Symposia and Workshops

Total Number of Symposia/Workshops Presentations = 38

“Application of Life Cycle Assessment to Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Projects.” Purdue Geotechnical Society Workshop Program, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN, April 21, 2017

“Coupled Hydro-Bio-Mechanical Modeling of Bioreactor Landfills: New Modeling Framework and Research Challenges.” US-India Workshop on Establishing Linkages between Geoenvironmental Practices and Sustainability, Chicago, August 18, 2016.

“Geophysical Imaging of Landfill Interiors: Examples from Northern Illinois, USA.” US-India Workshop on Establishing Linkages between Geoenvironmental Practices and Sustainability, Chicago, August 18, 2016. (With Phil Carpenter, NIU)

“Bioengineered Systems and Role of Geochemistry: New Research Developments.” US-Japan Workshop on Geoenvironmental Engineering, August 14, 2016.

“Fundamental Research on Geochemical Processes for the Development of Resilient and Sustainable Geosystems.” NSF Workshop on Geotechnical Fundamentals in the Face of New World Challenges, Washington, D.C., July 16, 2016.

“Sustainable Biocover System for Methane Oxidation in Landfills.” Department of Civil Engineering, Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul (UFRGS), Porto Alegre, RS, Brazil, November 14, 2015.

“Sustainable Stormwater Infrastructure,” Water After Borders Summit, University of Illinois at Chicago, April 24, 2015.

“PCBs in Soils and Their Remediation.” Workshop on a Persistent Pollutant: PCBs and Their Impact on Illinois, Illinois Sustainability Technology Center, Chicago, Illinois, September 17, 2014.

“Evaluation of Biochar as a Potential Filter Media for the Removal of Mixed Contaminants from Urban Stormwater Runoff.” Midwest Biochar Conference, Champaign, Illinois, August 8, 2014.

“Bioreactor Landfills: State-of-the-Practice & Research Challenges.” Symposium on Landfill Engineering: Perspectives and Practices, Indian Institute of Technology Hyderabad, India. August 5, 2013.

“Development of Biochar-amended Soil Cover for Landfill Gas Mitigation.” Illinois Biochar Group Meeting, Urbana, IL. November 7, 2011.

“Green and Sustainable Remediation: Incorporating in Curricula.” Interstate Technology & Regulatory Council, Fall Meeting, Denver, CO. October 28, 2011.

“Contaminated Site Remediation Using Nanotechnology.” Nanoscience Working Group, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL, April 24, 2007.

“Remedial Options for Contaminated Sediments.” Symposium on Contaminated Sediments: Challenges and Opportunities, ACS National Meeting, Chicago, IL, March 29, 2006.

“Transport of Modified Reactive Nanoscale Iron Particles in Subsurface Soils.” U.S. EPA Workshop on Nanotechnology for Site Remediation, Chicago, IL, September 6, 2006.

“Electrochemical Remediation of Mixed Contaminants in Soils.” 27th Annual Midwest Environmental Chemistry Workshop, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI, October 17, 2004.

“Subsurface Contaminant Remediation: Regulations and Case Studies.” Workshop on Remediation of Contaminated Soils and Groundwater in Korea, Jeju, Korea, September 25, 2003.

“Mathematical Modeling of Air Sparging.” Symposium on Emerging Technologies in Hazardous Waste Management, 224th ACS National Meeting, Boston, MA, August 19, 2002.

“Chelated Iron in Fenton-Like Oxidation of Organic Contaminants in Soils.” Symposium on Emerging Technologies in Hazardous Waste Management, 224th ACS National Meeting, Boston, MA, August 19, 2002.

“Electrokinetic Remediation Modeling Incorporating Geochemical Reactions.” Symposium on Emerging Technologies in Hazardous Waste Management, 224th ACS National Meeting, Boston, MA, August 18, 2002.

“Remediation of DNAPLs in Groundwater using In-Situ Air Sparging.” The 6th International Symposium on Environmental Geotechnology and Global Sustainable Development, Seoul, Korea, July 5, 2002.

“Technologies for the Remediation of Mercury-Contaminated Soils.” The 6th International Symposium on Environmental Geotechnology and Global Sustainable Development, Seoul, Korea. July 3, 2002.

“Transmissivity Behavior of Shredded Scrap Tire Drainage Layer in Landfill Cover System.”6th International Symposium on Environmental Geotechnology and Global Sustainable Development, Seoul, Korea, July 3, 2002.

“Protection of Geomembranes from Mechanical Damage.” Short Course on Constructing with PVC Geomembranes, PVC Geomembrane Institute, Naperville, IL, July 21, 2000.

“Removal of HOCs from Heterogeneous Soils Using Electrokinetically Enhanced Surfactant/Cosolvent Flushing.” Symposium on Emerging Technologies: Waste Management in the 21st Century, American Chemical Society, San Francisco, CA, March 29, 2000.

“Integrated Electrokinetic Technology for the Remediation of Contaminated Soils and Groundwater.” Symposium on Environmental Science & Technology, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL, February 16, 2001.

“Field Assessment of Air Sparging for Remediation of LUST Sites.” Environmental Professionals of Iowa Fall Symposium, Ames, IA, November 17, 2000.

“Electrokinetic Remediation of Low Permeability Soils Contaminated by Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons.” ASTM Symposium, Reno, NV, January 25, 2001.

“Geochemistry of Chromium during Electrokinetic Remediation.” 4th International Symposium on Environmental Geotechnology and Global Sustainable Development, Boston (Danvers), MA, August 11, 1998.

“Speciation of Heavy Metals in Clays during Electrokinetic Remediation.” ACS I&EC Special Symposium, Pittsburgh, PA, September 16, 1997.

“The Effect of Grain Size Distribution on Air Sparging Efficiency.” Fourth International Symposium on In Situ and On-Site Bioremediation, New Orleans, LA, April 29, 1997.

“Geochemical Characterization of Heavy Metals in Clays during Electrokinetics.” Committee on Physicochemical Phenomenon in Soils, Transportation Research Board Meeting, Washington, D.C, January 14, 1997.

“Electrokinetic Removal of Chromium from Glacial Clays.” Eighth International IGT Symposium on Gas, Oil, and Environmental Biotechnology, Colorado Springs, CO, December 1995.

“New Applications of Shredded Scrap Tires and Glass Cullet in Civil Engineering.” OSWR Solid Waste Research Symposium, Rosemont, IL. March 29, 1995.

“Seismic Performance Evaluation of Solid Waste Landfills in Illinois.” OSWR Solid Waste Research Symposium, Rosemont, IL. March 28, 1995.

“Development of Rational Design Method for Landfill Liner Protective Soil Cover.” OSWR Solid Waste Research Symposium, Rosemont, IL. March 28, 1995.

“Contaminant Transport through Landfill Composite Liners.” OSWR Solid Waste Research Symposium, Rosemont, IL. March 28, 1995.

“Deformation Characteristics of Landfill Composite Liners under Incremental Refuse Loading Conditions.” OSWR Solid Waste Research Symposium, Rosemont, IL March 28, 1995.