Member

Current
Z Zhi (George) Zhou, Ph.D., P.E., BCEE, ENV SP, Principal Investigator
Ejike Ejike A. Ken-Opurum, Ph.D. student, Purdue University, 2016 – present

  • Research topic: Antibiotic Resistant Bacteria in Subsurface Environment
Hsin-Yin (Alice) Yu, master student, Purdue University, 2019 – present

  • Research topic: Emerging Contaminant Removal in Point-of-use Water Treatment Systems
Shreya Gupta, master student, Purdue University, 2019 – present

  • Research topic: Phosphorus Control
Lingjun Xu, graduate independent study module student, Purdue University, 2019 – present

  • Research topic: Electro-Fenton Wastewater Treatment
Kendall Cooper Schwarz, undergraduate research assistant, Purdue University, 2019 – present

  • Research topic: Antibiotic Resistant Bacteria in Subsurface Environment
Alumni
Sun Zhe Sun, Ph.D. student, Purdue University, 2014 – 2019

  • Research topic: Efficient Production of Biofuels from Carbon Dioxide
WangM Mian Wang, Ph.D. student, Purdue University, 2014 – 2019

  • Research topic: Development and Persistence of Antibiotic Resistance
Xiaoyi Peng, graduate independent study module student, Purdue University, 2018 – 2019

  • Research topic: Metal Removal in Point-of-Use Devices
Yi Ji, master student, Purdue University, 2017 –  2019

    • Research topic: Deicing Chemicals
Yiming Yang, graduate independent study module student, Purdue University, 2018 – 2019

  • Research topic: Improvement of AOC Measurements
Bolin Li, Visiting Professor, Wuhan University of Technology, 2017 – 2019

  • Research topic: Removal of Nutrients and Antibiotics in Wastewater
Benjamin M. Stryker, Undergraduate research assistant and SURF student, Purdue University, 2017 – 2019

  • Research topic: Removal of Heavy Metals with Carbon Nanotube Filters
Lei Chen, Visiting Professor, Purdue University, 2018

  • Research topic: Electrochemical Degradation of DNA
Ran Chen, Master student, Purdue University, 2016 – 2018

  • Research topic: Development of Antibiotic Resistance
Songhao Wu, Undergraduate research assistant, Purdue University, 2017 – 2018

  • Research topic: Removal of Heavy Metals with Carbon Nanotube Filters
Shujun Zhou, Undergraduate research assistant, Purdue University, 2017 – 2018

  • Research topic: Removal of Heavy Metals with Carbon Nanotube Filters
WuC Chen Wu, Ph.D. student, National University of Singapore (2011-2014, co-supervised
with Dr. Jianzhong He between 2014 and 2017)

  • Research topic: Molecular Microbiology for Improved Biofuel Production
Padhiary Mrutyunjay Padhiary, Ph.D. student, National University of Singapore, 2012-2017

  • Research topic: Electrosynthesis of Biofuels from Carbon Dioxide
Sol Park, Master student, Purdue University, 2015 – 2017

  • Research topic: Efficient Production of Biofuels from Carbon Dioxide
Huanqi He, Master student, Purdue University, 2015 – 2017

  • Research topic: Electrochemical Wastewater Treatment
Wei Liu, graduate independent study module student and master student, Purdue University, 2016 – 2017

  • Research topic: Electrochemical Removal of Chemical Contaminants
Deng Jingfei Dend, Undergraduate research assistant, Purdue University, 2016 – 2017

  • Research topic: Antibiotic Resistant Bacteria in the Environment
tianlong Tianlong Sun, Undergraduate research assistant, Purdue University, 2016 – 2017

  • Research topic: Efficient Biofuel Production
Luna Nguyen, Undergraduate research assistant, Purdue University, 2014 – 2016

  • Research topic: Efficient Production of Biofuels from Carbon Dioxide
Liu Cheng Liu, Visiting professor, 2015 – 2016

  • Research topic: Development of Nanomaterials for Water Treatment
Nishu Goyal, Ph.D. student, National University of Singapore (co-supervised with Dr.
I. A. Karimi), 2012 – 2016

  • Research topic: Biochemical conversion of CO2 using M. maripaludis
Yi Xinzhu Yi, Ph.D. student, National University of Singapore, 2010 – 2015

  • Research topic: Evaluation of Antibiotic Resistance at Urban Environments
Jame Sadia A. Jame, Ph.D. student, Purdue University, 2014 – 2016

  • Research topic: Electrochemical Removal of Chemical and Biological Contaminants with Nanomaterials
Lin Shaohua Lin, Visiting professor, 2014 – 2015

  • Research topic: Development of Nanomaterials for Water Treatment
Wu Tianren Wu, Master student, Purdue University, 2014 – 2015

  • Research topic: Electrochemical Removal of Chemical and Biological Contaminants with Nanomaterials
Maithilee Das, Undergraduate research assistant, Purdue University, 2014 – 2015

  • Research topic: Efficient Production of Biofuels from Carbon Dioxide
Haitian Liu, Undergraduate research assistant, Purdue University, 2014 – 2015

  • Research topic: Efficient Production of Biofuels from Carbon Dioxide
Neil Perry, Undergraduate research assistant, Purdue University, 2014 – 2015

  • Research topic: Efficient Production of Biofuels from Carbon Dioxide
Loveless Ryan N Loveless, Undergraduate research assistant, Purdue University, 2014 – 2015

  • Research topic: Electrochemical Removal of Chemical and Biological Contaminants with Nanomaterials
Heyi Wang, Undergraduate research assistant, Purdue University, 2014 – 2015

  • Research topic: Electrochemical Removal of Chemical and Biological Contaminants with Nanomaterials
Yoo Leslie Yoo, Undergraduate research assistant, Purdue University, 2014 – 2016

  • Research topic: Electrochemical Removal of Chemical and Biological Contaminants with Nanomaterials
Yvonne Shi, Undergraduate research assistant, Purdue University, 2014 – 2015

  • Research topic: Efficient Production of Biofuels from Carbon Dioxide
Traxler Emily Traxler, Undergraduate research assistant, Purdue University, 2014

  • Research topic: Development and Persistence of Antibiotic Resistance and Antibiotic Resistance Genes
Xia Qing Xia, SPORE NUS-PKU Master student, National University of Singapore, 2013 – 2014

  • Research topic: Phenol Removal with Electrochemical Carbon Nanotube Filters Coupled with in situ Generated H2O2
Jin Xiao Jin, SPORE NUS-PKU Master student, National University of Singapore, 2013 – 2014

  • Research topic: Research on Electrochemical Carbon Nanotube Filters for Bacterial and DNA Removal
LiuY Yanbiao Liu, Research fellow, National University of Singapore, 2013 – 2014

  • Research topic: Development of Electrochemical Carbon Nanotube Filters to Remove Off-flavor Compounds
Le Thai Hoang Le, Research fellow, National University of Singapore, 2013 – 2014

  • Research topic: Rapid and Accurate Quantification of Antibiotic Resistant Bacteria and Quantitative Risk Assessment for Water Security
Haller Laurence Glass-Haller, Research fellow, National University of Singapore, 2013 – 2014

  • Research topic: Rapid and Accurate Quantification of Antibiotic Resistant Bacteria and Quantitative Risk Assessment for
    Water Security
Sivachidambaram Vaishnavi Sivachidambaram, Research engineer, National University of Singapore, 2013 – 2014

  • Research topic: Rapid and Accurate Quantification of Antibiotic Resistant Bacteria and Quantitative Risk Assessment for Water Security
Shivashkar Singh, Ph.D. student, Oxford University (Co-supervised with Dr. Hankins), 2012 – 2014

  • Research topic: Biofilms
Tianren Wang, Research engineer and master student, Final Year Project (FYP) student, and Research Assistant, National University of Singapore, 2011 – 2014

  • Research topic: Evaluation of Microbial Regrowth after Treatment of Disinfectants or Antimicrobials
Lee Dustin Juen Hon Lee, FYP student, National University of Singapore, 2013 -2014

  • Research topic: Development of Electrochemical Carbon Nanotube Filters to Remove Off-flavor Compounds
Kong Yi Kong, FYP student, National University of Singapore, 2013 -2014

  • Research topic: Development of Electrochemical Carbon Nanotube Filters to Remove Off-flavor Compounds
Siva Vidushini Siva, FYP student, National University of Singapore, 2013 -2014

  • Research topic: Optimization Methane Production in a Microbial Electrolysis Cell
Hsien Li Jie Hsien, FYP student, National University of Singapore, 2012 -2013

  • Research topic: Optimization of Hydrogen Production to Support Methanogenesis in a Microbial Electrolysis Cell
Sanjay Nagarajan, Research engineer, National University of Singapore, 2011 – 2013

  • Research topic: Photoelectrochemical water splitting for the production of value-added chemicals
Yuen Nicole Yuen, Summer Intern from University of California – Berkeley, 2013

  • Research topic: Rapid and Accurate Quantification of Antibiotic Resistant Bacteria and Quantitative Risk Assessment for Water Security
Wei Qing Wei, FYP student, Xiamen University, 2012 – 2013

    • Research topic: Effects of Environmental Factors on Antimicrobial Resistance in an Urban Environment
Cheng Wen Chao Cheng, FYP student, National University of Singapore, 2012 -2013

  • Research topic: Evaluation of Antimicrobial Resistance at Environmental Samples
Chua Shang Long Chua, FYP student, National University of Singapore, 2012 -2013

  • Research topic: Optimization of Hydrogen Production to Support Methanogenesis in a Microbial Electrolysis Cell
Hongmei Jing, National University of Singapore, 2012 – 2013

  • Research topic: Photosynthesis through Electrode-driven  Anaerobic Respiration
Subhashini Subhashini Kashinath, Master student, National University of Singapore, 2011 – 2013

  • Research topic: Utilization of Landfill Gases as Renewable Source of Energy in India
Cao Shenyan Cao, Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program (UROP) student, National University of Singapore, 2011 – 2012

  • Research Topic: Cost Analysis of Algae-based Biofuel
Auw Max Jin Quan Auw, FYP student, National University of Singapore, 2012 – 2013

  • Research topic: Development of Oligonucleotide Probes for in situ Quantification of Streptomyces
Du Yuanyan Du, FYP student, National University of Singapore, 2011 – 2012

  • Research topic: Studies on MIB and Geosmin Producing Actinomycetes in Water Catchment Area
  • Winner of Excellence Award of 2012 ESE FYP symposium
KongX Xieheng Kong, FYP student, National University of Singapore, 2011 – 2012

  • Research topic: Antimicrobial Resistance of Streptomyces at Environmental Samples in Singapore
LinC Steve Chenghui Lin, FYP student, National University of Singapore, 2011 – 2012

  • Research topic: Evaluation of MLSB Antimicrobial Resistance at Environmental Samples
  • Winner of Merit Award of 2012 ESE FYP symposium
  • Winner of Sembcorp Medal and Award
Amir Mohammad Sairi B Amir, FYP student, National University of Singapore, 2011 – 2012

  • Research topic: Development of Fluorescence in situ Hybridization Probes to Quantify Methanogens
Ong Eugene Jie Li Ong, FYP student, National University of Singapore, 2010 – 2011

  • Research topic: Evaluation of MLSB Antimicrobial Resistance at Environmental Samples
Chew Cynthia Xin Yu Chew, FYP student, National University of Singapore, 2010 – 2011

  • Research topic: Evaluation of Antibiotic-producing Streptomyces from Soil Samples
Christina Agnes Christina, FYP student, National University of Singapore, 2010 – 2011

  • Research topic: Quantification of Streptomyces using Fluorescence in situ Hybridization