Professor of Environmental Engineering
College of Engineering
Phone number(s): 
(814) 863-8754
Office Address: 
225 Sackett Building
PSIEE Research Theme: 
Water and Biogeochemical Cycles
Research Summary: 

Activated carbon and surface chemistry; tailoring of activated Carbon to remove specific compounds; and advanced oxidation/adsorption for reducing air pollution in foundries (green sand); granular activated carbon (GAC) for odorant control in filter bed absorbers, coal-based activated carbon for removing perchlorate and other anions from water, and enhancing reactivated GAC for protecting against organic spills and removing disinfections by product precursors.