Workshops & Seminars


Innovative Water Treatment Technology and Emerging Research WorkshopSeptember 14 at NJIT


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


4:00 pm - 5:00 pm, April 21, 2017, 210 Colton Hall

Nanoparticle-Stabilized Foam Transport in Porous Media

Professor Valentina Prigiobbe, Department of Civil, Environmental, and ocean Engineering, Steven Institute of technology

12 noon - 1:00 pm, April 18, 2017, 210 Colton Hall

Urban Sprawl and "Green" Remediation of Residential Soils - A Case Study with Arsenic

Professor Dibyendu Sarkar, Stevens Institute of Technology

1:30 pm - 2:30 pm, April 5, 2017, 210 Colton Hall 

Changing the Perception of Wastewater Treatment Plants: From Identifying Chemical Risks to
Sustainable Water Resources Management 

Dr. Arjun K. Venkatesan, Associate Research Scientist, School of Sustainable Engineering and the Built Environment, Arizona State

1:30 pm - 2:30 pm, March 29, 2017, 210 Colton Hall

Reinventing the Water Infrastructure: Integrated Recovery of Energy, Materials, Food, and Water

Dr. Jaewook Myung, Post-doc Research Scientist, Logan Lab, Penn State University

2:30 pm - 4:00 pm, March 8, 2017, Campus Center, Ball Room A

Coastal Flooding Solutions: Resiliency versus Sustainability

Robin Murray, Office of Coastal and Land Use Planning of the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection
Douglas Gaffney, Mott MacDonald’s deputy practice leader for coastal engineering services in the Northeast, U.S.

1:00 pm, January 23, 2017; 210 Colton Hall

Anomalous Transport in Porous and Fractured Media: Bridging the Gap between Scales and Processes

Presented by Dr. Peter K. Kang, Research Scientist at Center for Water Resources Cycle Research, Korean Institute of Science and Technology, S. Korea

1:00 pm, January 25, 2017; 210 Colton Hall

Novel Materials for Environmental Applications: Nanoparticles, Emulsions, Gels and Antifouling Surfaces

Presented by Dr. Erica Pensini,Research Scientist at SABIC, Netherlands

1:00 pm, January 26, 2017; 210 Colton Hall

The Role of Biogeochemical Cycles Controlling the Fate of Contaminants in Natural and Engineered Systems

Presented by Dr. Lucia Rodriguez-Freire, Post-doctor Research Fellow, Department of Civil Engineering, University of New Mexico

2: 00 pm, September 28, 2016; 210 Colton Hall

Membrane technology system and its application in advanced wastewater treatment and reuse in the Yangtze River Delta Area

Presented by Prof. Siqing Xia, environmental engineering professor in college of environmental science and engineering at Tongji University

11:00 am, August 19, 2016; 373 Tiernan Hall

Rapid and highly effective conversion of biomass and CO2 into chemicals and fuels by mimicking nature.

Present by Prof. Jin, distinguished professor at Shanghai Jiao Tong University and Chair professor sponsored by Chang Jiang Scholar Program (administered by Ministry of Education of the People’s Republic of China).