PhD, Geohydrology, 1992, University of Texas in El Paso
Postgraduate Studies, Environmental Science, 1984-1985, The Netherlands
MSc, Biological Wastewater Treatment, 1977-1979, University of Karlsruhe, Germany
GLG 580/680 Geochemistry
GLG 110 Principles of Geology
GLG 782 Contaminant Hydrology
Reviewer for international journals, including Expl Geochem, Environ Monit Assess, Geol Soc Am Special Papers.
College Committees: General Education rep. for GLG 110 Principles of Geology
Department Committees: Geology curriculum, Faculty evaluation committee
Graduate Student Thesis Mentoring (last 2 years)
2022 – MNAS, B. Oehring. Air, soil and water sampling internships (2)
2020 – M.S. Geospatial Sci., R. Armstrong. Soils contaminated with smelter fallout in SE Missouri
2020 – M.S. Geospatial Sci., M.A. McClanahan. History and legacy of the Tri-State Mining District
Selected peer-reviewed publications
Gomez, R., Gutiérrez M., 2022. Water quality monitoring of five karst springs within a pastureland in southwest Polk 2 County, Missouri. Environmental and Engineering Geoscience, 28(3), 1-10.
Alarcón-Herrera MT, Gutiérrez M. 2022. Geogenic arsenic: Challenges, gaps, and future directions. Current Opinion on Environmental Science and Health, 27, 10.1016/j.coesh.2022.100349.
Gutiérrez, M., Qiu, X., Collette, Z. J., Lurvey, Z. T. (2020). Metal Content of Stream Sediments as a Tool to Assess Remediation in an Area Recovering from Historic Mining Contamination. Minerals, 10(247), 12.
Alarcón-Herrera, M. T., Martin-Alarcón, D., Gutiérrez, M., Olmos, D. (2020). Co-occurrence, possible origin, and health-risk assessment of arsenic and fluoride in drinking water sources in Mexico: Geographical data visualization. Science of the Total Environment/Elsevier, 698(134168), 15. www.elsevier.com/locate/scitotenv
Pearson, M.A., Biagioni, R. N., Gutiérrez, M. (2019). Geochemical fractionation of stream sediments impacted by Pb-Zn mining wastes: Missouri, USA. Mine Water and the Environment, 38(June), 378–384. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10230-018-0568-3
Ibarra Jaime P., Rivas-Lucero B.A., Zuñiga G., Gutiérrez M. (2019). Preliminary list of flora established in the Río San Pedro - Meoqui wetland after seven years of its Ramsar designation. Tecnociencia Chihuahua, XIII(2), 5, Mexico.
Gutiérrez M., Collette Z., McClanahan A.M., Mickus K. (2019). Mobility of Metals in Sediments Contaminated with Historical Mining Wastes: Example from the Tri-State Mining District, US
Rivas-Lucero B.A., Gutiérrez M., Magaña E., Márquez F., Márquez W. (2018). Salt content of dairy farm effluents as an indicator of salinization risk to soils. Soil Systems, 2(4), 10. www.mdpi.com/2571-8789/2/4
Gutiérrez M., Biagioni R. N., Alarcon-Herrera M. T., Rivas-Lucero B. A. (2018). an overview of Nitrate sources and operating processes in arid and semi-arid aquifer systems. Science of the Total Environment - Elsevier, 624(2018), 1513-1522. doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2017.12.252
Research and professional interests
Geochemistry of sediments contaminated with mining wastes
Sustainability of groundwater resources
Awards and honors
Invited keynote speaker for 50th Anniversary of the Farmers’ Union Union de Credito de Delicias A.C. Delicias, Mexico, 2015
Invited keynote speaker for Dia del Nogalero Conference of the National Pecan Growers Association, Mexico, 2014
CNAS (College of Natural and Applied Science) Research Award, 2013