Ph.D. Students

Adair Gallo Junior

​​​M.S./Ph.D. Student

Research Interest: Solar energy, Water desalination, Materials, ​Interfaces, Superhydrophobicity

Bothayna Algashgari

​Ph.D. Student

Research Interest: ​Environmental microbiology, Antibiotic-resistant bacteria, ​Wastewater treatment

Changzhi Wang

​Ph.D. Student

Research Interest: Bioinformatics, Computational biology, Metagenomics

Chenlin Zhang

​Ph.D. Student

Research Interest: Environmental nanomaterials

Claudia L. Sánchez Huerta

​​Ph.D. Student

Research Interest: ​Membrane bioreactor, Biological wastewater treatments, biotechnology,, Organic micro-pollutants, water reuse

Jamilya Nauruzbayeva

​​​Ph.D. Student

Research Interest: Contact electrification, Superhydrophobicity, Surface wettability, Micro/Nanotextured surfaces, Materials characterization

Julie Sanchez Medina

​Ph.D. Student

Research Interest: Environmental biotechnology, Microbial ecology, Resource recovery, ​Wastewater treatment

Kees Theo Huisman

​Ph.D. Student

Research Interest: Membrane processes, Fouling control, Biofouling, Non-destructive characterization

Lamya Al Fuhaid

​Ph.D. Student

Research Interest: ​NADES, Physical chemistry, Biological processes, biotechnology,, Biochemistry

Luigi Ranieri

​Ph.D. Student

Research Interest: ​Wastewater treatment, Membrane fouling, In-situ monitoring

Luisa Javier

​Ph.D. Student

Research Interest: Biofouling, Membrane systems, reverse osmosis, Desalination process

Maria Fernanda Nava Ocampo

​Ph.D. Student

Research Interest: ​​Environmental, Chemical engineering, Biofouling

Matteo Guiseppe Ziliani

​Ph.D. Student

Research Interest: ​​Data assimmilation, Unmanned aerial vehicles, Remote sensing, Crop yield modeling

Mayamin Razali

​Ph.D. Student

Research Interest: ​Industrial Crystallization, Eutectic Freeze Crystallization, Water Treatment, Scale-up, Sustainable Chemical Process

Mustakeem Mustakeem

​Ph.D. Candidate​

Research Interest: Bioelectrochemical System, Nanomaterial Interface

Nayara Vivian Huve Musskopf

​M.S./ Ph.D. Student

Research Interest: ​Interfaces, Superhydrophobicity, Surface wettability, Materials characterization

Nicolas Augsburger

​Ph.D. Student

Research Interest: ​Environmental microbiology, antibiotic resistance, Extreme systems microbiology, Microbial-hydrocarbon interactions

Ratna Putri

​Ph.D. Student

Research Interest: ​Environmental microbiology, Bioinformatics, Microbial indicators, Biocorrosion, Microbial enhanced oil recovery

Rodrigo Jimenez-Sandoval

​Ph.D. Student

Research Interest: Water Treatment, Bioelectrochemical systems, Biofuels, Bioproducts

Sankara Arunachalam

Ph.D. Student

Research Interest: Biomimetics, Microfabrication, Wetting, Membrane distillation, Fluid dynamics, Surface science

Sara Aleid

​Ph.D. Student

Research Interest: Environmental nanomaterials, Water desalination, ​Wastewater treatment, Clean water production, Membranes, Heat recovery, Brine, Bacterial inhibition, Solar cells, Membrane distillation

Sarah Almahfoodh

​Ph.D. Student

Research Interest: Membrane distillation, Water desalination

Ting Li

M.S./Ph.D. Student

Victor Manuel Torres Serrano

​Ph.D. Student

Research Interest: Innovative adsorbents, Water desalination, Phosphorus recovery, Inorganic crystallization, Reactor design and modeling

Vinicius Luis dos Santos

​M.S./Ph.D. Student

Research Interest: ​Interfaces, Superhydrophicity, Surfaces

Yeong Na

Ph.D. Student

Research Interest: Environmental engineering, ​Biological wastewater treatment, ​Environmental microbiology

Yoseline Ángel Lopez

​​Ph.D. Student

Research Interest: ​​Hyperspectral remote sensing, satellites, Earth observation, UAVs​​​

Zain Ahmad

​Ph.D. Student

Research Interest: Wetting, Interfacial Phenomena