Mengistu Geza, Assistant Research Professor, PhD, Oklahoma State University, Environment and Water Resources Engineering;
GIS and watershed hydrology, sediment transport, mathematical modeling, vadose-zone hydrology, contaminant transport, soil-based wastewater treatment.
Kathryn Lowe, Senior Research Associate, MS, University of Colorado at Boulder. Applied field research and evaluation of onsite wastewater treatment systems; in situ treatment of hazardous waste contaminated soil and ground water; environmental characterization and assessment of contaminant fate and transport in the vadose and saturated zones.
Toshihiro Sakaki, Research Assistant Professor, Ph.D., University of Colorado at Boulder, Water migration and heat transfer in vadose zone and fractured rock. Characterization of subsurface heterogeneous media.
Alexis Sitchler, Post Doctoral Fellow, PhD, Penn State University, Geochemistry. Integration of field and experimental data for numerical simulations of coupled geochemical and hydrological processes in natural systems. Characterization of pore volume, connectivity and surface area in rocks using neutron scattering, x-ray computed tomography and advanced imaging techniques. Investigation of the role of pore scale geochemical processes in basin scale solute flux.
Pei Xu, Research Associate Professor, PhD., L'École nationale du génie rural, des eaux et des forêts (ENGREF), France. Water and wastewater treatment engineering; potable and non-potable water reuse; membrane processes; desalination; concentrate management; produced water treatment and beneficial use; microbial desalination cell.