RESEARCHERS AND STAFF

Our dedicated researchers and staff at USC Rewater are collaborators in pioneering sustainable water solutions. Together, we drive innovation to address water scarcity and ensure a resilient future.

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Ying Wee

Postdoctoral Scholar

Investigating microorganisms that consume greenhouse gases

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Kristofer Isaacson

Postdoctoral Scholar

Determining the Nucleophilicity of Disinfectants Used in Drinking Water Treatment

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Junseok Lee

Postdoctoral Scholar

PFAS investigation and remediation

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Lang He

Student

Dairy bleaching processes using hydrogen and benzoyl peroxides

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Sanaiya Islam

Fatty acid chlorohydrin kinetics and fatty acid formation during tree nut bleaching processes

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Sarah Philo

Project Manager

Project Manager, Postdoctoral Scholar

Adam Simpson

Assistant Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering

Dan Druhora

Filmmaker, Lecturer
Director of New Initiatives

Sarah Philo

Project Manager, Postdoctoral Scholar

Amy Childress

CENTER DIRECTOR
Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering

Adam Smith

 
Associate Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering

Dan McCurry

 
Assistant Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering Dr. Shiao-Ping Siao Yen Early Career Chair in Civil and Environmental Engineering

Postdoctoral Scholars

Junseok Lee

PFAS investigation and remediation

Kristofer Isaacson

Determining the Nucleophilicity of Disinfectants Used in Drinking Water Treatment

Ying Wee

Investigating microorganisms that consume greenhouse gases

Students

Aarti Visswanathan

Investigating nitrate formation during wastewater ozonation

Bana Dahdah

Synergistic Integration Of Potable Reuse And Desalination Systems For Flexible And Reliable Water Supplies

Bianca Costa

PFAS fate in emerging environmental biotechnologies

Christelle Sawaya

PFAS fate in emerging environmental biotechnologies

Connor Sauceda

Investigating the role of electroactive bacteria in wastewater treatment and
resource recovery

Haotian Cai

Saturated hydrocarbons amine chlorination to nitroalkanes

Harmita Golwala

Improving an efficacy of Anaerobic membrane bioreactor to enhance water reclamation while mitigating antibiotic resistance and microplastics

Kexin (Kathy) Ma

Quantifying real-time compaction of biofilms

Lang He

Dairy bleaching processes using hydrogen and benzoyl peroxides

Marella Schammel

Development of a new mass spectrometry-based total organic chlorine analytical method to assess the safety of the UV/chlorine advanced oxidation process

Martijn Bindels

Understanding salinity cycling in high recovery desalination systems

Raven Althouse

Evaluating membrane biofilm reactors (MBfRs) to enhance efficiency of biological nutrient-removal processes in water reuse

Sanaiya Islam

Fatty acid chlorohydrin kinetics and fatty acid formation during tree nut bleaching processes

Shounak Joshi

Membrane processes for zero liquid discharge: wetting and compaction in membrane distillation

Weijian Ding

Novel method development for quantifying real-time compaction of water treatment membranes

Xiao Yang

Using probe compounds to measure aldehyde’s reaction constants with •OH and Cl• under UV light