Thomas Mykytyn is a graduate student studying geology at San Jose State University (SJSU). He is currently working with SCI-CLAWPS investigating the distribution of mercury contamination in the Yolo Bypass, CA. While a student at SJSU, Thomas has worked for the Santa Clara Valley Water District, the US Geological Survey, and as a graduate teaching assistant for the SJSU Geology Department. Thomas received his Bachelor of Science degree in geology from UC Davis in 2011. His primary advisor is Manny Gabet.