Research Projects

Projects and Sponsors

Project Sponsor
Innovative Biochar-Slag-Soil Cover System for Zero Emissions at Landfills National Science Foundation
Modeling Coupled Dynamic Processes in Landfills: Holistic Long-Term Performance Management to Improve Sustainability National Science Foundation
Green Stormwater Filter at Rainbow Beach Chicago Park District & United States Environmental Protection Agency
Wetland Restoration at Big Marsh Chicago Park District & United States Department of Agriculture Forest Service
Sustainable Biocover System for Methane Oxidation in Landfills National Science Foundation
Reactive Stormwater Filter to Prevent Beach Contamination United States Environmental Protection Agency
First US-India Workshop on Global Geoenvironmental Engineering Challenges National Science Foundation
Development of New Practical Modules of Green and Sustainable Environmental Remediation UIC Council for Excellence in Teaching and Learning
Geoenvironmental Characterization of Contaminated Soils Hi-Tek Environmental Inc., Chicago
Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Global Environmental Changes UIC Graduate College
Remediation of Contaminated Subsurface Using Nanoscale Iron Particles National Science Foundation
Multi-disciplinary Research in Environmental Nanotechnology UIC Institute of Environmental Science & Policy
IGERT: Ecology, Management and Restoration of Integrated Human/Natural Landscapes National Science Foundation
Geophysical Monitoring of Leachate Recirculation and Its Effects on Waste at Orchard Hills Landfill Environmental Research and Education Foundation
Compressibility and Strength Characteristics of Foam Materials Under Landfill Loading Conditions Argonne National Laboratory
Transport Behavior of Surface-modified Reactive Nanoscale Iron Particles Toda America, Inc.
GOALI: Field Monitoring and Performance Evaluation of Four Bioreactor Landfills National Science Foundation
Integrated Electrochemical Oxidation: Feasibility Studies for Different MGP Sites Hi-Tech Environmental Inc., Chicago
Dynamic Water Balance and Geotechnical Stability of Bioreactor Landfills: Field Monitoring and Mathematical Modeling Centre de Recherche pour l’Environnement, l’Energie, et le Dechet (CREED) & ONYX Waste Services Inc.
Puncture Resistance of PVC Geomembranes PVC Geomembrane Institute
U.S.-Korea Cooperative Research: Electrokinetic-Enhanced Bioremediation of Metal-Contaminated Soils National Science Foundation
Dynamic Water Balance and Geotechnical Stability of Bioreactor Landfills: Preliminary Laboratory Study Centre de Recherche pour l’Environnement, l’Energie, et le Dechet (CREED)
Geochemical Characterization and Remediation of Contaminant Mixtures in Subsurface UIC Institute of Environmental Science & Policy
Creation of Physical Visualization Experiments to Understand Hazardous Waste Site Remediation Processes UIC Council for Excellence in Teaching and Learning
Workshop on Emerging Geoenvironmental Engineering Technologies for Pollution Control and Remediation National Science Foundation
Monitoring Database of Waste Containment Systems Great Lakes Soil and Environmental Consultants, Inc.
Compatibility of Barrier Wall Materials with Dense Nonaqueous Phase Liquids (DNAPLs) Hi-Tek Environmental, Inc.
Electrokinetic Remediation of Low Permeability and Heterogeneous Soils Contaminated by Hydrophobic Organic Compounds National Science Foundation
Development of Integrated Electrokinetic Remediation Technology for Cleanup of Contaminated Sites STAT Analysis Corporation
Small Scale Testing of Hydraulic Fracture Confinement in Stratified Porous Media-Continuation Shell Oil Company
Beneficial Use of Scrap Tires in Waste Containment Systems Illinois Department of Commerce & Community Affairs, Used Tire Recovery Program
Searle Environmental Safety and Health Scholarship for Graduate Research in Geoenvironmental Engineering Searle Foundation
Research Experience for Undergraduates National Science Foundation
Small Scale Testing of Hydraulic Fracture Confinement in Stratified Porous Media Shell Oil Company
PVC Geomembrane Institute-Technical Program PVC Geomembrane Manufacturers
Searle Environmental Safety and Health Scholarship for Graduate Research in Geoenvironmental Engineering Searle Foundation
System Effects on Remediation of VOC-Contaminated Saturated Soils and Groundwater Using In-Situ Air Sparging National Science Foundation
Durability of High Performance Concrete Under Various Environmental Conditions Applied Concrete Technology, Inc.
In-Situ Electrokinetic Remediation of Contaminated Soils: Bench and Pilot Scale Testing Gas Research Institute/ Institute of Gas Technology
Comparative Assessment of Potential Technologies for the Remediation of Brownfields UIC Great Cities Institute
Development of Sequential Conditioning System for In-Situ Electrokinetic Remediation of Chromium-Contaminated Soils UIC Campus Research Board
Protection of the Infrastructure and Environment During Natural Disasters: The Unique Role of Civil Engineers UIC Council for Excellence in Teaching & Learning
Foam Enhanced Electrokinetic Remediation of Contaminated Soils Institute of Gas Technology
Field and Laboratory Evaluation of Protective Cover Soils for Minimizing Mechanical Damage to Landfill Liners Waste Management Inc.
Development of a New Test Apparatus to Determine Permeability of Glacial Soils and Rocks K&S Testing and Engineering Inc.
Evaluation of Protective Cover for Landfill Liners RUST Environment & Infrastructure
Pollution Prevention Internship Program Illinois Environmental Protection Agency