Meet the team
Dr. Maha Deeb-Collet is a Postdoctoral Research Assistant in the Environmental Sciences Initiative at the GC-ASRC and a Research Coordinator for the USI. She is interested in improving the quality of urban soils and their ecosystem services in order to improve quality of life for urban residents.She received her Master’s in soil
pedogenesis in Syria, following which she worked as an Assistant Professor
at the University of Damascus. After moving to France in 2011, Dr. Deeb-
Collet obtained a second Master’s in Environmental Science at Lorraine
University, followed by a PhD from the University of Paris Est in December
2015. She began working as a Postdoc at CUNY in March 2016.
Dr. Maha Deeb-Collet is the lead researcher at NYC Urban Soils Institute