May 2018. Anushka and Weiyi
pass the doctoral qualifying exam.
January 2018. Our new
project on sodium silicates as lead corrosion inhibitors sponsored by PQ
December 2017. We welcome
Anushka Mishrra and Weiyi Pan into the group as new doctoral students.
November 2017. Chao defends
her thesis on the coupling of redox reactions involving chromium, iron, and
October 2017. Dan attends
the 9th National Conference on Environmental Chemistry in Hangzhou, China.
August 2017. Zezhen defends
her thesis on the sorption of metals onto natural sediments and engineered
iron oxide nanoparticles.
August 2017. We are starting a
new National Science Foundation project supported by the Environmental Chemical
Jun 2017. Dr. Xiaoliu Huangfu arrived from Chongqing University to begin a 1-year position as a visiting scholar supported by the China Scholarship Council
May 2017. Anshuman passed his qualifying exam.
April 2017. Wei successfully defended her thesis defense. Congratulations Dr. Xiong!
Feburary 2017. Congratulations to Yeunook on successfully presenting his thesis proposal.
January 2017, Dan co-led a panel of a DOE Basic Research Needs Workshop on the Energy-Water Nexus that was focused on water quality and quantity issues associated with energy production and carbon sequestration.
Former PhD student, Zimeng Wang, started an assistant professor position at Louisiana State University.
July 2016, a new project focused on the timing and mechanisms of phosphate addition for control of lead in drinking water distribution systems officially started. The work is a collaboration with Jill Pasteris in Earth and Planetary Sciences and with Yandi Hu at the University of Housto. The project is supported by the National Science Foundation and the Water Research Foundation.
June 2016, we published MINFIT as a simple tool to enable MINEQL+ to fit experimental data. Download the program and tutorials here.
May 2016, Dan participated in the workshop "Science and Technology to Ensure the Safety of the Nation's Drinking Water" convened in Washington, DC by the President's Council of Advisors on Science and Technology.