Seminars/Webinars

Total Number of Seminars/Webinars = 62

“Life Cycle Sustainability Assessment in Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering.” Department of Civil Engineering, Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul (UFRGS), Porto Alegre, RS, Brazil, May 3, 2017.

“Climate Change, Resiliency and Sustainability: Perspectives on Engineering Challenges.” UNC Charlotte: Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering, Seminar, September 29, 2016.

“Geoenvironmental Engineering Challenges and Opportunities.” Indian Geotechnical Society-Bhubaneswar Chapter, Bhubaneshwar, India, August 4, 2016.

“Sustainable Urban Infrastructure and Environment: Chicago Example.” College of Engineering, Bhubaneswar, India, July 31, 2016.

“Resilient and Sustainable Site Remediation: New Pathway Forward.” State University of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil May 5, 2016.

“Protecting Beaches from Urban Stormwater Contamination.” UIC Freshwater Lab and EOHS Seminar Class on Water and Health, April 5, 2016.

“Permeable Reactive Filter System for Treatment of Urban Stormwater Runoff.” EWRI Sustainability Committee Meeting Webinar, March 16, 2016.

“Sustainable Design of Civil Infrastructure Systems.” Department of Civil Engineering, Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul (UFRGS), Porto Alegre, RS, Brazil, July 24, 2015.

“Use of Biochar as Soil Cover Amendment for Landfill Gas Mitigation.” China University of Mining and Technology, Beijing, China, December 29, 2014.

“Biochar as a Landfill Cover Amendment for Methane Mitigation: Coupled Field and Laboratory Investigations.” School of Environment, Tsinghua University, December 25, 201 4.

“Green and Sustainable Remediation of Polluted Sites.” School of Environment, Tsinghua University, Beijing, China, December 24, 2014.

“Green and Sustainable Remediation of Polluted Sites.” Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Syracuse, NY, October 31, 2014.

“Social Metrics for Sustainable Remediation.” AECOM Webinar, Green/Sustainable Remediation (GSR) Technical Practice Group (TPG), May 27, 2014.

“Solid Waste Disposal Challenges.” Department of Civil Engineering, Osmania University, Hyderabad, India. August 12, 2013.

“Waste Dumps: Problems and Solutions.” N. Technological University, Hyderabad, India. August 7, 2013.

“Electrokinetic Remediation of Contaminated Sites.” Dipartimento di Ingegneria Civile, Edile e Ambientale, Università degli Studi di Roma “La Sapienza,” Rome, Italy. July 5, 2013.

“Leachate Recirculation in Bioreactor Landfills.” Department of Geotechnical Engineering, School of Civil Engineering, Tongi University. China, May 23, 2013.

“Green and Sustainable Remediation of Polluted Sites.” Department of Civil Engineering, Zhejiang University, Hangzhou, China. May 22, 2013.

“Green and Sustainable Remediation of Polluted Sites.” Institute of Soil Science, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Nanjing, China. May 21, 2013.

“Electrochemical Remediation of Polluted Soils and Groundwater.” Department of Geo-Engineering and Geo-informatics, Nanjing University, Nanjing, China. May 20, 2013.

“Lactate-modified Nanoscale Iron Particles for the Remediation of Recalcitrant Organic Contaminants in Soils and Groundwater.” Institute of Geotechnical Engineering, School of Transportation, Southeast University, Nanjing, China. May 19, 2013.

“Use of Biochar in Landfill Cover Systems to Enhance Methane Oxidation, Institute of Geotechnical Engineering, School of Transportation, Southeast University, Nanjing, China. May 19, 2013.

“Green and Sustainable Remediation of Polluted Sites.” Department of Civil Engineering, University of Calgary, Canada. December 17, 2012.

“Electrochemical Remediation of Soils and Groundwater.” Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI. October 24, 2012.

“Electrochemical Remediation of Polluted Soils and Groundwater.” Department of Civil Engineering, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India. July 9, 2012.

“Landfill Liner and Cover Systems.” Indian Geotechnical Society/Indian Institute of Technology, Chennai, India. June 22, 2012.

“Overview of Structural Foundations in Chicago.” Department of Civil Engineering, SV University, Tirupati, India. June 19, 2012.

“Study on Leachate Recirculation at Orchard Hills Landfill.” USEPA Region 5 RDD Bioreactor Webinar. February 27, 2012.

“Biochar-amended Soil Cover for Mitigation of Methane Emissions.” Geosyntec Consultants, Chicago, IL. February 7, 2012.

“Monitoring of Leachate Recirculation and its Effects on Municipal Solid Waste at Bioreactor Landfills.” Department of Civil Engineering, Hong Kong University, Hong Kong. May 6, 2011.

“Green and Sustainable Remediation of Polluted Sites.” Sustainability Lunch and Learn Seminar Series, Office of Vice Chancellor for Sustainability, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL. December 9, 2010.

“Lactate-modified Nanoscale Iron Particles for In-situ Dehalogenation of Organic Pollutants.” Department of Building, Civil and Environmental Engineering, Concordia University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada. August 26, 2010

“Green and Sustainable Site Remediation: Is it Hands-off Approach to do Nothing?.” UIC/CME Environmental Research Seminar Series, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL. March 10, 2010.

“Leachate Recirculation and Geotechnical Stability of Bioreactor Landfills.” Department of Civil Engineering, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India. August 26, 2009.

“Nanotechnology for Decontamination of Polluted Soils and Groundwater.” Environmental Occupational Health Sciences, School of Public Health, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL. May 21, 2009.

“Containment of Groundwater Pollution: A Case Study.” College of Engineering, J.N. Technological University, Kukatpally, Hyderabad, India. December 16, 2008.

“Climate Change and Water Crisis.” Two-days seminar for UIC Chicago Teachers-as-Scholars program, organized by the University of Illinois at Chicago Graduate College, Chicago Newberry Library, Woodrow Wilson Foundation, Polk Foundation, and Fry Foundation. November 18-19, 2008.

“Bioreactor Landfills: New Paradigm in Design and Operation of Municipal Solid Waste Landfills.” Department of Civil, Architectural & Environmental Engineering, Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago, IL. February 20, 2008.

“Field Monitoring and Performance Evaluation of Bioreactor Landfills.” UIC/CME Environmental and Water Resources Seminar Series, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL. March 16, 2007.

“Geotechnics of Bioreactor Landfills.” SV University and Indian Geotechnical Society Tirupathi Chapter, Tirupathi, India. December 19, 2006.

“Overview of Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering at UIC.” Burns & McDonnell Company, Downers Grove, IL. November 9, 2006.

“Environmental Remediation Research: Focus on Contaminated Sediments.” USEPA Great Lakes National Program Office (GLNPO), Chicago, IL. August 24, 2006.

“Environmental Pollution Control and Remediation: An Overview.” UIC/CME Environmental Research Seminar Series, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL. January 13, 2006.

“Settlement of Municipal Solid Waste in Conventional and Bioreactor Landfills.” Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Urbana, IL. April 21, 2005.

“Interface Shear Behavior of Composite Liner Systems.” Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Wayne State University, Detroit, MI, March 28, 2005.

“Geoenvironmental Engineering Education and Research at UIC.” Institute of Environmental Science and Policy Steering Committee Meeting, November 2003, and ASCE Student Chapter Meeting, Chicago, IL. February 9, 2004.

“Electrokinetically Enhanced In-Situ Remediation of Contaminated Sites.” Korea Advance Institute for Science and Technology (KAIST), Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, Dajeon, Korea. September 24, 2003.

“Electrokinetically Enhanced In-Situ Remediation of Contaminated Soils.” Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA. October 23, 2002.

“Characterization and Remediation of Brownfield Sites.” Guest Lecture, Course on Brownfields, University of Illinois at Chicago Urban Transportation Center, Chicago, IL. October 8, 2001.

“Electrokinetic Remediation of Contaminated Soils.” Department of Engineering Science, Oxford University, Oxford, UK. August 15, 2001.

“Electrokinetic Remediation of Contaminated Sites.” Environmental Protection Training and Research Institute (EPTRI), Hyderabad, India. December 20, 2000.

“Environmental Geotechnology: An Overview.” College of Engineering, Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University (JNTU), Hyderabad, India. December 19, 2000.

“Remediation of Contaminated Soils and Groundwater at Brownfield Sites.” Guest Lecture, Course on Brownfields, University of Illinois at Chicago Urban Transportation Center. October 17, 2000.

“Use of Shredded Scrap Tires as Drainage Material in Landfill Covers.” Department of Civil, Urban, and Geosystem Engineering, Seoul National University, South Korea. July 4, 2002.

“Remediation of Soils Contaminated with Heavy Metals.” Midwest Metals Meeting, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL. May 12, 2002.

“Adaptive Electrokinetic Remediation of Contaminated Soils and Groundwater.” School of Civil Engineering, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN. September 20, 2000.

“Remediation of Hazardous Waste Sites.” Department of Civil Engineering and Construction Technology, Bradley University, Peoria, IL. April 13, 2000.

“New Strategies for the In-Situ Remediation of Contaminated Soils and Groundwater.” American Society of Civil Engineers- Geotechnical Group Meeting, Chicago, IL. December 2, 1997.

“New Strategies for the In-Situ Containment and Remediation of Contaminants in Soils and Groundwater.” Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL. November 20, 1997.

“Soil Compositional Influence on Electrokinetic Remediation of Chromium-Contaminated Sites.” Institute of Gas Technology, Des Plaines, IL, August 31, 1995.

“Air Sparging for Groundwater Remediation.” Illinois Groundwater Association, Utica, IL. March 22, 1995.

“Design of Waste Containment Systems- Two Case Studies.” University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL. May 27, 1993.