Jose Marquez, 2020 B.S.

Jose Marquez

Position Title
Staff Engineer

  • Geosyntec Inc.

Jose is a Staff Engineer at Geosyntec Inc, an environmental consulting company which focuses on environmental remediation of chemical spills below the ground surface. As an engineer, Jose helps design remediation systems, perform construction oversight, and sample soil and soil vapor in the field. During his time at UC Davis, Jose was deeply involved professionally and with extracurriculars; Jose was part of a Renewable Energy Data Science Research Project under Dr. Behrsin, CALESS professional society, Aggie Studios, Sigma Delta Alpha, and countless PE classes. For his senior design project, Jose and his team designed a treatment system to disinfect water utilizing only sunlight and curcumin - a natural food grade compound. Jose has fond memories at Davis because even though he was a commuting student from Sacramento, he still found time and energy to connect with SO MANY people. Jose's advice to college students: "Don't be afraid to take risks and ask questions. College is a time to try different activities but simultaneously work hard academically. You will learn so much that it will propel you beyond your college years."

In his free time Jose enjoys making YouTube travel videos and working out.