Research Associate
Rhea Bhansali


Rhea support’s Bluefield’s Global Water team and is located in Barcelona, Spain. Prior to joining Bluefield, Rhea worked at environmental consulting firm, Kleinfelder, Inc., in their Boston office where she conducted geo-environmental duties such as groundwater sampling, drilling, and environmental site assessments in the remediation sector. Before that, while attending NYU for her master’s degree in Environmental Engineering, she interned in New York for the NYC Department of Sanitation and worked an analyst for Hydro Tech Environmental Engineering and Geology, D.P.C.

Rhea has a bachelor’s degree in Chemical Engineering from India and has published three scientific papers in leading international journals centered on desalination using forward osmosis. She also has a granted patent in India, in the same field. She is currently pursuing a dual engineering degree in Hydroinformatics and Water Management as a scholarship recipient in the Erasmus Mundus Joint Master Degree programme awarded by the European Commission.