Group Members


copy-alshawabkeh.jpgAkram Alshawabkeh, PhD, PE
Snell Professor of Engineering
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Senior Research Scientist

RachelGrashow(highres)1Rachel Grashow, PhD
Research Focus: Cognitive and neurophysiological effects of environmental contaminant exposure; computational neuroscience; lead and arsenic exposure; Gulf War Illness
Contact Info: r.grashow@neu.eduLinkedIn profile.



Associate Research Scientist

WP_20140928_18_11_54_Raw__highresNTLjiljana Rajic, PhD
Research Focus: Electrochemical groundwater treatment;  electrochemical oxidation and reduction processes; trichloroethylene and perfluoro compounds removal from groundwater
Contact Info: l.rajic@neu.eduLinkedIn profile.



Visiting Scholars


1441979833694Zhijia Xue
Research Focus: improvement of soft soil by electro-dewatering and electrochemical  method, ANN model
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ShadiShadi Hamdan
Research Focus: Studying the potential of using the electrokinetic fences against seawater intrusion; modeling of electrokinetic phenomena; hydrology; soil  and groundwater remediation
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PhD Candidates

aliAli Ciblak
Research Focus: Remediation of chlorinated solvents in groundwater; electrochemical oxidation and reduction processes; electrokinetic-enhanced bioremediation of contaminated clay
Contact Info: aliciblak86@gmail.comLinkedIn profile.



 Noushin FallahpourNoushin Fallahpour
Research Focus: Groundwater remediation; electrochemical remediation of trichloroethylene from groundwater
Contact Info: LinkedIn profile.





Reza Ghasemizadeh
Research Focus: GIS; hydrology and hydrogeology; water quality sampling and monitoring; water resources hydraulic modeling; hydrodynamics and fluid mechanics, database development and data analysis
Contact Info: reza.ghasemizadeh@gmail.comLinkedIn profile.



Shirin HojarbiShirin Hojabri
Research Focus: Groundwater modeling; electrochemical remediation of groundwater; electrochemical oxidation and reduction reactions; modeling of reactions during the electrochemical treatment process.

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rOYA nAZARIRoya Nazari
Research Focus: Degradation of chlorobenzene in groundwater; electrochemical groundwater treatment
Contact Info: nazari.r@husky.neu.eduLinkedIn profile.





Harshi Weerasinghe, PhD
Research Focus: Surface water quantitative and qualitative modeling and assessment; adaptation measures; environmental impact assessment
Contact Info: w.weerasinghe@neu.eduLinkedIn profile.


YZhaoYuwei Zhao
Research Focus: Photocatalytic groundwater treatment; photocatalytic activities of titania nanotube; electrochemical groundwater treatment
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hadiHadi Kazemi Roodsari (with Prof. Yegian)
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Former Group Members

Dr. Kitae Baek – website 
Associate Professor, Department of Environmental Engineering
Kumoh National Institute of Technology
Gyoengbuk; Republic of Korea
Visiting Scholar, 2011-2012

Dr. Christoph Butscher
Division of Engineering Geology
KIT – Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Institute of Applied Geosciences
Karlsruhe, Germany
Postdoctoral Associate, 2011-2012

Dr. Xuhui Mao
Associate Professor, Department of Environmental Engineering
School of Resources and Environmental Science
Wuhan University, P.R. China
Postdoctoral Associate, 2010-2012

Dr. Songhu Yuan
Professor; State Key Lab of Biogeology and Environmental Geology (BGEG)
China University of Geosciences (CUG), Wuhan, P.R. China.
Visiting Scholar, 2011-2012

Naji Kasem
MS Graduate 2013

Katrina Smith-Mannschott
MS Graduate 2013

Dr. Ibrahim Mousa 
Microbiology, Environmental Biotechnology Department,
Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology Research Institute (GEBRI)
Minoufiya University, Egypt
Visiting Scholar, 2013-2014

Dr. Jie Peng
Geotechnical Institute, Hohai University, China
Visiting Scholar, 2013-2014

Dr. Maihemuti Balati
Xinjiang Agricultural University, China
Visiting Scholar 2013-2015

Dr. Xue Yu

Postdoc 2013-2015