Member

Current
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Zhi (George) Zhou, Ph.D., P.E., BCEE, ENV SP, Principal Investigator

 

 

 

Amanda Michelle Lopez, Ph.D. student, Purdue University, 2022 – present

 

 

 

Alam Zeb Khan, visiting Ph.D. student, Quaid-I-Azam University, 2022

Research Topic: Bioremediation of lignin in pulp and paper mill effluents by indigenous fungal isolates.

 

 

Rui Li, master student, Purdue University, 2022 – present

 


 

Wanyue Hui, master student, Purdue University, 2022 – present

 

 

Francisco Montalvo, Ph.D. student, Purdue University, 2021 – present

    • Research topic: Point-of-use water filtration systems

 

 

Sharon Hughes, Ph.D. student, Purdue University, 2020 – present

    • Research topic: Biofuels

 

 

Jonathan Fan, master student, Purdue University, 2021 – present

      • Research topic: Electrochemical defluoridation

 

Ejike

 

Ejike A. Ken-Opurum, Ph.D. student, Purdue University, 2016 – present

    • Research topic: Antibiotic resistant bacteria in subsurface environment

 


Alumni

 

Charles Andrew Graham, undergraduate research assistant, Purdue University, 2020 – 2021

      • Research topic: PFAS removal in POU systems

 

 

Leyan Peng, undergraduate research assistant, Purdue University, 2021

    • Research topic: AOC measurement of POU systems

 

 

Ashley Lynn Sanchez Gonzalez, undergraduate research assistant, Purdue University, 2021

    • Research topic: Water quality measurements in POU systems

 

 

Shriya Khandelwal, undergraduate research assistant, Purdue University, 2021

    • Research topic: Algal biofuel

 

 

Preethi Goli, undergraduate research assistant, Purdue University, 2021

  • Research topic: AOC measurement

 

 

Shreya Mullangi, undergraduate research assistant, Purdue University, 2021

  • Research topic: AOC measurement

 

 

Sungmin Hong, undergraduate research assistant, Purdue University, 2021

  • Research topic: Water quality measurement

 

 

Ben Jolkovsky, undergraduate research assistant, Purdue University, 2021

  • Research topic: POU filtration systems

 

 

Chance Lehman, undergraduate research assistant, Purdue University, 2021

  • Research topic: Algal biofuel

 

 

Hannah Congleton, undergraduate research assistant, Purdue University, 2021

  • Research topic: AOC measurement in POU system

 

 

Sophie Mendelson, undergraduate research assistant, Purdue University, 2021

  • Research topic: Microbial growth in POU systems

 

 

Tori Victoria Rose Pompeo, undergraduate research assistant, Purdue University, 2021

    • Research topic: PFAS removal in POU systems

 

 

Hsin-Yin (Alice) Yu, master student, Purdue University, 2019 – 2021

  • Research topic: Metal and AOC removal in POU water treatment systems

 

 

Shreya Gupta, master student, Purdue University, 2019 – 2021

    • Research topic: PFAS removal in POU water treatment systems

 

 

Lingjun Xu, graduate independent study module student, Purdue University, 2019 – 2021

  • Research topic: Electro-Fenton wastewater treatment

 

 

 

Kendall Cooper Schwarz, undergraduate research assistant, Purdue University, 2019 – 2020

  • Research topic: Enhanced biological phosphorus removal

 

 

Yifei Bi, undergraduate research assistant, Purdue University, 2019 – 2021

  • Research topic: Metal removal in POU systems

 

Sun

 

Zhe Sun, Ph.D. student, Purdue University, 2014 – 2019

  • Research topic: Application of photochemical and biological approaches for cost-effective algal biofuel production

 

WangM

 

Mian Wang, Ph.D. student, Purdue University, 2014 – 2019

  • Research topic: Development and removal of antibiotic resistance genes

 

 

 

Xiaoyi Peng, graduate independent study module student, Purdue University, 2018 – 2019

  • Research topic: Metal removal in POU systems

 

 

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

 

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

 

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