Trainees

Project 1: Phthalate Exposure and Molecular Epidemiologic Markers of Preterm Birth Among Women in Puerto Rico

Prof. John Meeker, Project Leader

 

Lauren Johns

LJohns Photo (5)Project 1 PhD Pre-Candidate
University of Michigan
Advisor: Prof. John Meeker

Research Focus: Exposure assessment; molecular epidemiology; endocrine-disrupting effects of emerging organic pollutants; reproductive health

Contact Info: laujohns@umich.edu, LinkedIn profile.

Project 2: Pollutant Activation of Cell Pathways in Gestational Tissues

Prof. Rita Loch-Caruso, Project Leader

 

Kelly Hogan

Kelly Hogan Project 2 Postdoctoral Translational Scholar Program (PTSP) Fellow
University of Michigan, Michigan Institute for Clinical and Health Research 
Advisor: Prof. Rita Loch-Caruso

Research Focus: Basic and translational research at the intersection of toxicology and maternal/fetal health; parturition biology; reproductive toxicology; toxicant-induced placental aging

Contact Info: kahogan@umich.edu, Twitter.

Project 4: Dynamic Transport and Exposure Pathways of Phthalates and TCE in Karst Groundwater Systems

Prof. Ingrid Padilla, Project Leader

 

Irmarie Cotto

IMG_20150121_133953Project 4 Graduate Student
University of Puerto Rico-Mayagüez
 Advisor: Prof. Ingrid Padilla

Research Focus: Development of technologies for detection and analysis of organic contaminants in groundwater and tap water; Analysis of water samples for detection of chlorinated volatile organic compounds (CVOCs) and phthalates;  Geographic Information System spatial analysis.

Contact Info: irmarie.cotto@upr.edu

Marvic Carmona De Jesus

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Project 4 Graduate Student
University of Puerto Rico-Mayagüez
 Advisor: Prof. Ingrid Padilla

Research Focus: Modeling fate and transport of DNAPL; physical lab scale model

Contact info: marvic.carmona@upr.edu

 

Mohammad Shokri

photo_2015-08-30_00-53-51Project 4&5 PhD Student
West Virginia University
 Advisor: Prof. Dorothy Vesper

Contact info: Shokri.m20@gmail.com 

 

 

Nerida H. De Jesus-Villanueva

Nerida-PhotoProject 4 Undergraduate Student
University of Puerto Rico-Mayagüez
 Advisor: Prof. Ingrid Padilla

Research Focus: Environmental engineering and water resources,;tap water and ground water analysis.

Contact Info: nerida.dejesus@upr.edu

Norma Torres

Norma TorresProject 4 PhD Student
University of Puerto Rico-Mayagüez
 Advisor: Prof. Ingrid Padilla

Research Focus: Spatial and temporal analysis of hydrogeologic and groundwater contamination data; Geographic Information System spatial analysis;  geostatistical analysis; dynamic distribution of CVOCs and phthalates

Contact Info: norma.torres@upr.eduLinkedIn profile.

Vilda Rivera

IMG_0671Project 4 Graduate Student
University of Puerto Rico-Mayagüez
 Advisor: Prof. Ingrid Padilla

Research Focus: Spatial and temporal analysis of the relationship between  the contamination of groundwater sources and the tap water point of use, GIS analysis, statistical analysis, tap water and groundwater sampling, historical groundwater data collection and entry.

Contact Info: vilda.riverade@upr.edu

Project 5: Green Remediation by Solar Energy Conversion into Electrolysis in Groundwater

Prof. Akram Alshawabkeh, Project Leader

 

Noushin Fallahpour

Noushin Fallahpour

Project 5 PhD Candidate
Northeastern University
Advisor: Prof. Akram N. Alshawabkeh

Research Focus: Groundwater remediation; electrochemical remediation of trichloroethylene from groundwater

Contact Info: fallahpour.n@husky.neu.edu 

Roya Nazari

rOYA nAZARIProject 5 PhD Candidate
Northeastern University
Advisor: Prof. Akram N. Alshawabkeh

Research Focus: Degradation of chlorobenzene in groundwater; electrochemical groundwater treatment

Contact Info: nazari.r@husky.neu.edu

 

Shirin Hojabri

Shirin Hojarbi

Project 5 PhD Candidate
Northeastern University
Advisor: Prof. Akram N. Alshawabkeh

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

Contact Info: Sh.hojabri@gmail.com

 

Yuwei Zhao

photo (1)Project 5 PhD Candidate
Northeastern University
Advisor: Prof. Akram N. Alshawabkeh

Research Focus: Electrochemical remediation of groundwater; photocatalytic groundwater treatment, photocatalytic activities of titania nanotube.

Contact Info: zhao.yuwe@husky.neu.edu.

 

Human Subjects and Sampling Core

Prof. José F. Cordero, Core Leader

 

Data Management and Modeling Core

Prof. David Kaeli, Core Leader

 

Leiming Yu

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Data Mangement and Modeling Core Research Assistant
Northeastern University
Advisor: Prof. David Kaeli

Research Focus: GPGPU applications; performance evaluation and acceleration

Contact Info: ylm@ece.neu.eduLinkedIn profile.

 

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