Group Members

Current Members 

Yusong Li
Principle Investigator
Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering

Ph.D., Vanderbilt University
M.S., Tsinghua University
B.S., Tsinghua University

Warisa Bunmahotama 
Post Doctoral Research Associate
Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering

Ph.D., National Cheng Kung University

Kazi Albab Hussain  
Ph.D. Student
Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering

M.S. 2019,Florida Atlantic University
B.S. 2016, University of Dhaka

Ryan Haggerty 
Ph.D. Student
Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering

B.A. 2016, Goshen College

Olivier Irumva 
Ph.D. Student
Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering

M.S. 2022, Guizhou Minzu University
B.S. 2016, University of Rwanda

Former Members 
Dr. Dong Zhang
Postdoctoral Research Associate, 2023
Assistant Professor, Fujian Agriculture and Forestry University, China
Chuyang Liu
Ph.D., 2022 (co-advised with Dr. Shannon Bartelt-Hunt)

Dissertation: Impacts of Climate Change on the Spatiotemporal Variability of Agricultural Pollution Across Various Scales
Shahab Karimifard
Ph.D., 2021

Dissertation: Effects of Biofilms on the Flow and Colloid Transport in Porous Media Inside Microfluidic Channels
Thompson Delon
Ph.D., 2021

Dissertation: Impact of Particle Surface Charge Heterogeneity on Deposition onto Flat Surfaces and Transport in Porous Media
Ann Kambhu na Ayudhya
Ph.D., 2019 (co-advised with Dr. Steven Comfort)

Dissertation: Treating 1,4-Dioxane with Slow-Release Persulfate and Zerovalent Iron and Modeling the Radius of Influence of Aerated Oxidant Candles
Chuyang Liu
M.S., 2017

Thesis: Numerical Modeling to Evaluate the Performance of Slow-Release Candles for Groundwater Remediation
Simin Akbariyeh
Ph.D., 2017

Dissertation: Modeling Fate and Transport of Contaminants in the Vadose Zone: Vapor Intrusion and Nitrate-N Leaching under Future Climate Scenarios
Negin Kananizadeh
Ph.D., 2017

Dissertation: Generalized Ellipsometry Based Methods to Measure and Visualize the Deposition of Titanium Dioxide Nanoparticles onto Model Rough Surfaces
Cesar Augusto Gomez Pena
M.S., 2017

Thesis: Simulation and Prediction of the Groundwater Level in the Surrouding Area of the Nebraska Management System Evaluation Area Site in Central Nebraska
Jahangeer Tomar
Water for Food Institute Research Fellow, 2017

Dr. Manish Kumar
Water for Food Institute Research Faculty Fellow, 2016
Assistant Professor, Indian Institute of Technology Gandhinagar, India
Ambika Selvaraj
Water for Food Institute Research Fellow, 2016

Margarita Kovalchuk
Undergraduate Research Fellow, 2016

Annemarie Schubert
High School Student Researcher, 2016

Stefan Schaepe
M.S., 2015 (co-advised with Dr. Xu Li)

Thesis:Engineering Graphene Oxide Membranes For Contaminant Removal and Bacterial Inactivation
Jaewoong Lee
Ph.D., 2014  (co-advised with Dr. Shannon Bartelt-Hunt)

Dissertation: The Interaction of Nanoparticle Titanium Dioxide(n-TiO2) with Organic Wastewater Contaminants (OWCs): Mechanisms, Stability, and Transport
Chunmei Bai
Ph.D., 2013

Dissertation: Applying Statistical Methodologies to Simulate the Fate and Transport of Engineered Nanoparticles in the Subsurface
Megan Seymour
M.S., 2012

Thesis: Transport of Engineered Nanomaterials in Porous Media: Groundwater Remediation Application and Effects of Particle Shape
Ryan May
M.S., 2011 

Thesis: Using Laser Scanning Cytometry to Investigate the Transport of Nano-scale Particles in Porous Media
Chen Li
M.S., 2011 
Julia Anne Burchell
UCARE Student Researcher, 2014
Tianye Chen
Highschool Student Researcher, 2013

 Yusong Li

 Associate Dean for Faculty and Inclusion Professor

 University of Nebraska - Lincoln
 Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
 City Campus (Lincoln) / Scott Campus (Omaha)
 OTHM 114M (City Campus)
 PKI 301C (Scott Campus)
 (402) 472-5649 (City Campus)
 (402) 554-6052 (Scott Campus)


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