Tássia Mattos Brighenti has M.S. (2013 - 2015) and a Ph.D. (2015-2019) degrees in Environmental Engineering from Federal University of Santa Catarina, Brazil. Currently, she is a Postdoctoral Associate under supervision by Dr. Philip Gassman, in the Iowa UrbanFEWS project. Her work involves the use of the SWAT model to evaluate the environmental and agronomic performance of a suite of cropping systems, including row crops, and perennial grasses and/or horticultural crops, across multiple watershed scales in the Des Moines area.