Environmental Systems

Monday, June 11, 2018 — Room 218
Time Presentation
10:00–10:40 a.m. Engineering new membranes for critical environmental challenges
L. Li1, W. Zhong1, C. Ji1, J. Hou1,2, V. Chen1;
1Chemical Engineering, University of New South Wales, Sydney, AUSTRALIA, 2Materials Science & Metallurgy, Cambridge University, Cambridge, UNITED KINGDOM.
10:40–11:00 a.m. Water desalination by capacitive deionization methods
K. Tang1, J. Gabitto2, S. Yiacoumi1, C. Tsouris3;
1Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA, 2Prairie View A&M University, Prairie View, TX, 3Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Oak Ridge, TN.
11:00–11:20 a.m. Moringa oleifera f-sand filters for sustainable water purification
B. Xiong1, B. Piechowicz1, Z. Wang1, R. Marinaro2, E. Clement1, A. Uliana1, M. Kumar1, S. Velegol1;
1The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA, 2School of Chemical, Biological, and Materials Engineering, University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK.
11:20–11:40 a.m. Measurement of nanoparticle sticking coefficients for moringa-coated sand filters
L. Samineni1, B. Xiong2, S. Velegol1, M. Kumar1, D. Velegol1;
1Department of Chemical Engineering, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA, 2Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA.
11:40 a.m.–noon Stability and transport of two different TiO2 nanoparticles in the Canadian environment
J. Farner Budarz1, J. De Tommaso2, R. Cheong1, H. Mantel1, N. Tufenkji1;
1Chemical Engineering, McGill University, Montreal, QC, CANADA, 2Chemical Engineering, Politecnico di Torino, Turin, ITALY.
1:20–2:00 p.m. The interface controls the system
S. L. Stipp;
Nano-Science Center, Department of Chemistry, University of Copenhagen, DK-2100 Copenhagen OE, DENMARK.
2:00–2:20 p.m. Interaction of CO2, CH4 and H2O at clay mineral surfaces
L. Tribe1, R. Bennick1, M. Kilmer2;
1Division of Science, Penn State Berks, Wyomissing, PA, 2Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Temple University, Philadelphia, PA.
2:20–2:40 p.m. Using single particle mode ICP-MS for analysis of nanoparticles in wastewater effluents and biosolids
S. Ghoshal, A. A. Rahim;
Civil Engineering, McGill University, Montreal, QC, CANADA.
2:40–3:00 p.m. Heteroaggregation of oppositely charged particles in the presence of multivalent ions
T. Cao1, T. Sugimoto1,2, I. Szilagyi1, G. Trefalt1, M. Borkovec1;
1Department of Inorganic and Analytical Chemistry, University of Geneva, Geneva, SWITZERLAND, 2Faculty of Life and Environmental Sciences, University of Tsukuba, Tsukuba, JAPAN.
3:20–3:40 p.m. Fluorinated surfactants: micellization and binding to polymers in aqueous solutions
S. Kancharla1, D. Bedrov2, P. Alexandridis1;
1University at Buffalo, The State University of New York (SUNY), Buffalo, NY, 2University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT.
3:40–4:00 p.m. The increased drag of a rising oil droplet induced by the attachment of extracellular polymeric streamers produced by bacteria
A. White, M. Jalali-Mousavi, J. Sheng;
Texas A&M University, Corpus Christi, TX.
4:00–4:20 p.m. Biophysical inhibition of pulmonary surfactant by metal nanoparticles
Y. Yang1, L. Xu1, S. Dekkers2, F. R. Cassee2,3, Y. Y. Zuo1;
1University of Hawaii at Manoa, Honolulu, HI, 2National Institute for Public Health and the Environment, Bilthoven, NETHERLANDS, 3Utrecht University, Bilthoven, NETHERLANDS.
4:20–4:40 p.m. Design of ecofriendly surfactant chemical herders for maritime oil spill remediation
H. ZHOU;
City College of New York, New York, NY.
4:40–5:00 p.m. Impact of UV-mediated TiO2 photoreactivity on Daphnia magna
J. Farner Budarz, E. Mahé, N. Tufenkji;
Chemical Engineering, McGill University, Montreal, QC, CANADA.