) and conducted post-doctoral research at the University of Colorado at Boulder. His research focuses on the life cycle environmental impacts of centralized and decentralized wastewater and resource recovery management strategies and sustainability frameworks for water treatment systems.

Other research interests include greenhouse gas models for water reuse and desalination facilities; the water-energy-food nexus; and water and sanitation issues in the developing world. Dr. Cornejo is passionate about teaching and interested in increasing the participation of underrepresented students in STEM fields through interactive, project-based sustainability education.


  • B.S. Civil Engineering; Emphasis on Water Resources and Environment, University of Colorado, Boulder. 2006.
  • M.S. Environmental Engineering, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL. 2012.
  • PhD. Environmental Engineering, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL. 2015.

Office Hours

Spring 2024 Finals Week - Monday & Tuesday 1:00-3:00 PM

Portrait of Pablo Cornejo-Warner