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Invited Virtual Presentations

2021

Conference Presentations

  1. “Electrobioremediation: Coupled Electrokinetics and Bioremediation for Contaminated Site Remediation.” Keynote Lecture, Indian Geotechnical Conference (Virtual), Organized by IGS Trichy Chapter & Department of Civil Engineering, National Institute of Technology, Tiruchirappalli, Tamil Nadu, India, December 18, 2021
  2. “Tiered Quantitative Assessment of Life Cycle Sustainability and Resilience (TQUALICSR): Framework for Design of Engineering Projects.” ASCE International Conference on Sustainable Infrastructure (ICSI 2021), Virtual, December 6, 2021 [YouTube Video]
  3. “Modeling Coupled Dynamic Processes in Landfills: Holistic Long-Term Performance Management to Improve Sustainability.” Keynote Presentation at the 3rd International Conference on Geotechnical Engineering (Virtual), Organized by the Sri Lankan Geotechnical Society, Sri Lanka, December 6-7, 2021 [YouTube Video]
  4. “Sustainable and Resilient Remediation of Polluted Sites.” International Conference on Sustainable Materials and Practices for Built Environment (SMPBE-2021), Department of Civil Engineering, Manipal University Jaipur, India, November 25, 2021
  5. “Sustainability Assessment of Controlled Low Strength Materials Utilizing Various Industrial Waste Materials.” First Indian Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering Conference (Virtual Mode), IGC-Jalandhar Chapter & Department of Civil Engineering, National Institute of Technology, Jalandhar, India, November 19, 2021
  6. “Innovative Biochar-Slag-Soil Cover System for Zero Emissions at Landfills.” The 8th Joint Seminar on Geoenvironmental Engineering and Recycling (GER 2021), Seoul National University, South Korea, November 11, 2021
  7. “Life Cycle Sustainability Assessment of Civil Infrastructure: Framework and Case Studies.” 2021 Illinois Network Conference: Research Conference on Sustainability (Virtual), University of Illinois Springfield (UIS), October 29, 2021
  8. “Life Cycle Sustainability Assessment of Civil Infrastructure: Framework and Case Study.” International Conference on Sustainable Construction Technologies & Advancements In Civil Engineering (ScTACE-2021), Shri Vishnu Engineering College for Women, Bhimavaram, AP, India, October 14, 2021
  9. “Quantitative Assessment of Life Cycle Sustainability of Civil Infrastructure.” International Conference on Recent Advances in Civil Engineering (ICRACE-2021) Department of Civil Engineering, National Institute of Technology, Silchar, India, September 18, 2021
  10. “Quantifying Sustainability: General Framework and Case Study of Selecting Adsorbents for PFAS-Contaminated Groundwater Remediation.” International Conference on Advances in Civil Engineering (ICACE-2021), Civil Engineering Department, KL University, Vijayawada, India, June 26, 2021.
  11. “Use of Biochar for Sustainable Environmental Remediation.” 1st International Conference on Construction Materials and Environment (ICCME-2021), Jaypee University of Information Technology (JUIT), Solan, HP, India, June 4, 2021.
  12. “Sustainable Groundwater Remediation at Coal Ash Pond Sites.” 30th Annual International Conference on Soil, Water, Energy, and Air (Virtual Conference), March 22, 2021.
  13. “Climate Resilient Design of Built-Infrastructure.” 3rd International Conference on Engineering Challenges in Gulf Countries (Virtual), IEI Kuwait Chapter, January 22, 2021.

Webinars

  1. “Sustainable Resilient Site Remediation (SRSR): Overview and Perspectives for Implementation.” International Webinar Series on Geoenvironmental Engineering: Polluted Land, Waste Management & Sustainability/Resiliency, December 17, 2021 [YouTube Video]
  2. “Sustainable Engineering for Pollution Prevention and Control.” Department of Civil Engineering, G.H. Raisoni College of Engineering, Nagpur, India, on the occasion of National Pollution Control Day, December 2, 2021 [YouTube Video]
  3. “Framework to Assess Sustainable and Resilient Civil Infrastructure.” Organized by ASCE India Section Southern Region, Mahendra Engineering College & Malnad College of Engineering, Department of Civil Engineering, India, November 5, 2021 [YouTube Video]
  4. “Life Cycle Sustainability Assessment of Deep Foundations: Framework and Case Study.” IGS Warangal Chapter & Geotechnical Engineering Division, Department of Civil Engineering, NIT Warangal, AP, India, October 26, 2021
  5. “School is in Session: Sustainable Remediation.” Catch the Wave: Sustainable Remediation, Sustainable Remediation Forum (SURF) Interactive Workshop, September 22, 2021
  6. “Geoenvironmental Engineering: Evolution, Challenges and Opportunities.” Webinar, Department of Civil Engineering, Madan Mohan Malaviya University of Technology (MMUT), Gorakhpur, India, July 27, 2021 [YouTube Video]
  7. “Phytoremediation of Soils and Fill Materials with Mixed Contaminants: Laboratory and Field Investigations.”, International Webinar Series on Geoenvironmental Engineering, July 23, 2021 [YouTube Video]
  8. “Innovative Biogeochemical Cover System for Zero Emissions at Landfills.” International Society of Environmental Geotechnology (ISEG) Webinar New Challenges and Opportunities in Environmental Geotechnology, July 13, 2021
  9. “Geoenvironmental Engineering for Sustainable Development.” International Webinar Series on Advancement of Geotechnical Engineering, Organized by Kumaraguru College of Technology, Coimbatore, TN, India, May 27, 2021.
  10. “Protecting Geomembrane Liner from Damage due to Overlying Drainage Material in Landfills.” International Webinar Series on Geoenvironmental Engineering, May 21, 2021. [YouTube Video]
  11. “An Overview on Research in Geoenvironmental Engineering / Sustainable Engineering.” Webinar Organized by ASCE India Section Southern Region & ASCE Student Chapter at B.V. Raju Institute of Technology, India, May 15, 2021
  12. “Use of Shredded Scrap Tires as Drainage Material in Landfill Cover Systems: Laboratory Investigations and Field Application.” International Webinar Series on Geoenvironmental Engineering, April 23, 2021. [YouTube Video]
  13. “Innovative Cover System for Zero Emissions at Landfills.” Webinar to Department of Civil, Environmental, and Infrastructure Engineering, George Mason University, Fairfax, VA, March 9, 2021.
  14. “Advances in Geoenvironmental Engineering.” GEOLIVE-2021: Geotechnical Engineering Webinar Series, School of Civil Engineering, Lovely Professional University, Punjab, India, February 25, 2021.
  15. “Overview of Research on Geoenvironmental Engineering and Sustainable & Resilient Engineering.” Guest Lecture in HON201 Great Cities: UIC’s Metropolitan Commitment, University of Illinois at Chicago, February 10, 2021.
  16. “Containment Wall at DNAPL-Contaminated Site: Slurry Selection and Field Construction.” International Webinar Series on Geoenvironmental Engineering. January 15, 2021. [YouTube Video]

 Short Courses

  1. “Sustainability Assessment of Highway Pavement with Recycled Aggregate Subbase.” FDP on Innovation in Civil Engineering Materials & Techniques for Sustainable Development (ICEMTSD – 2021), Civil Engineering Department, National Institute of Technology Silchar, India, November 20, 2021
  2. “Risk, Sustainability, and Resiliency Considerations in Polluted Site Remediation.” International Faculty Development Program: Sustainable Developments and Practices in Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering, Department of Civil Engineering, Rajagiri School of Engineering & Technology, Kochi, Kerala, India, October 20, 2021 [YouTube Video]
  3. Sustainable In-Ground Reactive Filters for Urban Stormwater Treatment.” AICTE Sponsored One Week Online ATAL FDP on “Environment and Sustainability: Need of the Day (ESND), Sree Vidyanikethan Engineering College, Department of Civil Engineering, Tirupati, India, September 14, 2021. [YouTube Video]
  4. “End Use of Closed Landfills.” Short-Term Course on Design of Landfills and Waste Containment Systems, Indian Institute of Technology, Bhubaneswar, India, July 9, 2021[YouTube Video]
  5. “Gas Generation and Management.” Short-Term Course on Design of Landfills and Waste Containment Systems, Indian Institute of Technology, Bhubaneswar, India, July 6, 2021 [YouTube Video]
  6. “Landfill Laws and Regulations.” Short-Term Course on Design of Landfills and Waste Containment Systems, Indian Institute of Technology, Bhubaneswar, India, July 5, 2021 [YouTube Video]
  7. “Leachate Recirculation and Bioreactor Landfills.” Solid Waste Landfill Design Short Course (Virtual), University of Wisconsin-Madison, March 25, 2021.
  8. “Coal Mine Refuse and Coal Ash Disposal Sites: Groundwater Management Zones and Remediation Options.” International Virtual Short-Term Course on Futuristic Prospects of Geoenvironmental and Geotechnical Issues of Coal Mine Overburden and Mine Tailings, March 16, 2021.
  9. “Climate Resilient Design of Civil Infrastructure.” Short Term Training Program (STTP) on Sustainable Materials & Resilient Buildings: Philosophy, Design, Implementation, and Performance, Kakatiya Institute of Technology & Science, Warangal, India, February 17, 2021.

2020

  • “Advice for Students Interested in Conducting Research in Geoenvironmental Engineering.” Zoom Meeting with International Attendees, December 21, 2020. [YouTube Video]
  • “Sustainability Assessment of Various Remediation Alternatives for Contaminated Lake Sediments: Case Study”, 5th Annual Live Streaming Geo-Institute Web Conference, ASCE Geoenvironmental Engineering Technical Committee, December 8, 2020.
  • “Use of Life Cycle Assessment to Promote Sustainable Construction Materials and Buildings.” Training Program on Sustainable Materials & Resilient Buildings: Philosophy, Design, Implementation, and Performance, Kakatiya Institute of Technology & Science, Warangal, India, November 24, 2020.
  • “Geoenvironmental Engineering: Challenges and Opportunities.” Workshop to Commemorate the 50th Anniversary of PPGEC, Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul (UFRGS), Porto Alegre, Brazil, November 12, 2020. [YouTube Video]
  • “Innovative Cover System for Zero Emissions at Landfills.” ENGEO Incorporated, San Jose, CA, Webinar, October 27, 2020.
  • “Quantitative Sustainability Assessment of Various Remediation Alternatives for Contaminated Lake Sediments: Case Study.” AEHS 36th Annual International Conference on Soils, Sediments, Water, and Energy, October 21, 2020.
  • Online International STC under TEQIP-III: Sustainable, Resilient and Smart Built Infrastructure in Developing Countries, Dr B R Ambedkar National Institute of Technology, Jalandhar – 144011, Punjab, India, October 20-24, 2020.
  • Advancing Sustainability Objectives Via Resiliency Planning & Engineering.” Online Seminar on “Science and Technology from the Perspective of Sustainable Development,” University of Passo Fundo, Brazil, October 16, 2020. [YouTube Video]
  • “Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering Research: Relevant to Mining Industry.” International Webinar on “Opportunities for Higher Education and Research in Mining Engineering & Interdisciplinary Areas”, Dept. of Mining Engineering, NITK, Surathkal, India, September 25, 2020. [YouTube Video]
  • “Walk the Talk: Quantifying Sustainability in Engineering Projects.” National Online Faculty Development Program on Sustainable Engineering, Department of Civil Engineering, Sree Vidyanikethan Engineering College, Tirupati, India, August 27, 2020. [YouTube Video]
  • “Sustainable and Resilient Civil Infrastructure: Future Reimagined.” 3rd International Conference on Trends and Recent Advances in Civil Engineering (TRACE), Department of Civil Engineering, Amity School of Engineering & Technology, Amity University Uttar Pradesh, Noida, India, August 20, 2020.
  • “Career Opportunities in Civil Engineering.” Lovely Professional University Punjab, India, August 10, 2020. [YouTube Video]
  • “Redevelopment of Contaminated Sites.” Indo-USA Faculty Development Program, Geotechnics for Infrastructure Development, CoE/IGS Pune, India, August 9, 2020.
  • “Chicago, USA: A Model City for Sustainable Infrastructure and Environment.” Webinar, NRI Institute of Technology, AP, India, July 17, 2020.