Northwestern University

Cyclopure Company


1. Development tandem treatment trains for the degradation of PFAS in regeneration solutions.

2. Development of reactive electrochemical membranes (REMs) using metal carbides and metal oxides for the degradation of micropollutants.

3. Development of new covalent organic framewors (COFs) composites for the selective adsorption of U(VI) from seawater.

  

4. Elucidating the interactions between real microplastics and toxic chemicals in water environments. 

Clemson University

1. Development of novel polymeric materials for the efficient removal of PFAS.

2. Development of new catalysts for the degradation of micropollutants (i.e., PFAS and PPCPs).

3. Development silver-based carbonaceous composites for the selective removal of bromide and iodide.  

4. Elucidating the interactions between real microplastics and toxic chemicals in water environments. 

5. Applications of ion exchange resins for wastewater treatment and disinfection byproducts control.

6. Removal of illicit drugs from water using carbonaceous adsorbents. 

7. Leading a two-year project to monitor the water quality for a local water utility in SC (monthly sampling from five lakes and one river). 

University of Copenhagen

-    Development of an efficient regeneration method for recycling spent carbonaceous adsorbents.  

Tokyo Institute of Technology

1. Development of a novel and facile method to prepare magnetic carbon nanotubes (MCNT).

2. Adsorption of micropollutants (i.e., pesticides) and natural organic matter on CNT and activated carbon.

3. Design and test moving bed biofilm reactor (MBBR) for reuse of agricultural wastewater.