Mohammad Ali Khaksar Fasaee passed his preliminary exam on February 12, 2021 titled “Developing a Framework for Classifying Water Lead Levels in Tap Water: A Data-driven Approach”. Mohammad’s research focuses on building models to predict lead in tap water. His dissertation will develop easily accessible models that can be used with at-home water quality testing kits to predict risk of lead for households. Congratulations! Committee members are Drs. Caren Cooper, John Baugh, and Kumar Mahinthakumar.