Sara BinAhmed Menzies

Sara BinAhmed Menzies

Sara’s graduate studies involved the performance of reverse osmosis and ultrafiltration membranes, and researching microplastics during her postdoctoral work. At Barr, Sara has been working on projects related to water and wastewater treatment, operation and maintenance of wastewater treatment plants, analysis of environmental monitoring data, designing and executing bench-scale, and supporting pilot testing to assess treatment technology options.



Water/Wastewater Engineer


PhD, Civil Engineering, University of Minnesota

MESc, Environmental Science, American University of Beirut

BS, Physics, American University of Beirut


Barr Engineering Co.
4300 MarketPointe Drive
Suite 200
Minneapolis, MN 55435
Phone: +1 952-832-2942


Fact sheet
Microplastics: What are they and what can be done about them?
By: Sara BinAhmed-Menzies and Mike Ellis