• Nanomaterials and nanotechnologies for environmental cleanup and remediation; Environmental fate, transport and impacts of engineered nanoparticles
  • Physical and chemical processes (sorption, ion exchange, membrane, and environmental catalysis) for treatment of water/wastewater and for remediation of groundwater, soil and sediment
  • Physical and biological availabilities of contaminants in soil and sediment
  • Treatment of water treatment process waste residuals
  • Multi-phase mass transfer and transport modeling of contaminants
  • Indoor air quality
  • Transportation and the environment
Civil Engineering
PhD, Lehigh University, Civil and Environmental Engineering, 1998
MS, Taiyuan University of Technology, China, Environmental Engineering, 1987
BS, Taiyuan University of Technology, China, Civil & Environmental Engineering, 1984
herbicides pesticides soil chemistry unit operations engineering mass transfer separation process transport phenomena absorption surfactants interfacial phenomena reaction engineering civil engineering nuclear or radioactive waste disposal sanitary engineering, environmental impacts solid waste disposal waste water treatment water supply water treatment hazardous waste disposal or cleanup filtration emission control adsorption reaction kinetics polymer chemistry aromatic compounds chemical reactions chemical kinetics applied chemistry environmental chemistry environmental effects air pollution land pollution water pollution hazardous wastes industrial waste bioremediation groundwater waste water water quality watersheds environmental management environmental restoration or remediation air quality nuclear or radioactive wastes environmental technology nanostructured materials separations chemistry chemicals monitoring chemical transport environmental site use studies energy environmental studies - developing countries
Chinese, Mandarin, English, German
Air and Waste Management Association
American Academy of Environmental Engineers
American Chemical Society
American Institute of Chemical Engineers
American Society of Civil Engineers
Association of Environmental Engineering Professors
European Geophysical Society
International Society of Soil Science
Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry
Soil and Water Conservation Society
Soil Science Society of America
Water Environment Federation
Water Pollution Control Federation