photo Catherine Peters Catherine A. Peters, PhD

Dept. of Civil & Environmental Engineering
Princeton University

Scientific advancement is a team effort. Through locked arms we forge ahead, being inspired from each other as much as from the scientific discovery itself. Every single day, I am awed by the work of my students and collaborators.

photo Julie Kim Julie Kim

PhD Student 2017 - present
Research topic: Water-rock interactions and novel machine learning approaches to characterizing mineral spatial patterns
Previous: 2017 B.S.E Civil and Environmental Engineering, Carnegie Mellon University
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photo Sassan Hajirezaie Sassan Hajirezaie

PhD Student 2016 - present
Research topic: Mineral precipitation for fracture sealing
Previous: 2016 M.S. University of Oklahoma
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photo Flo Ling Flo Ling

2016 - 2018 Postdoctoral Research Associate
Research topic: Nanospectroscopy to characterize solid solutions and compositional zonation in barite precipitation
Current: Assistant Professor, Environmental Science, La Salle University
Previous: 2016 PhD Geosciences, Penn State University
Florence Ling at LaSalle University

photo Jeff Fitts Jeffrey P. Fitts, PhD

2012 - 2017 Research Scholar
Dept. of Civil & Environmental Engineering
Princeton University
Current: Research & Development Strategist, ACEE Princeton University

photo Kasparas Spokas Kasparas Spokas

PhD Student 2014 - present
Research topic: Permeability evolution in fractures exposed to reactive flow and normal stress
Previous: 2014 B.S. Geosciences, McGill University

photo Heather Hunter Heather Hunter, PE

PhD Student 2014 - present
Research topic: Forsterite-Magnesite Dissolution and Precipitation for Carbon Sequestration Applications
Previous: 2009 B.S. CEE Cornell; 2011 M.S.E. Env Eng, Johns Hopkins

photo Bin Guo Bin Guo

2015 PhD
Thesis: Evolution of the Hydraulic Properties of Fractures due to hydro-chemical and thermo-hydro-mechanical processes
Current: Research Engineer, ExxonMobil Upstream Research Company, Houston TX
Previous: 2010 BSE Hydraulic Engineering Tsinghua University

photo Hang Deng Hang Deng

2015 PhD
Thesis: Geochemical Alterations of Fractures and the Environmental and Policy Implications
Current: Postdoctoral Fellow, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
Previous: 2009 B.S. Peking University

photo Zhongxuan Jia Jia, Zhongxuan

2013 M.S.E.
Thesis: Permeability Reduction in Porous Media Using Fly Ash
Current: Wells Fargo
Previous: 2011 Mineral Processing Engineering, Wuhan University of Technology

photo Lauren Crandell Beckingham Lauren (Crandell) Beckingham

2012 PhD
Thesis: Impact of mineral precipitation on the pore network structure of sediment
Current: Postdoctoral Fellow, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
Previous: 2007 B.S.E. Env Engineering, Michigan Technological University

photo Brian Ellis Brian Ellis

2012 PhD
Thesis: Geologic Carbon Sequestration in Deep Saline Aquifers: Brine Acidification and Geochemical Alterations of Reactive Leakage Pathways
Current: Assistant Professor, University of Michigan
Previous: 2006 B.S. Geosciences, University of Michigan

photo Juan Nogues Juan Nogues

2012 PhD
Thesis: Investigations in Upscaling Transport and Geochemistry in Porous Media
Current: Universidad Paraguayo Alemana
Previously: 2004 M.S. Env Eng, Stanford University

photo student Junfeng Qin

2010-2011 Postdoctoral Research Associate
Research: Geologic carbon sequestration: CO2 leakage and potential subsurface liabilities. Current: Georg-August-Universitat Gottingen, Germany
Previous: 2010 PhD Institute of Geology and Geophysica, Chinese Academy of Sciences

photo Megan Fuller Megan Fuller

2010 Postdoctoral Research Associate
Research: DUSEL CO2: A Deep Underground Laboratory for Geologic CO2 Sequestration Studies
Current: Professor of Chemistry, Community College of Philadelphia
Previous: 2008 PhD University of Virginia

photo Kimberley Bowman Groff Kimberley (Bowman) Groff

2008 M.S.E.
Thesis: A New BSE-EDX Method to Quantify Mineral Abundance and Accessibility in Sandstones
Current: ENVIRON, Titusville, NJ
Previous: 2006 Tufts University

photo Sujata Ray Sujata Ray

2007 PhD
Thesis: Microbiological Responses and Population-Adaptation to Chemical Stress
Current: Indian Institute of Science Education and Research Kolkata
Previous: 2001 Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Kanpur

photo student Dmitri Kavetski

2004 - 2007 Postdoctoral Research Associate
Research: Upscaling Reaction Rate Laws In Geochemical Reactive Transport Using Pore-Scale Network Models
Current: University of Adelaide, Australia Background

photo Li Li Li Li

2005 PhD
Thesis: Scaling of Geochemical Reaction Rates Using Pore-Scale Network Modeling: An Investigation of Anorthite and Kaolinite Reaction Kinetics
Current: Associate Professor, Department of Energy and Mineral Engineering at the Pennsylvania State University
Previous: 1999 Nanjing University, Environmental Chemistry

photo Robert Bruant Robert Bruant

2001 to 2004 Postdoctoral Research Associate
Research: Effects of pressure and solution composition on silicate dissolution rates as applied to geologic storage of carbon dioxide
Current: Pioneer Water Management at Pioneer Natural Resources Company

photo Kristine Wammer Kristine H. Wammer

2003 PhD
Thesis: The Effects of Molecular Structure on Bacterial Transformations of Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons
Current: Associate Professor, University of St. Thomas Department of Chemistry

photo Chris Knightes Christopher D. Knightes

2000 PhD
Thesis: Mechanisms Governing the Sole-Substrate and Multi-Substrate Biodegradation Kinetics of Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons
Current: Research Engineer, U.S. EPA NERL Lab
Previous: 1995 Northwestern University

photo Ken Lee Kenneth Lee

1999 Postdoctoral Research Associate
Research: UNIFAC Modeling of Cosolvent Phase Partitioning in Nonaqueous Phase Liquid-Water Systems
Current: Professor, Western New England University
Previous: University of California at Irvine

photo Sandeep Ramachandran Sandeep Ramachandran

1999 M.S.E. Civil and Environmental Engineering
Thesis: Kinetics of Solidification of PAH-containing NAPLs
Current: Axis Capital Holdings Limited

photo Saumyen Guha Saumyen Guha

1996 - 1998 Postdoctoral Research Associate
Research: Bioavailability of PAH Mixtures in the Presence of Non-Ionic Surfactants
Current: Professor, Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Kanpur

photo student Jingzhao Fan

1996 M.S.E. Civil and Environmental Engineering
Thesis: Biodegradation of Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons (PAHs)