Workshops & Seminars


Innovative Water Treatment Technology and Emerging Research WorkshopSeptember 14 at NJIT


3:30 pm - 4:40 pm, July 25, 2018, 210 Colton Hall

Effect of the tri-axial state of stress in the connectivity of hydraulically-created fractures in crystalline rocks
Ms. Gayani Gunarathna, Ph.D. candidate, Dept. of Civl & Environmental Engineering, NJIT

3:30 pm - 4:40 pm, July 18, 2018, 210 Colton Hall

In-situ groundwater remediation technology
Professor Liming Hu, Institute of Geotechnical Engineering, Dept. of Hydraulic Engineering, TsengHa University, China

2:00 pm - 3:00 pm, April 25, 2018, 210 Colton Hall

Microplastics as emerging contaminants in the fresh water environment
Dr. Nicole Fahrenfeld, Assistant Professor, Dept. of Civil & Environmental Engineering, Rutgers University

2:00 pm - 3:00 pm, April 11, 2018, 210 Colton Hall

Stakeholder Perspective in Environmental Engineering
Dr. Jennie Perey Saxe, Assistant Professor, Dept. of Civil & Environmental Engineering, University of Depaware

2:30 pm, March 28, 2018, 210 Colton

Non-Tranditionall Methods of Serving Underserved Communities
Mr. Cristo Leon, Director of Research, College of Science and Liberal Science, NJIT

11 am, February 13, 2018, 219 Colton Hall 

Expanding the Rutgers-NJIT partnership in Transportation Infrastructure Research: Structural Health Monitoring, Big Data, and Bridge Scour Assessment
Hani Nassif, P.E., Ph.D., FACI, Professor and Director, Bridge Resource Program (BRP), Rutgers Infrastructure Monitoring and Evaluation (RIME) Group

11:30 am, Monday, February 12th, Colton Hall room 210

Membrane Processes on Water-Energy Nexus 
Vicky Karanikola, Postdoctor at Yale University

4 pm, Thursday, September 14, 2017, Central King Building L70

Nanotechnology-Enabled Water Treatment to Address Growing Challenges of the Water Energy Nexus   
2017-18 AEESP Distinguished Lecturer: Dr. Pedro J. Alvarez, George R. Brown Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Rice University

Contact: Dr. Wen Zhang,

4.30pm to 5.30pm, October 18th, 2017

Title: "Interpretation of ground movements due to the construction of the Crossrail tunnels in London, UK"
Eva Ieronymaki, PhD, Assistant Professor at Manhattan College. 

4.30pm to 5.30pm, October 25th, 2017

Title: "Induced Seismicity in Enhanced Geothermal Systems projects in Japan, Australia and Switzerland"
Yusuke Mukuhira, PhD, Post-doctoral Associate at MIT. 

4.30pm to 5.30pm, November 1st, 2017

Title: "Modeling of induced seismicity due to hydraulic fracturing"
Cheng Zhu, PhD, Assistant Professor at Rowan University. 

11:30 am - 1:00 pm, November 6th, 2017

Title: "High strength concrete and Its application in Port Authroity projects"
Casimir J. Bognack, Chief Materials Engineer for the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey. 

4.30pm to 5.30pm, November 8th, 2017

Title: TBA
Foteini Vasilikou, PhD, Tunnel Engineer at Arup, NY. 

4.30pm to 5.30pm, November 15th, 2017

Title: "Challenges in the construction of the new 2nd Avenue subway line in NYC"
Chu Ho, PhD, Associate at Arup, NY. 

4.30pm to 5.30pm, December 6th, 2017

Title: TBD
Ismail Karatas, PhD, Geotechnical and Tunneling Engineer at WSP (former Parsons Brinckerhoff), NY. 

Light refreshments will be served.

Contact: Dr. Bruno Goncalves da Silva,