Expertise

Research Interests:

  • Algal biofuels
  • Organism interaction
  • Wastewater treatment
  • Life cycle assessment
  • Process modeling

Keywords:

  • Algae Bacteria
  • Organism interaction
  • Wastewater treatment
  • Biofuels
  • Life cycle assessment
  • Process modeling

Subject Area

  • Food & Biological Engineering

He studies biological processes that incorporate algae and bacteria for waste remediation, water quality, biofuels, and high-value nutraceuticals.

Research Projects

  • Recycling poultry processing wastewater back into crop irrigation
  • Integration of anaerobic digestion with algae cultivation
  • Investigation and modeling of taste and odor compounds in drinking water
  • Process modeling and life cycle assessment of a pilot-scale aquaponics system
  • Algal-bacterial interaction for advanced wastewater treatment and biofuel production
Past Affiliations

Lecturer, Department of Biological and Agricultural Engineering, College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, University of California, Davis (past)

PhD Student, Department of Biological and Agricultural Engineering, College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, University of California, Davis (past)

Communities
Agriculture
Degrees
PhD, University of California, Davis, Biological Systems Engineering, 2014
MS, University of California, Davis, Transportation Technology & Policy, 2011
BS, Northwestern University, Civil Engineering, 2009
Keywords
biofuel wastewater treatment life cycle assessment algae bioenergy organism interaction stem education biological engineering mass transfer microbial ecology