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George A Sorial

Title: Professor
Office: 701 L Engineering Research Cntr
Tel: 513-556-2987
Email: george.sorial@uc.edu

  Dr. Sorial has 28 years of experience in bench scale and pilot scale research and chemical analysis with various analytical instruments.  His research interests include: air biofiltration, electrochemical processes for destruction of organic contaminants, activated carbon adsorption (micropollutant removal from drinking water, adsorption of micropollutants by activated carbon and alternative adsorbents, characterization of adsorbent materials and natural organic matter, interactions between micropollutants and humic substances), modeling of adsorption systems (equilibrium and dynamics), remediation of contaminated soils, modeling of mercury speciation and chemical interactions in sediments and aquatic systems, development of analytical methods for analysis, and development of protocols for US EPA in effectiveness of surfactants on oil spills.  At the University of Cincinnati, Professor Sorial teaches graduate courses in the field of Advanced Topics in Environmental Chemistry, Chemical Principles of Environmental Systems, and a graduate laboratory course on Environmental Instrumentation.  He also teaches an undergraduate course on Environmental Material Balances and coordinated a number of times in the undergraduate Capstone Course “Integrated Design Sequence”.
 

Education

  • Ph.D., University of Bradford, United Kingdom, 1982 (Chemical Engineering ).
  • M.S., University of Khartoum, Khartoum, Sudan, 1978 (Chemical Engineering ).
  • B.S. (Honors), University of Khartoum, Khartoum, Sudan, 1974 (Chemical Engineering ).

Research Information

Research Interests

Dr. Sorial has 28 years of experience in bench scale and pilot scale research and chemical analysis with various analytical instruments.  His research interests include: air biofiltration, electrochemical processes for destruction of organic contaminants, activated carbon adsorption (micropollutant removal from drinking water, adsorption of micropollutants by activated carbon and alternative adsorbents, characterization of adsorbent materials and natural organic matter, interactions between micropollutants and humic substances), modeling of adsorption systems (equilibrium and dynamics), remediation of contaminated soils, modeling of mercury speciation and chemical interactions in sediments and aquatic systems, development of analytical methods for analysis, and development of protocols for US EPA in effectiveness of surfactants on oil spills.  At the University of Cincinnati, Professor Sorial teaches graduate courses in the field of Advanced Topics in Environmental Chemistry, Chemical Principles of Environmental Systems, and a graduate laboratory course on Environmental Instrumentation.  He also teaches an undergraduate course on Environmental Material Balances and coordinated a number of times in the undergraduate Capstone Course “Integrated Design Sequence”.

Research Support

  • (Collaborator), Chae, Soryong; Sorial, George, Prevention of harmful algal blooms through nutrient zero wastewater treatment using a vertical membrane bioreactor with food waste , U.S. Geological Survey. (OSU SUB 60054084 (WRRI-OWDA PRIME)), $31,956.00. 03/01/2016 to 02/28/2017. Status: Awarded.
  • (Collaborator), Sorial, George; Wei, Heng, "Water and Community Adaptation Methods and Applications.", Environmental Protection Agency. (PEGSUB-UC-16-001 WA 0-11 Task 1), $50,829.00. 01/21/2016 to 09/29/2016. Status: Awarded.
  • (PI), Campo-Moreno, Pablo; Sorial, George, Developing Exposure and Toxicity Data for Priority Trace Organics in Biosolids , Water Environment Research Foundation. (T0BI2R15), $140,000.00. 01/01/2016 to 12/31/2017. Status: Awarded.
  • (PI), Sorial, George, Biodegradation and Toxicity of Oil, WA 4-05, Task 2.3, Environmental Protection Agency. (PEGSUB-UC-16-001 WA 0-05), $.00. 09/30/2015 to 09/29/2016. Status: Awarded.
  • (PI), Sorial, George, Biodegradation and Toxicity of Oil, WA 4-05, Task 1.1, Environmental Protection Agency. (PEGSUB-UC-16-001 WA 0-05 Task 1.1), $91,222.00. 09/30/2015 to 09/29/2016. Status: Awarded.
  • (PI), Sorial, George, Biodegradation and Toxicity of Oil, WA 4-05, Task 1.2, Environmental Protection Agency. (PEGSUB-UC-16-001 WA 0-05 Task 1.2), $80,870.00. 09/30/2015 to 09/29/2016. Status: Awarded.
  • (PI), Sorial, George, Pegasus Subcontract UC-16-001 / EPA Contract EP-C-15_010, Environmental Protection Agency. (Subcontract UC-16-001), $.00. 09/30/2015 to 09/29/2016. Status: Active.
  • (PI), George Sorial, Biodegradation & Toxicity of Oil WA 0-05, Task 1.1, US EPA/Pegasus Technical Services. (EP-C-15-010), 70000. 09/30/2015 to 09/26/2016. Status: Active.
  • (PI), George Sorial, Biodegradation & Toxicity of Oil WA 0-05, Task 1.2, Pegasus Technical Services. (Biodegradation & Toxicity of Oil WA 0-05, Task 1.2), 70000. 09/30/2015 to 09/26/2016. Status: Active.
  • (PI), George Sorial, Biodegradation & Toxicity of Oil WA 0-05, Task 2.3, Pegasus Technical Services. (EP-C-15-010), 10174. 09/30/2015 to 09/26/2016. Status: Active.
  • (PI), Sorial, George, RISK MANAGEMENT AND ECOLOGICAL EXPOSURE RESEARCH SUPPORT SERVICES, Environmental Protection Agency. (Pegasus 2015-16), $.00. 09/30/2015 to 09/29/2016. Status: Awarded.
  • (Collaborator), Sorial, George; Wei, Heng, Water and Community Adaptation Methods and Applications , Environmental Protection Agency. (EP-C-11-006 / PEG WA 4-11, Task 1A and 1B), $29,993.00. 05/11/2015 to 09/29/2015. Status: Awarded.
  • (Collaborator), Sorial, George; Tong, Tak Yung; Wang, Xinhao; Wei, Heng, Pegasus sub EPA WA 4-45, Task 1 / Case Studies of Sustainable Water Resources and Infrastructure Adaptation to Climate and Socioeconomic Changes, Environmental Protection Agency. (EP-C-11-006 / PEG WA4-45,Task 1,2,3), $.00. 02/18/2015 to 09/29/2015. Status: Awarded.
  • (Collaborator), Campo-Moreno, Pablo; Sorial, George, Physico-Chemical and Toxicological Characterization of Diluted and Synthetic Bitumen Likely to be Transported in The U.S, Environmental Protection Agency. (EP-C-11-006 / PEG WA4-05 Task 1.4), $21,591.00. 10/07/2014 to 09/29/2015. Status: Awarded.
  • (Collaborator), Campo-Moreno, Pablo; Sorial, George; Suidan, Makram, Biodegradbility of physically and chemically dispersed oil and Finasol OSR 52 dispersant at two temperatures. , Environmental Protection Agency. (EP-C-11-006 / PEG WA 4-05 Task 1.1), $112,144.00. 10/07/2014 to 09/29/2015. Status: Awarded.
  • (Collaborator), Campo-Moreno, Pablo; Sorial, George; Suidan, Makram, Biodegradability of diluted and synthetic bitumen oil by Kalamazoo River cultures in freshwater, Environmental Protection Agency. (EP-C-11-006 / PEG WA 4-05 Task 1.2), $103,578.00. 10/07/2014 to 09/29/2015. Status: Awarded.
  • (Collaborator), Campo-Moreno, Pablo; Sorial, George; Suidan, Makram, Complete Development of Solidifier Protocol, Environmental Protection Agency. (EP-C-11-006 / PEG WA 4-05 Task 2.3), $53,730.00. 10/07/2014 to 09/29/2015. Status: Awarded.
  • (Collaborator), Campo-Moreno, Pablo; Sorial, George, NetZero: Innovative Technologies for Resource Recovery from Waste Water, Environmental Protection Agency. (EP-C-11-006 / PEG WA 4-82), $57,718.00. 09/30/2014 to 09/29/2015. Status: Awarded.
  • (Collaborator), Campo-Moreno, Pablo; Sorial, George, Chemical Analysis of Hard Surface Wipes Samples Collected from a Residue Monitoring Study to Evaluate a Pesticide Drift Deposition at Select California Schools, Environmental Protection Agency. (EP-C-11-006 / PEG UC WA3-95), $7,004.00. 06/04/2014 to 09/29/2014. Status: Awarded.
  • (PI), Sorial, George, Teaming Agreement, Environmental Protection Agency. (Teaming Agreement), $.00. 06/01/2014 to 05/31/2019. Status: Active.
  • (Collaborator), Angelopoulos, Anastasios; Bhattacharya, Prabir; Cohen, Kelly; Franco, John; Guliants, Vadim; Kastner, Jeffrey; Kukreti, Anant; Kupferle, Margaret; Lu, Mingming; Nistor, Vasille; Sorial, George; Wei, Heng; Wendell, David, RET Site on "Challenge-Based Learning and Engineering Design Process Enhanced Research Experiences for Middle and High School In-Service Teachers.", National Science Foundation. (EEC-1404766), $498,949.00. 05/01/2014 to 04/30/2017. Status: Awarded.
  • (PI), Sorial, George, Investigating the Interaction of Microbial Biofilms and Biomacromolecules and Toxicity on Nanoscale Metal Oxides, Environmental Protection Agency. (EP-14-C-000046/RFQ-OH-14-00015), $48,000.00. 02/13/2014 to 02/12/2015. Status: Active.
  • (Collaborator), Sorial, George; Yeghiazarian, Lilit, Analysis of Reservoir Bathymetry, Environmental Protection Agency. (EP-C-11-006 / PEG UC WA3-93), $13,062.00. 12/20/2013 to 09/29/2014. Status: Awarded.
  • (Collaborator), Sorial, George; Yeghiazarian, Lilit, Environmental Data Management in Support of Sharing Data and Management of Water Resources; , Environmental Protection Agency. (EP-C-11-006/PEG UC WA3-41), $130,820.00. 12/03/2013 to 09/29/2014. Status: Awarded.
  • (Collaborator), Sorial, George; Tong, Tak Yung; Wang, Xinhao, Pegasus sub EPA WA 3-45, Task 1, Environmental Protection Agency. (EP-C-11-006/PEG UC WA3-45,Task 1), $120,293.00. 11/22/2013 to 09/29/2014. Status: Awarded.
  • (Collaborator), Sorial, George; Wang, Xinhao; Wei, Heng, Case Studies of Sustainable Water Resources and Infrastructure Adaptation to Climate and Socioeconomic Changes, Environmental Protection Agency. (EP-C-11-006/PEG UC WA3-45, Task 2), $39,000.00. 11/22/2013 to 09/29/2014. Status: Awarded.
  • (Collaborator), Keener, Timothy; Sorial, George, Case Studies of Sustainable Water Resources and Infrastructure Adaptation to Climate and Socioeconomic Changes, Environmental Protection Agency. (EP-C-11-006/PEG UC WA3-45,Task 3), $75,000.00. 11/22/2013 to 09/29/2014. Status: Awarded.
  • (Collaborator), Campo-Moreno, Pablo; Sorial, George, Briodigiability and Presisitence of Dilbit in Environment, WA 3-85, Environmental Protection Agency. (EP-C-11-006/PEG UC WA3-85), $131,000.00. 10/08/2013 to 09/29/2014. Status: Awarded.
  • (Collaborator), Campo-Moreno, Pablo; Sorial, George, NetZero: Innovative Technologies for Resource Recovery from Waste Water, Environmental Protection Agency. (EP-C-11-006/PEG UC WA 3-82), $45,000.00. 09/30/2013 to 09/29/2014. Status: Awarded.
  • (PI), Sorial, George, Iraq Science Fellowship Program of the U.S. Department of State, Dr. Ali Mousa Ridha al-Shuwaylat, Department of State. (CO-8473H-13), $5,000.00. 06/23/2013 to 12/31/2013. Status: Active.
  • (Collaborator), Boccelli, Dominic; Sorial, George, Water Treatment Adaptation Tool Development, Environmental Protection Agency. (PEG-UC-11-0002 WA 2-35 / EP-C-11-006), $18,789.00. 02/04/2013 to 05/31/2013. Status: Awarded.
  • (Collaborator), Campo-Moreno, Pablo; Sorial, George, Thermo-Oxidation of Municipal Wastewater Treatment Plant Sludge for Production of Class A Biosolids, Environmental Protection Agency. (EP-C-11-006/PEG2-77UC Option Period 2), $20,527.00. 11/01/2012 to 09/29/2013. Status: Active.
  • (Collaborator), Campo-Moreno, Pablo; Sorial, George; Suidan, Makram, Use of an Innovative Membrane Bioreactor for Sustainable Wastewater Reuse, Environmental Protection Agency. (PEG-UC-11-0002 WA 2-71 \ EP-C-11-006), $61,626.00. 09/30/2012 to 09/29/2013. Status: Active.
  • (Collaborator), Campo-Moreno, Pablo; Sorial, George, Fate, Transport and Characterization of Contaminants in Hydraulic Fracturing Water in Wastewater Treatment Processes, Environmental Protection Agency. (EP-C-11-006/PEG1-64UC), $135,466.00. 03/09/2012 to 09/29/2013. Status: Active.
  • (Collaborator), Campo-Moreno, Pablo; Sorial, George; Suidan, Makram, Use of Halloysite for Remediation of Oil Spills on Salt Marshes and Wetlands, Environmental Protection Agency. (EP-C-11-006/PEG1-66UC), $43,691.00. 02/14/2012 to 09/29/2012. Status: Active.
  • (Collaborator), Keener, Timothy; Lu, Mingming; Sorial, George, Multi-Scale Infrastructure Characterization Studies, Environmental Protection Agency. (EP-C-11-006/PEG1-13UC), $241,547.00. 11/28/2011 to 09/29/2013. Status: Active.
  • (Collaborator), Sorial, George; Wang, Xinhao; Wei, Heng, Case Studies of Sustainable Water Resources and Infrastructure Adaptation to Climate and Socioeconomic Change, Tasks 2&3, Environmental Protection Agency. (EP-C-11-006/PEG1-45T2&3 UC), $200,536.00. 10/17/2011 to 09/29/2013. Status: Active.
  • (Collaborator), Boccelli, Dominic; Sorial, George, Distribution Network Modeling for Adaptation Measures and Effectiveness, Environmental Protection Agency. (EP-C-11-006/ PEG1-36UC), $47,068.00. 10/17/2011 to 09/29/2012. Status: Active.
  • (Collaborator), Sorial, George; Tong, Tak Yung, Case Studies of Sustainable Water Resources and Infrastructure Adaptation to Climate and Socioeconomic Changes, Task 1, Environmental Protection Agency. (EP-C-11-06/PEG1-451UC), $141,876.00. 10/17/2011 to 09/29/2013. Status: Active.
  • (PI), Sorial, George, Battelle Memorial Institute Teaming Agreement, Environmental Protection Agency. (Teaming Agreement), $.00. 10/10/2011 to 04/10/2013. Status: Active.
  • (Collaborator), Sorial, George; Uber, James, Development of a Pathogen-Biofilm Attachment Model for Drinking Water Systems, Environmental Protection Agency. (EP-C-11-006/ PEG1-01UC), $45,754.00. 09/30/2011 to 09/29/2012. Status: Awarded.
  • (Collaborator), Chifos, Carla; Sorial, George, Application of the PLACES Program to a Community, Environmental Protection Agency. (EP-C-11-006/PEG1-53 UC), $49,127.00. 09/30/2011 to 01/15/2013. Status: Active.
  • (Collaborator), Sorial, George; Wendell, David, Environmental Impact of Nanomaterials, Environmental Protection Agency. (EP-C-11-006/PEG-UC-11-0002), $4,003.00. 08/01/2011 to 09/29/2011. Status: Active.
  • (PI), Sorial, George, Aggregation, Transport, Interaction with Biomacromolecules and Toxicity of Nanoscale Metal Oxides, Environmental Protection Agency. (EP-C-11-028), $120,777.00. 06/23/2011 to 06/21/2013. Status: Active.
  • (Collaborator), Sorial, George; Yeghiazarian, Lilit, Environmental Data Management in Support of Sharing Data and Management of Water Resources, Environmental Protection Agency. (EP-C-11-006/PEG0-41UC), $145,623.00. 03/04/2011 to 09/29/2013. Status: Active.
  • (Collaborator), Sorial, George; Suidan, Makram, Treatment, Control and Monitoring of Remediation Technologies, Contaminated Sites and Facilities, and Ecosystems ON-CAMPUS, Environmental Protection Agency. (PEGSUB-11-0002), $.00. 01/01/2011 to 09/29/2015. Status: Active.
  • (Collaborator), Sorial, George; Suidan, Makram, Treatment, Control and Monitoring of Remediation Technologies, Contaminated Sites and Facilities, and Ecosystems OFF-CAMPUS, Environmental Protection Agency. (PEGSUB-11-UC-0003), $.00. 01/01/2011 to 09/29/2015. Status: Active.
  • (Collaborator), Angelopoulos, Anastasios; Keener, Timothy; Khang, Soon Jai; Kukreti, Anant; Kupferle, Margaret; Lee, Joo; Lu, Mingming; Shanov, Vesselin; Sorial, George; Wei, Heng, REU Site in Sustainable Urban Environments, National Science Foundation. (EEC-1004623), $600,000.00. 09/01/2010 to 08/31/2014. Status: Active.
  • (PI), Sorial, George, Ivanhoe Fellowship for Lijuan Sang, Ivanhoe Foundation. (CK 1246), $5,000.00. 03/18/2010 to 03/17/2012. Status: Closed.
  • (PI), Sorial, George; Suidan, Makram, Alternate Drinking Water and Waste Water Treatment Technologies for Small Communities, Environmental Protection Agency. (WA 0-03 / EP-C-09-041), $47,205.00. 07/01/2009 to 05/31/2010. Status: Closed.
  • (Collaborator), Abot, Jandro; Breiner, Jonathan; Koehler, Catherine; Kukreti, Anant; Lu, Mingming; Maltbie, Catherine; Markle, Glenn; Rutz, Eugene; Shanov, Vesselin; Sorial, George; Wei, Heng, Sustainable Engineering for Urban Needs: Research Experiences for Middle and High School Teachers, National Science Foundation. (EEC-0808696), $455,000.00. 06/01/2009 to 05/31/2014. Status: Active.
  • (PI), Sorial, George, A Novel Integrated Treatment Scheme for Destruction of Hazardous Air Pollutants, National Science Foundation. (CBET-0852803), $326,500.00. 05/15/2009 to 04/30/2013. Status: Active.
  • (PI), George Sorial, A Novel Integrated Scheme for Treating Hydrophobic Air Contaminants, National Science Foundation. 326500. 05/01/2009 to 04/30/2013.
  • (PI), Sorial, George, Environmental Fate of Nano-Scale Particles, Environmental Protection Agency. (EP-C-08-058), $160,000.00. 09/05/2008 to 09/04/2011. Status: Active.
  • (PI), Sorial, George, Swirling Flask and Baffled Flask Dispersant Effectiveness Test, Total Petrochemicals USA, Inc.. (SRS 005743), $10,000.00. 07/23/2008 to 10/23/2008. Status: Closed.
  • (PI), Sorial, George, Impact of Nanomaterials on the Fate of Organic Pollutants, Environmental Protection Agency. (Shaw WA 2-03), $136,986.01. 10/04/2006 to 06/30/2009. Status: Closed.
  • (PI), Sorial, George; Suidan, Makram, Removal of Perchlorate from Contaminated Site using Integrated Technologies, Environmental Protection Agency. (PEG018UC, PTS WA 0-18), $38,014.00. 08/17/2006 to 08/31/2007. Status: Closed.
  • (PI), Sorial, George; Suidan, Makram, Develop Expanded Dispersant Effectiveness Data for a Suite of Environmental Conditions, Environmental Protection Agency. (PEG1-12UC, PTS WA 0-12, 1-12), $193,292.00. 07/12/2006 to 09/29/2008. Status: Closed.
  • (PI), Sorial, George, Ivanhoe Fellowship, Ivanhoe Foundation. (OSP 05171), $5,000.00. 03/01/2005 to 02/27/2006. Status: Closed.
  • (PI), Sorial, George, Dispersion Predictability of the Baffled Flask Test and Swirling Flask Test, Department of the Interior. (0104P035994/1), $11,879.00. 07/06/2004 to 01/31/2006. Status: Closed.
  • (PI), Sorial, George, Swirling Flask Dispersant Effectiveness Test, ATOFINA Chemicals, Inc.. (OSP 04116), $3,500.00. 10/28/2003 to 10/27/2004. Status: Closed.
  • (PI), Sorial, George, Development of Novel Combined Treatment Technologies for Decontaminating Polluted Air, National Science Foundation. (BES-0229135-NCE), $343,000.00. 04/15/2003 to 03/31/2007. Status: Closed.
  • (PI), Sorial, George, Phytoremediation of Soil Previously Treated by Composting and Sediment Previously Treated by Land Farming, Environmental Protection Agency. (174696), $38,326.00. 04/01/2001 to 03/31/2002. Status: Closed.
  • (PI), Sorial, George, Air Stripping and Advanced Oxidation, Environmental Protection Agency. (NCE), $99,893.00. 02/01/2001 to 03/31/2004. Status: Closed.
  • (PI), Sorial, George, Pilot Scale Reactor for Electrochemical Reduction of Nitroaromatics in Water: Simulated Wastewater Testing, Department of the Army. (DACA8897D0011/0014/3), $128,728.00. 01/04/2000 to 06/30/2001. Status: Closed.
  • (PI), Sorial, George, Electrochemical Reduction of Energetically Contaminated Wastewater, Department of the Army. (DACA8897D0011/0008), $116,517.00. 12/15/1998 to 06/15/2000. Status: Closed.
  • (PI), Sorial, George, Laboratory Support Service for Instrument Maintenance and Material Characterization , Environmental Protection Agency. (EP-C-15-010/PEG UC WA0-30, Task 1 & 4.2 II), $10,267.00. 06/02/2016 to 09/29/2016. Status: Awarded.
  • (PI), Sorial, George, Laboratory and Analytical Support Material Research for Environmental Applications, Pegasus Technical Services, Inc.. (PEGSUB UC-16-001 WA1-89, Option 1), $90,000.00. 09/30/2016 to 09/29/2017. Status: Awarded.

Publications

Peer-reviewed Publications

  • Wei, Z., Hessler, C.M., Sorial, G., Seo, Y. (2016). (In Press). Influence of Nonionic Surfactants on Fungal and Bacterial Degradation of Hexane. Clean Soil Air Water, 44 (9999), 1-8.
  • Yaqob, E.Y., Al-SaEd, R., Sorial, G., and Suidan, M. (2015). (In Press). Cost-Benefit Analysis Model for Treated Wastewater Use in Agricultural Irrigation: Four Palestinian Case Studies. Global Journal For Research Analysis, 4 (12), 336-339.
  • Yaqob, E.Y., Al-SaEd, R., Sorial, G., and Suidan, M. (2015). (In Press). Simulation of Trans Boundary Wastewater Resource Management Scenarios in Wadi Zomer Watershed, using a WEAP Model. International Journal of Basic and Applied Sciences, 4 (1), 27-35.
  • DeMessie, B., Sahle-Demessie, E., and Sorial, G.A. (2015). (In Press). Cleaning Water Contaminated with Heavy Metal Ions Using Pyrolyzed Biochar Adsorbents. Separation Science and Technology, 50 (16), 2448-2457.
  • Cheng, G., Sun, M., Yao, L., Wang, L., Sorial, G.A., Xu, X., and Lou, L. (2015). (In Press). Investigation into the Feasibility of Black Carbon for Remediation of Nonyphenol Polluted Sediment Through Desorption Kinetics After Different Order Spiking. Chemosphere, 138, 568-575.
  • Rosenzweig, S., Sorial, G.A., Sahle-Demessie, E., and Luxton, T. (2015). (In Press). Study of Cu(II) Chemisorption Mechanisms on Modified Carbon Nanotubes Based on Isotherms, Column Experiments, and FTIR First Derivative Analysis. Water Air Soil Pollut, 226 (215).
  • Zehraoui, A., and Sorial, G.A. (2015). (In Press). Treatment of Dynamic Mixture of n-Hexane, Benzene, and Methanol and Fungi Community Characterization in an Integrated Scheme of Cyclic Adsorption/Desorption Beds and Trickle Bed Air Biofilter. Air, Soil and Water Research, 8, 31-41.
  • Tegenaw, A., Tolaymat, T., Al-Abed, S., El Badawy, A., Luxton, T., Sorial, G., and Genaidy, A. (2015). (In Press). Characterization and Potential Environmental Implications of Select Cu-Based Fungicides and Bactericides Employed in U.S. Markets. Environ. Sci. Technol., 49, 1294-1302.
  • Salih, H.H., Sorial, G.A., Patterson, C.L., and Speth, T.F. (2015). (In Press). The Implications of Fe2O3 and TiO2 Nanoparticles on the Removal of Trichloroethylene by Activated Carbon in the Presence and Absence of Humic Acid. Water Air Soil Pollut, 226 (4).
  • Yaqob, E. Y., Sorial, G., and Suidan, M. (2014). (In Press). Technical and Financial Challenges on Trans Boundary Wastewater Management from Palestine Territories (West Bank) to Israel. International Journal of Engineering and Innovative Technology, 3 (10), 151-158.
  • Zehraoui, A., Wendell, D., and Sorial, G.A. (2014). (In Press). Treatment of hydrophobic VOCs in Trickling Bed Air biofilter: Emphasis on Long-term Effect of Initial Alternate Use of Hydrophilic VOCs and Microbial Species Evolution. Journal of Air & Waste Management Association, 64 (10), 1102-1111.
  • Rosenzweig, S., Sorial, G.A., Sahle-Demessie, E., McAvoy, D.C. (2014). (In Press). Optimizing the Physical-Chemical Properties of Carbon nanotubes (CNT) and Graphene Nanoplatelets (GNP) on Cu(II) Adsorption. Journal of Hazardous Materials, 279, 410-417.
  • Yan, L., Deeter, V., Lalley, J., Medellin, O., Kupferle, M.J., and Sorial, G.A. (2014). (In Press). Effects of Oligomerization Phenomenon on Dissolved Organic Matter Removal Kinetics on Novel Carbon. Journal of Hazardous Materials, 278, 514-519.
  • Yaqob, E.Y., Al-Saed R., Sorial, G., and Suidan, M. (2014). (In Press). Situation Analysis and Perspectives of Transboundary Wastewater management Along Israel/Palestine Borders. Asian Journal of Applied Science and Engineering, 3 (2), 82-95.
  • Zehraoui, A., Wendell, D., and Sorial, G.A. (2014). (In Press). Biodegradation of a Ternary Mixture of Hydrophobic and Hydrophillic VOCs in Trickle Bed Air Biofilters. Water Air Soil Pollut, 225 (2075).
  • Jing, H., Mezgebe, B., Aly Hassan, A., Sahle-Demessie, E., Sorial, G.A., and Bennett-Stamper, C. (2014). (In Press). Experimental and Modeling Studies of Sorption of Ceria Nanoparticle on Microbial Biofilms. Bioresource Technology, 161, 109-117.
  • Rosenzweig, S., Sorial, G.A., Sahle-Demessie, E., McAvoy, D.C., and Aly Hassan, Ashraf (2014). (In Press). Effect of Chloride Ions and Water Chemistry on Copper(II) Adsorption on Functionalized and Pristine Carbon Nanotubes Compared to Activated Carbon F-400. Water Air Soil Pollut, 225.
  • Zehraoui, A., Kapoor, V., Wendell, D., and Sorial, G.A. (2014). (In Press). Impact of alternate use of methanol on n-hexane biofiltration and microbial community structure diversity. Biochemical Engineering Journal, 85, 110-118.
  • Li, Z., Aly Hassan, A., Sahle-Demessie, E., and Sorial, G.A. (2013). (In Press). Transport of nanoparticles with dispersant through biofilm coated drinking water sand filters. Water Research, 47, 6457-6466.
  • Yan, L., Fitzgerald, M., Khov, C., Schafermeyer, A., Kupferle, M.J., Sorial, G.A. (2013). (In Press). Elucidating the Role of phenolic Compounds in the effectiveness of DOM Adsorption on novel Tailored Activated Carbon. Journal of Hazardous Materials, 262, 100-105.
  • Zehraoui, A., Aly Hassan, A., and Sorial, G.A. (2013). (In Press). Biological Treatment of n-hexane and methanol in trickle bed air biofilters under acidic conditions. Biochemical Engineering Journal, 77, 129-135.
  • Yan, L., and Sorial, G.A. (2013). (In Press). Carbon Activation for Hampering Oligomerization of Phenolics in Multicomponent Systems. Water Air Soil Pollut, 224.
  • Noroozi, B. and Sorial, G.A. (2013). (In Press). Applicable Models for Multicomponent Adsorption of Dyes: A review. Journal of Environmental Sciences, 25 (3), 1-11.
  • Salih, H.H., Patterson, C.L., and Sorial, G.A. (2013). (In Press). Comparative Study on the Implication of Three Nanoparticles on the Removal of Trichloroethylene by Adsorption – Pilot and Rapid Small-Scale Column Tests. Water Air Soil Pollut, 224.
  • Rosenzweig, S., Sorial, G.A., Sahle-Demessie, E., and Mack, J. (2013). (In Press). Effect of acid and alcohol network forces within functionalized multiwall carbon nanotubes bundles on adsorption of copper II species. Chemosphere, 90 (2), 395-402.
  • Aly Hassan, A., Li, Z., Sahle-Demessie, E., and Sorial, G.A. (2013). (In Press). Computational Fluid Dynamics Simulation of Transport and Retention of Nanoparticle in Saturated Sand Filters. Journal of Hazardous Materials, 244, 251-258.
  • Salih, H.H., Sorial, G.A., Patterson, C.L, Sinha, R., and Radha Krishnan, E. (2012). (In Press). The Implication of Iron oxide Nanoparticles on the Removal of Trichloroethylene by Adsorption. Chemical Engineering Journal, 193, 422-428.
  • Salih, H.H., Sorial, G.A., Patterson, C.L, Sinha, R., and Radha Krishnan, E. (2012). (In Press). Removal of Trichloroethylene by Activated Carbon in the Presence and Absence of TiO2 Nanoparticle. Water Air Soil Pollut, 223, 2837-2847.
  • Zehraoui, A., Aly Hassan, A., and Sorial, G.A. (2012). (In Press). Effect of Methanol on the Biofiltration of n-Hexane. Journal of Hazardous Materials, 219, 176-182.
  • Yan, L. and Sorial, G.A. (2011). (In Press). Chemical Activation of Bituminous Coal for Hampering Oligomerization of Organic Contaminants. Journal of Hazardous Materials, 197, 311-319.
  • Salih, H.H., Patterson, C.L., Sorial, G.A., Sinha, R., and Krishnan R. (2011). (In Press). The Fate and Transport of the SiO2 Nanoparticles in a Granular Activated Carbon Bed and Their Impact on the Removal of VOCs. Journal of Hazardous Materials, 193C, 95-101.
  • Maghsoodloo, Sh., Noroozi, B., Haghi, A.K., and Sorial, G.A. (2011). (In Press). Consequence of Chitosan Treating on the Adsorption of Humic Acid by Granular Activated Carbon. Journal of Hazardous Materials, 191, 380-387.
  • Aly Hassan, A. and Sorial, G.A. (2011). (In Press). Treatment of Dynamic Mixture of Hexane and Benzene Vapors in a Trickle Bed Air Biofilter Integrated with Cyclic Adsorption/Desorption Beds. Chemosphere, 82 (4), 521-528.
  • Srinivasan, R. and Sorial, G.A. (2011). (In Press). Treatment of Taste and Odor Causing Compounds 2-Methyl Isoborneol and Geosmin in Drinking Water: A Critical Review. Journal of Environmental Sciences and Engineering, 23 (1), 1-13.
  • Aly Hassan, A. and Sorial, G.A. (2011). (In Press). Treatment of Benzene and n-Hexane Mixtures in Trickle Bed Air Biofilters. Air & Waste Management Association Journal, 61 (2), 201-210.
  • Li Z., Sahle-Demessie, E., Aly Hassan, A., and Sorial, G.A. (2011). (In Press). Transport and Deposition of CeO2 Nanoparticles in Water-saturated Porous Media. Water Research, 45 (11), 4409-4418.
  • Jasper, A., Salih, H.H., Sorial, G.A., Sinha, R., Krishnan, R., Patterson, C.L. (2010). (In Press). “Impact of Nanoparticles and Natural Organic Matter on the Removal of Organic Pollutants by Activated Carbon Adsorption,” . Environmental Engineering Science, 27 (1), 85.
  • Aly Hassan, A., Zehraoui, A., and Sorial, G.A." (2010). (In Press). "Achieving Stable Biological Oxidation of Erratic Waste Gas Streams by Utilizing Cyclic Adsorption/Desorption Beds,” . Journal of Advanced Oxidation Technologies, 13 (1), 9.
  • Aly Hassan, A. and Sorial, G.A. (2010). (In Press). “Biofiltration of n-hexane in the presence of benzene vapors,”. J Chem Technol Biotechnol, 85, 371.
  • Aly Hassan, A. and Sorial, G.A. (2010). (In Press). “A comparative study for destruction of n-hexane in Trickle Bed Air Biofilters,”. Chemical Engineering Journal, 162 (1), 227.
  • Kim, D. and Sorial, G.A. (2010). (In Press). “Nitrogen utilization and biomass yield in trickle bed air biofilters,”. Journal of Hazardous Materials, 182 (1-3), 358.
  • Aly Hassan, A. and Sorial, G.A. (2010). (In Press). “Removal of benzene under acidic conditions in a controlled Trickle Bed Air Biofilter,”. Journal of Hazardous Materials, 184 (1-3), 345.
  • Seo, Y., Lee, W., Sorial, G.A., and Bishop, P.L. (2009). (In Press). “The application of a mulch biofilm barrier for surfactant enhanced polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon bioremediation,” . Evironmental Pollution, 157, 95.
  • Aly Hassan, A. and Sorial, G.A. (2009). (In Press). “Biological Treatment of benzene in a controlled trickle bed air biofilter,” . Chemosphere, 75 (10), 1315.
  • Lu, Q. and Sorial, G.A. (2009). (In Press). “A Comparative Study of Multicomponent Adsorption of Phenolic Compounds on GAC and ACFs,” . Journal of Hazardous Materials, 167 (1-3), 89.
  • Srinivasan, R. and Sorial, G.A. (2009). (In Press). "Treatment of Perchlorate in Drinking Water: A Critical Review,” . Separation and Purification Technology, 69 (1), 7.
  • Koran, K.M., Venosa, A.D., Luedeker, C.C., Dunnigan, K., and Sorial, G.A. (2009). (In Press). “Development and Testing of a New Protocol for Evaluating the Effectiveness of Oil Spill Surface Washing Agents,”. Marine Pollution Bulletin, 58, 1903.
  • Srinivasan, R., Sorial, G., Sahle-Demessie, E. (2009). (In Press). “Removal of Perchlorate and Chlorate in Aquatic Systems Using Integrated Technologies,” . Environmental Engineering Science, 26 (11), 1661.
  • Srinivasan, R., Sorial, G.A. (2009). (In Press). “Adsorption of Geosmin and MIB on Activated Carbon Fibers – Single and Binary Solute System,”. Journal of Water, Air, and Soil Pollution: Focus, 9, 223.
  • Kim, D. and Sorial, G.A. (2009). (In Press). “Removal Characteristics and Mass Balance Analysis of Mixed VOCs in Trickle Bed Air Biofilter Using Backwashing Operation," . Journal of Korean Society For Atmospheric Environment, 25 (6), 503.
  • Noroozi, B., Sorial, G.A. (2008). (In Press). “Adsorption of Binary Mixtures of Cationic Dyes,” . Dyes and Pigments, 76 (3), 784.
  • Cai, Z., Sorial, G.A., Zhang, K., Saikaly, P., Zein, M.M., Oerther, D.B. (2008). (In Press). “Microbial Study for TBABs Treating Interchanged VOCs and their Mixtures,”. Journal of Water, Air, and Soil Pollution: Focus, 8, 311.
  • Aly Hassan, A. and Sorial, G.A. (2008). “n-Hexane Biodegradation in Trickle Bed Air Biofilter,” . Journal of Water, Air, and Soil Pollution: Focus, 8, 287.
  • Srinivasan, R., Sorial, G.A., Ononye, G., Husting, C., and Jackson, E." (2008). (In Press). "Elimination of Persistant Odorous Compounds from Drinking Water,” . Water Science and Technology: Water Supply, 8 (2), 121.
  • Noroozi, B., Sorial, G.A., and Haghi, A.K. (2008). (In Press). “Achievements in Textile Dyes Removal by Adsorption,” . Polymers Research Journal, 2 (1), 29.
  • Noroozi, B., Sorial, G.A., Bahrami, H., and Arami, M. (2007). (In Press). “Equilibrium and Kinetic Adsorption Study of a Cationic Dye by a Natural Adsorbent – Silkworm Pupa,” . Journal of Hazardous Materials, 139 (1-2), 167.
  • Cai, Z., Kim, D., and Sorial, G.A., (2007). (In Press). “Role of Biological Activity and Biomass Distribution in Air Biofilter Performance,” . Chemosphere, 66 (9), 1758.
  • Esperanza, M., Suidan, M.T., Marfil-Vega, R., Gonzalez, C., Sorial, G.A., McCauley, P., and Brenner R. (2007). (In Press). “Fate of Sex Hormones in Two Pilot-Scale Municipal Wastewater Treatment Plants: Conventional Treatment,” . Chemosphere, 66 (8), 1535.
  • Kim, D., Cai, Z., and Sorial, G.A. (2007). (In Press). “A Novel Integrated Scheme for Stabilizing Biological Oxidation Process Performance in Treating Waste Gas Streams,” . Journal of Advanced Oxidation Technologies, 10 (1), 151.
  • Cai, Z., Kim, D., and Sorial, G.A. (2007). (In Press). “Biological Oxidation of Gaseous VOC Mixtures in a Trickle-Bed Air Biofilter,”. Journal of Advanced Oxidation Technologies, 10 (1), 144.
  • Kim, D., Cai, Z., Sorial, G.A., Shin, H., and Knaebel K. (2007). (In Press). “Integrated Treatment Scheme of a Biofilter Preceded by a 2-Bed Adsorption Unit Treating Dynamic Toluene Loading,” . Chemical Engineering Journal, 130 (1), 45.
  • Cai, Z., Kim, D., and Sorial G.A. (2007). (In Press). “A Comparative Study in Treating Two VOC Mixtures in Trickle Bed Air Biofilters,” . Chemosphere, 68 (6), 1090.
  • Zhang, K., Choi, H., Wu, M., Sorial, G.A., Dionysiou, D., Oerther, D.B. (2007). (In Press). “An Ecology-based Analysis of Irreversible Biofouling in Membrane Bioreactors,” . Water Science and Technology, 55 (8), 395.
  • Lu, Q. and Sorial, G.A. (2007). (In Press). “The Effect of Functional Groups on Oligomerization of Phenolics on Activated Carbon,” . Journal of Hazardous Materials, 148 (1-2), 436.
  • Campo, P., Zhao, Y., Suidan, M.T., Venosa, A.D., and Sorial, G.A. (2007). (In Press). “Biodegradation Kinetics and Toxicity of Vegetable Oil Triacylglycerols under Aerobic Conditions,” . Chemosphere, 68 (11), 2054.
  • Huang, H. and Sorial, G.A. (2007). (In Press). ” Perchlorate Remediation in Aquatic Systems by Zero Valent Iron,” . Environmental Engineering Science, 24 (7), 926.
  • Srinivasan, R., Lu, Q., Sorial, G.A., Venosa, A.D., and Mullin, J. (2007). (In Press). “Dispersant Effectiveness of Heavy Fuel Oils Using the Baffled Flask Test,”. Environmental Engineering Science, 24 (9), 1307.
  • Campo, P., Sorial, G.A., Suidan, M.T., and Venosa, A.D. (2006). (In Press). “Statistical evaluation of an analytical GC/MS method for the determination of long chain fatty acids,”. Talanta, 68 (3), 888.
  • Zhang, K., Choi, H., Dionysiou, D., Sorial, G., and Oerther, D.B. " (2006). (In Press). "Identifying Pioneer Bacterial Species Responsible for Biofouling Membrane Bioreactors,”. Environmental Microbiology, 8 (3), 433.
  • Cai, Z., Kim, D., and Sorial, G.A., (2006). (In Press). “Performance and Microbial Diversity of Trickle-Bed Air Biofilter under Interchanging Contaminants,. Engineering Life Sciences, 6 (1), 37.
  • Cai, Z., Kim, D., and Sorial, G.A., (2006). (In Press). “Performance and Microbial Diversity of Trickle-Bed Air Biofilter under Interchanging Contaminants,. Engineering Life Sciences, 6 (1), 37.
  • Choi, H., Zhang, K., Dionysiou, D.D., Oerther, D. B., and Sorial, G.A. (2006). (In Press). “Effect of activated sludge properties and membrane operation conditions on fouling characteristics in membrane bioreactors,”. Chemosphere, 63 (10), 1699.
  • Huang, H. and Sorial, G.A. (2006). (In Press). “Statistical Evaluation of an Analytical IC Method for the Determination of Trace Level Perchlorate,” . Chemosphere, 64 (7), 98.
  • Kim, D., Cai, Z., and Sorial, G.A. (2006). (In Press). “Determination of Gas Phase adsorption Isotherms – A Simple Constant Volume Method,” . Chemosphere, 64 (8), 1362.
  • Cai, Z., Kim, D., and Sorial, G.A (2006). (In Press). “Performance of Trickle-Bed Air Biofilter under Adverse Operating Conditions: A Comparative Study of A Hydrophilic and a Hydrophobic Contaminant," . Journal of Water, Air, and Soil Pollution Focus, 6 (1-2), 57.
  • Chandrasekar, S., Sorial, G.A., and Weaver, J.W. (2006). “Dispersant Effectiveness on Oil Spills – Impact of Salinity,” . ICES Journal of Marine Science, 63 (8), 1418.
  • Lu, Q. and Sorial, G.A. (2005). (In Press). “Restricted Adsorbent PSD Hindered Oligomerization of Phenolic Compounds,” . Chemical Research in Toxicology, 18 (12), 1989.
  • Choi, H., Zhang, K., Dionysiou, D.D., Oerther, D.B., and Sorial, G.A. (2005). (In Press). “Influence of Cross-Flow Velocity on Membrane Performance during Filtration of Biological Suspension,”. Journal of Membrane Science, 248, 189.
  • Kim, D., Cai, Z., and Sorial, G.A. (2005). (In Press). “Evaluation of Trickle Bed Air Biofilter Performance under Periodic Stressed Operating Conditions as a Function of Styrene Loading,” . Journal of the Air and Waste Management Association, 55 (2), 200.
  • Chandrasekar, S., Sorial, G.A., and Weaver, J.W. (2005). (In Press). “Dispersant Effectiveness on Three Oils under Various Simulated Environmental Conditions,”. Environmental Engineering Science, 22 (3), 324.
  • Kim, D., Cai, Z., and Sorial, G.A. (2005). (In Press). “Behavior of Trickle Bed Air Biofilter for Toluene Removal: Effect of Adverse Operating Conditions,”. Environmental Progress, 24 (2), 155.
  • Choi, H., Zhang, K., Dionysiou, D.D., Oerther, D.B., and Sorial, G.A. (2005). (In Press). “Effect of Permeate Flux and Tangential Shear on Membrane Fouling for Wastewater Treatment,”. Separation and Purification Technology, 45 (1), 68.
  • Cai, Z., Kim, D., and Sorial, G.A. (2005). (In Press). “Removal of Methyl Isobutyl Ketone from Contaminated Air by Trickle-Bed Air Biofilter,” . Journal of Environmental Engineering, ASCE, 131 (9), 1322.
  • Kim, D., Cai, Z, Sorial, G.A (2005). (In Press). "Impact of Interchanging VOCs on the Performance of Trickle Bed Air Biofilter,”. Chemical Engineering Journal, 113 (2-3), 153.
  • Kim, D., Wang, Q., Sorial, G., Dionysiou, D., and Timberlake, D. (2004). (In Press). “A Model Approach for Evaluating Effects of Remedial Actions on Mercury Speciation and Transport in Aquatic Systems,” . The Science of the Total Environment, 327 (1-3), 1.
  • Sorial, G.A., Venosa, A.D., Miller, K.M., Holder, E., and King, D.W. (2004). (In Press). “Oil Spill Dispersant Effectiveness Protocol - Part I Impact of Operational Variables,”. Journal of Environmental Engineering, ASCE, 130 (10), 1073.
  • Sorial, G.A., Venosa, A.D., Miller, K.M., Holder, E., and King, D.W. (2004). (In Press). “Oil Spill Dispersant Effectiveness Protocol - Part II Performance of the Revised Protocol,” . Journal of Environmental Engineering, ASCE, 130 (10), 1085.
  • Palaniswamy, D., Sorial, G.A., and Maloney, S. (2004). (In Press). “Electrochemical Reduction of 2,4,6-Trinitrotoluene,” . Journal of Environmental Engineering, 21 (2), 203.
  • Ramakrishnan, B., Sorial, G. A., Speth, T., Zaffiro, A., Patterson, C., and Hand, D.W. (2004). (In Press). “ Remediation of MTBE from Drinking Water – Air Stripping and off Gas adsorption,” . Journal of the Air and Waste Management Association, 54 (5), 529.
  • Lu, Q. and Sorial, G. A. (2004). (In Press). “Adsorption of Phenolics on Activated Carbon – Impact of Pore Size and Molecular Oxygen,” . Chemosphere, 55 (5), 671.
  • Esperanza, M., Suidan, M.T., Nishimura, F., Wang, Z, Sorial, G.A., Zafiro, A., McCouley, P., Brenner, R., and Sayles, G. (2004). (In Press). “Determination of Sex Hormones and Nonylphenol Ethoxylates in the Aqueous Matrices of Two Pilot-Scale Municipal Wastewater Treatment Plants,” . Environmental Science and Technology, 38 (11), 3028.
  • Wang, Q., Kim, D., Dionysiou, D., Sorial, G., and Timberlake, D. (2004). (In Press). “Sources and Remediation for Mercury Contamination in Aquatic Systems – A Literature Review,” . Evironmental Pollution, 131 (2), 323.
  • Lu, Q. and Sorial, G.A. (2004). (In Press). “The Role of Adsorbent Pore Size Distribution in Multicomponent Adsorption on Activated Carbon,” . Carbon, 42 (15), 3133.
  • Cai, Z., Kim, D., and Sorial, G.A. (2004). (In Press). “Evaluation of Trickle Bed Air Biofilter Performance for MEK Removal,” . Journal of Hazardous Materials, 114 (1-3), 153.
  • Lu, Q. and Sorial, G. A. (2004). (In Press). “Impact of Pore Size on Competitive Adsorption of Phenolic Compounds,”. Water Science and Technology: Water Supply, 4 (5-6), 1.
  • Doppalapudi, R.B., Sorial, G.A., and Maloney, S.W. (2003). (In Press). “Electrochemical Reduction of 2,4-Dintrotoluene in a Continuous Flow Laboratory Scale Reactor,” . Journal of Environmental Engineering, ASCE, 129 (3), 192.
  • Doppalapudi, R., Palaniswamy, D., Sorial, G., and Maloney, S. (2003). (In Press). “Electrochemical Pilot Scale Study for Reduction of 2,4 DNT,” . Water Science and Technology, 47 (9), 173.
  • Smith, F.L., Sorial, G.A., Suidan, M.T., Biswas, P., and Brenner, R.C. (2002). (In Press). “Development and Demonstration of an Explicit Lumped Parameter Biofilter Model and Design Equation Incorporating Monod Kinetics,” . Air and Waste Management Association Journal, 52 (2), 174.
  • Doppalapudi, R.B., Sorial, G.A., and Maloney, S.W. (2002). (In Press). “Electrochemical Reduction of Simulated Munition Wastewater in a Bench Scale Batch Reactor,” . Environmental Engineering Science, 19 (2), 115.
  • Venosa, A.D., King, D.W., and Sorial, G.A. (2002). (In Press). “The Baffled Flask Test for Dispersant Effectiveness: A Round Robin Evaluation of Reproducibility and Repeatability,” . Spill Science & Technology Bulletin, 7 (5-6), 299.
  • Sorial, G.A., Smith, F.L., Suidan, M.T., and Brenner, R.C. (2001). (In Press). “Removal of Ammonia from Contaminated Air by Trickle Bed Air Biofilters”, . Air and Waste Management Association Journal, 51 (5), 756.
  • Koran, K.M., Suidan, M.T., Khodadoust, A.P., Sorial, G.A., and Brenner, R.C. (2001). (In Press). “Effectiveness of an Anaerobic Granular Activated Carbon Fluidized-Bed Bioreactor to Treat Soil Wash Fluids: A Proposed Strategy of Remediating PCP/PAH Contaminated Soils,” . Water Research, 35 (10), 2363.
  • Khodadoust, A.P., Sorial , G.A., Wilson, G.J., Suidan, M.T., Griffiths, R.A., and Brenner, R.C. (1999). (In Press). “A Pilot-Scale Integrated System for Remediation of Soils Contaminated with Wood Preserving Wastes,” . Journal of Environmental Engineering, ASCE, 125 (11), 1033.
  • Khodadoust, A.P., Suidan, M.T., Sorial , G.A., Dionysiou, D.D., and Brenner, R.C. (1999). (In Press). “Desorption of Pentachlorophenol from Soils Using Mixed Solvents,” . Environmental Science and Technology, 33, 4483.
  • Sorial, G.A., Smith, F.L., Suidan, M.T., Pandit, A., Biswas, P., and Brenner, R.C. (1998). (In Press). "Evaluation of Trickle Bed Air Biofilter Performance for Styrene Removal,”. Water Research, 32 (5), 1593.
  • Smith, F.L., Sorial, G.A., Suidan, M.T., Pandit, A., Biswas, P., and Brenner, R.C. (1998). (In Press). “Evaluation of Trickle Bed Air Biofilter Performance as a Function of Inlet VOC Concentration, Loading, and Biomass Control,” . Air and Waste Management Association Journal, 48 (7), 627.
  • Miller, K.M., Suidan, M.T., Sorial, G.A., Khodadoust, A.P., Acheson, C.M., and Brenner, R.C. (1998). (In Press). “Anaerobic Treatment of Soil Wash Fluids from a Wood Preserving Site,” . Water Science and Technology, 38 (7), 63.
  • Sorial, G.A., Smith, F.L., Suidan, M.T., Biswas, P., and Brenner, R.C (1997). (In Press). "Performance of Peat Biofilter - Impact of EBRT, Temperature, and Toluene Loading". Journal of Hazardous Materials, 53, 19.
  • Sorial, G.A., Smith, F.L., Suidan, M.T., Pandit, A., Biswas, P., and Brenner, R.C (1997). (In Press). "Evaluation of Trickle Bed Air Biofilter Performance for BTEX Removal". Journal of Environmental Engineering, ASCE, 123 (6), 530.
  • Alonso, C., Suidan, M.T., Sorial, G.A., Smith, F.L., Biswas, P., Smith, P.J., and Brenner, R.C. (1997). (In Press). “Gas Treatment in Trickle-Bed Biofilters: Biomass, How much is Enough?” . Biotechnology and Bioengineering, 54 (6), 583.
  • Smith, F.L., Sorial, G.A., Suidan, M.T., Breen, A.W., Biswas, P., and Brenner, R.C. (1996). (In Press). "Development of Two Biomass Control Strategies for Extended, Stable Operation of Highly Efficient Biofilters with High Toluene Loading” . Environmental Science & Technology, 30, 1744.
  • Cerminara, P.J., Sorial, G.A., Papadimas, S.P., Suidan, M.T., and Speth, T.F. (1995). (In Press). "Effect of Influent Oxygen Concentration on GAC Adsorption of VOCs in the Presence of BOM" . Water Research, 29 (2), 409.
  • Warta, C.L., Papadimas, S.P., Sorial, G.A., Suidan, M.T., and Speth, M.T. (1995). (In Press). "The Effect of Molecular Oxygen on the Activated Carbon Adsorption of Natural Organic Matter in Ohio River Water" . Water Research, 29 (2), 551.
  • Sorial, G.A., Smith, F.L., Suidan, M.T., Biswas, P., and Brenner, R.C. (1995). (In Press). "Evaluation of Trickle Bed Biofilter Media for Toluene Removal". Journal of the Air and Waste Management Association, 45 (10), 801.
  • Sorial, G.A., Papadimas, S.P., Suidan, M.T., and Speth, T.F. (1994). (In Press). "Competitive Adsorption of VOCs and BOM - Oxic and Anoxic Environments" . Water Research, 28 (9), 1907.
  • Sorial, G.A., Cerminara, P.J., Papadimas, S.P., Suidan, M.T., and Speth, T.F. (1994). (In Press). "Competitive Adsorption of VOCs and BOM - Role of Molecular Oxygen" . J. AWWA, 86 (3), 80.
  • Sorial, G.A., Smith, F.L., Smith, P.J., Suidan, M.T., Biswas, P., and Brenner, R.C. (1994). (In Press). "Evaluation of Biofilter Media for Treatment of Air Streams Containing VOCs" . Water Environment & Technology, 6 (4), 50.
  • Vidic, R.C., Suidan, M.T., Sorial, G.A., and Brenner, R.C. (1994). (In Press). "Effect of Molecular Oxygen on the Adsorptive Capacity and Extraction Efficiency of Granulated Activated Carbon for Three Ortho-substituted Phenols". Journal of Hazardous Materials, 38, 373.
  • Sorial, G.A., Suidan, M.T., Vidic, R.D., and Brenner, R.C. (1993). (In Press). "Effect of GAC Characteristics on Adsorption of Organic Pollutants". J. Water Environment Research, 65 (1), 53.
  • Vidic, R. D., Suidan, M. T., Sorial, G. A., and Brenner, R.C. (1993). (In Press). "Molecular Oxygen and the Adsorption of Phenols - Effect of Functional Groups.". J. Water Environment Research, 65 (2), 156.
  • Sorial, G.A., Suidan, M.T., Vidic, R.D., and Maloney, S.W. (1993). (In Press). "Competitive Adsorption of Phenols on GAC I. Adsorption Equilibrium" . Journal of Environmental Engineering, ASCE, 119 (6), 1026.
  • Sorial, G.A., Suidan, M.T., Vidic, R.D., and Maloney, S.W. (1993). (In Press). "Competitive Adsorption of Phenols on GAC II. Adsorption Dynamics under Anoxic Conditions" . Journal of Environmental Engineering, ASCE, 119 (6), 1044.
  • Vidic, R.D., Sorial, G.A., Papadimas, S.P., Suidan, M.T., and Speth, T.F. (1992). (In Press). "Molecular Oxygen Effect on the Scale-up of GAC Adsorbers". J. AWWA, 84 (8), 98.
  • Sorial, G.A., and Granville, W.H. (1988). (In Press). "Binary Adsorption Equilibrium on 4A Molecular Sieves". Arab Gulf Scient. Res. Math. Phys. Sci., A6 (3), 399.
  • Hamed, O.A., and Sorial, G.A. (1984). (In Press). "Forced Convective Heat Transfer in the Condensation of Pure Vapor Jets on a Vertical Tube". Arab Gulf J. Scient. Res., 2 (2), 731.
  • Sorial, G.A., Granville, W.H., and Daly, W.O. (1983). (In Press). "Adsorption Equilibria for Oxygen and Nitrogen Gas Mixtures on 5A Molecular Sieves". Chem Engng Sci, 38, 1517.

Published Abstracts

  • Aly Hassan, A. and Sorial, G.A. (10/28/2010). (In Press). “Treatment of n-hexane and benzene mixture in an integrated Scheme of Cyclic Adsorption/ Desorption Beds and Trickle Bed Air Biofilter,” [Abstract]. Proceedings of 2010 Duke-UAM Conference on Biofiltration For Air Pollution Control.
  • Zehraoui, A., Aly Hassan, A., Langenkamp, P., and Sorial, G.A. (10/28/2010). (In Press). “Enhanced Biofiltration of n-Hexane in the presence of Methanol vapors,” [Abstract]. Proceedings of 2010 Duke-UAM Conference on Biofiltration For Air Pollution Control.
  • Salih, H., Sorial, G.A., Sinha, R., Krishnan, R., and Patterson, C. (09/19/2010). (In Press). “The fate and transport of the TiO2 Nanoparticles in a GAC bed and their impact on TCE adsorption,” [Abstract]. Proceedings of IWA World Water Congress & Exhibition.
  • Li, Z, Sahle-Demessie, E., Aly Hassan, A., and Sorial, G.A. (09/19/2010). (In Press). "Investigation of Transport and Retention of Cerium Oxide Nanoparticles Through Porous Media,” [Abstract]. Proceedings of IWA World Water Congress & Exhibition.
  • Aly Hassan, A., Zehraoui, A., and Sorial, G.A. (06/25/2010). (In Press). “Integrated Scheme of Cyclic Adsorption/ Desorption Beds and Trickle Bed Air Biofilter treating a mixture of n-hexane and benzene,”[Abstract]. Proceedings of 103rd A & WMA Annual Meeting.
  • Langenkamp, P., Zehraoui, A., Aly Hassan, A., and Sorial, G.A. (06/22/2010). (In Press). “Degradation of n-Hexane and Methanol Solution in a Trickle Bed Air Biofilter,” [Abstract]. Proceedings of 103rd A & WMA Annual Meeting.
  • Aly Hassan, A., Zehraoui, A., and Sorial, G.A. (03/21/2010). (In Press). “Utilization of Trickling Bed Air Biofilter in the Treatment of VOCs & Odors,”[Abstract]. Proceedings of WEF/A & WMA Odors & Air Pollutants Conference 2010.
  • Aly Hassan, A. and Sorial, G.A. (09/26/2009). (In Press). "Biofiltration of n-hexane in the presence of different levels of benzene vapors”[Abstract]. Proceedings of Biotechniques For Air Pollution Control.
  • Aly Hassan, A. and Sorial, G.A. (06/16/2009). (In Press). “Trickle Bed Air Biofilter treating a mixture of n-hexane and benzene,"[Abstract]. Proceedings of the 102nd A & WMA Annual Meeting.
  • Aly Hassan, A. and Sorial, G.A. (10/22/2008). (In Press). “A Comparative Study for Destruction of Benzene in Trickle Bed Air Biofilters”,[Abstract]. Proceedings of the 2008 USC-UAM Conference on Biofiltration For Air Pollution Control,.
  • Aly Hassan, A. and Sorial, G.A. (07/28/2008). (In Press). “Benzene Biodegradation in Trickle Bed Air Biofilters”, [Abstract]. Proceedings of the 4th International Conference on Environmental Science and Technology,.
  • Aly Hassan, A. and Sorial, G.A. (06/23/2008). (In Press). “A Comparative Study for Destruction of Hydrophobic VOCs in Trickle Bed Air Biofilters,”[Abstract]. Proceedings of 101th A & WMA Annual Meeting.
  • Jasper, A., Sorial, G.A., Sinha, R., Krishnan, R., and Patterson, C.L. (05/13/2008). (In Press). "Removal of Organic Pollutants by Activated Carbon Adsorption – Impact of Nanoparticles and NOM,” [Abstract]. Proceedings of World Environmental & Water Resources Congress.
  • Nagarajan, K.R., Deshpande, N., Sorial, G.A., and Weaver, J.W. (05/04/2008). (In Press). “Dispersant Effectiveness on Oil Spills – Empirical Correlations,”[Abstract]. Proceedings of the 2008 International Oil Spill Conference.
  • Soled, S.W., Sorial, G.A., McNerney, P., and Husting, C. (10/10/2007). (In Press). “Creating High School Student Environmental Engineers,” [Abstract]. Proceedings of the 37th ASEE/IEEE Frontiers in Education Conference.
  • Kukreti, A.R., Sorial, G.A., Lu, M., Wie, H., Fowler, T.W., Soled, S.W., and McNerney, P. (09/03/2007). (In Press). “An Integrated STEM Research and Professional Development Project for Teachers,” [Abstract]. Proceedings of the International Conference on Engineering Education & #8211; ICEE 2007.
  • Aly Hassan, A. and Sorial, G.A. (06/26/2007). (In Press). “Enhancing the Destruction of Hydrophobic VOCs in Trickle Bed Air Biofilters,” [Abstract]. Proceedings of the 100th A & WMA Annual Meeting,.
  • Cai, Z. and Sorial, G.A. (03/21/2007). (In Press). “Integrated Cyclic Adsorption/Desorption Beds and Biofiltration for Effective Control of VOCs,”[Abstract]. Proceedings of the 37th Mid-Atlantic Industrial and Hazardous Waste Conference.
  • Sorial, G.A. and Cai, Z. (03/21/2007). (In Press). "Integrated Cyclic Adsorption/Desorption Beds and Biofiltration for Effective Control of VOCs,”[Abstract]. Proceedings of the 37th Mid-Atlantic Industrial & Hazardous Waste Conference.
  • Hassan, A.A. and Sorial, G.A. (03/21/2007). (In Press). “Biodegradation of n-Hexane in Trickle Bed Air Biofilters,” in [Abstract]. Proceedings of the 37th Mid-Atlantic Industrial & Hazardous Waste Conference.
  • Srinivasan, R. and Sorial, G.A. (03/21/2007). (In Press). “Removal of Perchlorate from Water Using Integrated Technologies,” [Abstract]. Proceedings of the 37th Mid-Atlantic Industrial & Hazardous Waste Conference.
  • Cai, Z. and Sorial, G.A. (10/18/2006). (In Press). “Effective Control of Gaseous VOC Mixture in a TBAB Coupled with Cyclic Adsorption/Desorption Beds,”[Abstract]. Proceedings of 2006 USC-TRG Conference on Biofiltration For Air Pollution Control.
  • Zhang, K., Choi, H., Wu, M., Lu, T., Sorial, G.A., Dionysiou, D.D., and Oerther, D.B. (09/10/2006). (In Press). “Ecology-based analysis of irreversible biofouling in membrane bioreactors,”[Abstract]. Proceedings of the Symposium on Structure, Interactions, and Reactivity at Microbial Surfaces, Division of Colloid and Surface Chemistry, 232nd American Chemical Society (ACS) National Meeting.
  • Srinivasan, R., Huang, H., and Sorial, G.A. (08/19/2006). (In Press). “Removal of Perchlorate by Zero Valent Iron under Different Environmental Conditions,” [Abstract]. Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Environmental Science and Technology.
  • Cai, Z. and Sorial, G.A. (08/19/2006). (In Press). “Integrated Cyclic Two Bed Adsorption and TBAB for VOC Emission Control,” [Abstract]. Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Environmental Science and Technology.
  • Cai, Z., Kim, D., and Sorial, G.A. (08/19/2006). (In Press). “Trickle Bed Air Biofilter Performance for Removal of Multicomponent VOCs,”[Abstract]. Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Environmental Science and Technology.
  • Cai, Z, Kim, D., and Sorial, G.A. (06/20/2006). (In Press). “Performance of a Trickle Bed Air Biofilter for Removal of Paint Booth VOcs Mixture,”[Abstract]. Proceedings of the 99th A & WMA Annual Meeting.
  • Kim, D. Cai, Z., and Sorial, G.A. (06/20/2006). (In Press). “Cyclic Operation of Two Fixed Beds Adsorption Systems as Load Equilization for Air Biofiltration System,” in [Abstract]. Proceedings of the 99th A & WMA Annual Meeting.
  • Cai, Z. and Sorial, G.A. (06/20/2006). (In Press). “Treatment of VOCs Mixturein a Trickling Bed Air Biofilter Integrated with Cyclic Adsorption/Desorption Beds,”[Abstract]. Proceedings of the 99th A & WMA Annual Meeting.
  • Zhang, K., Choi, H., Sorial, G., Dionysiou, D., and Oerther, D.B. " (10/29/2005). (In Press). Examining the Initiation of Biofouling in Membrane Bioreactors Treating Pulp and Paper Wastewater,"[Abstract]. Proceedings of the WEFTEC 05.
  • Deshpande, N., Chandrasekar, S., Sorial, G.A., and Weaver, J.M. (09/20/2005). (In Press). “Dispersant Effectiveness on Oil Spills – Impact of Environmental Factors,” [Abstract]. Proceedings of the International Council For the Exploration of the Sea Held in.
  • Zhang, K., Choi, H., Sorial, G., Dionysiou, D., and Oerther, D.B. " (07/17/2005). (In Press). Identifying Bacterial Populations Highly correlated with Irreversible Membrane Biofouling in MBR Systems,"[Abstract]. Proceedings of the 4th Activated Sludge Population Dynamics Meeting, International Water Association.
  • Kim, D., Cai, Z., and Sorial, G.A. (06/21/2005). (In Press). “Feasibility of Adsorption/Desorption Cycles in a Two-Bed Adsorption Unit for Dampening Biofilter Performance Fluctuation,” [Abstract]. Proceedings of 98th A & WMA Annual Conference and Exhibition.
  • Cai, Z., Kim, D., Saikaly, P., Zein, M., Sorial, G.A., and Oerther, D.B. (06/21/2005). (In Press). “Effect of VOCs Interchanging on Performance and Microbial Diversity in Trickle-Bed Air Biofilter,” [Abstract]. Proceedings of 98th A & WMA Annual Conference and Exhibition.
  • Koran, K.M., Venosa, A.D., Vyas, S., and Sorial, G.A. (05/15/2005). (In Press). "Development of a Surfaces Washing Agent Effectiveness Protocol,” [Abstract]. Proceedings of the 2005 International Oil Spill Conference.
  • Kim, D., Cai, Z., and Sorial, G.A. (01/23/2005). (In Press). “Performance of Trickle-Bed Air Biofilter Under Interchanging Contaminants,” [Abstract]. Proceedings of the 1st International Conference on Environmental Science and Technology.
  • Lu, Q. and Sorial, G.A. (01/23/2005). (In Press). “The Role of Adsorbent Pore Size Distribution in Hampering Oligomerization of Phenolics,” [Abstract]. Proceedings of the 1st International Conference on Environmental Science and Technology.
  • Sinha, R., Krishnan, R., Ramakrishnan, B., Sorial, G., Patterson, C.L., and Haught, R.C. (01/23/2005). (In Press). “Evaluation of MTBE Destruction and Byproducts Formation by Using Advanced Oxidation Processes,” [Abstract]. Proceedings of the 1st International Conference on Environmental Science and Technology.
  • Ramakrishnan, B., Sorial, G.A., Patterson, C., Haught, R., and Sinha, R. (10/24/2004). (In Press). “A Comparative Pilot-Scale Evaluation of Advanced Oxidation Processes for Destruction of MTBE,” [Abstract]. Proceedings of the 10th International Conference on Advanced Oxidation Technologies For Water and Air Remediation.
  • Kim, D., Cai, Z., and Sorial, G.A. (10/20/2004). (In Press). “Impact of Interchanging VOCs on the Performance of Trickle-Bed Air Biofilter,” [Abstract]. Proceedings of 2004 USC-CSC-TRG Conference on Biofiltration For Air Pollution Control.
  • Cai, Z., Kim, D., and Sorial, G.A. (10/08/2004). (In Press). “Performance of Trickle-Bed Air Biofilter under Adverse Operating Conditions: A Comparative Study of Hydrophilic and Hydrophobic Contaminants,” [Abstract]. Proceedings of the 36th Mid-Atlantic Industrial & Hazardous Waste Conference.
  • Zhang, H. and Sorial, G.A. (10/08/2004). (In Press). “Electrochemical Degradation of 4-Chlorophenol,” [Abstract]. Proceedings of the 36th Mid-Atlantic Industrial & Hazardous Waste Conference.
  • Lu, Q. and Sorial, G.A. (10/08/2004). (In Press). “FTIR and GC/MS Investigations for Determining Phenolic Compounds Attachments on the Surface of ACFs,”[Abstract]. Proceedings of the 36th Mid-Atlantic Industrial & Hazardous Waste Conference.
  • Zhang, K., Choi, H., Sorial, G., Dionysiou, D., and Oerther, D. (10/02/2004). (In Press). “Examining the Initiation of Biofouling in Membrane Bioreactors Treating Pulp and Paper Wastewater,” [Abstract]. Proceedings of WEFTEC 04.
  • Lu, Q., Sorial, G. (09/19/2004). (In Press). “Impact of Pore Size on Competitive Adsorption of Phenolic Compounds,” [Abstract]. Proceedings of the 4th World Water Congress International Water Association.
  • Ramakrishnan, B., Sorial, G.A., Patterson, C., Haught, R., and Sinha, R. (08/22/2004). (In Press). “Pilot-scale Advanced Oxidation Study for Treatment of MTBE-contaminated Drinking Water,” [Abstract]. Proceedings of the 228th ACS National Meeting.
  • Kim, D., Cai, Z, and Sorial, G.A. (06/22/2004). (In Press). “Evaluation of Trickle Bed Air Biofilter Performance for Removal of Paint Booth VOCs under Stressed Operating Conditions,” [Abstract]. Proceedings of the 97th A & WMA Annual Conference and Exhibition.
  • Choi, H., Zhang, K., Dionysiou, D.D., Oerther, D.B., and Sorial, G.A. (06/07/2004). (In Press). “Membrane Filtration Performance with Activated Sludge of CSTR and PFR for the Treatment of Paper Mill Wastewater,” [Abstract]. Proceedings of IWA Water Environment Membrane Technology Conference,.
  • Kim, D., Cai, Z., and Sorial, G.A. (04/25/2004). (In Press). “Behavior of Trickle Bed Air Biofilter for VOCs Removal: Effect of Non-Use Periods,” [Abstract]. Proceedings of the AIChE Spring National Meeting.
  • Kim, D., Cai, Z., Sorial, G., Tallin, S., and Meunier, J. (01/05/2004). (In Press). “Characterization of Trickle-Bed Air Biofilter Performance for Removal of VOCs under Stressed Operating Conditions,” [Abstract]. Proceedings of the 2004 NSF Design, Service, and Manufacturing Grantees and Research Conference.
  • Lu, Qi and Sorial, G. (11/16/2003). (In Press). "Binary Adsorption of Phenolic Compounds on Activated Carbon Fibers,” [Abstract]. Proceedings of the AIChE 2003 Annual Meeting.
  • Lu, Qi and Sorial, G. (10/25/2003). (In Press). “The Adsorption Behavior of Multicomponent Phenolic Compounds on Activated Carbon Fibers” [Abstract]. Proceeding of the 35th Mid-Atlantic Industrial and Hazardous Waste Conference.
  • Wang, Q., Kim, D., Dionysiou, D., Sorial, G., and Timberlake, D. (09/07/2003). (In Press). “Mercury Pollution in Natural waters,” [Abstract]. Proceedings of the 226th ACS National Meeting.
  • Chandrasekar, S., Sorial, G.A., and Weaver, J.M. (04/06/2003). (In Press). “Determining Dispersant Effectiveness Data for a Suite of Environmental Conditions,” [Abstract]. Proceedings of International Oil Spill Conference.
  • Sorial, G.A., Palaniswamy, D., and Maloney, S. (03/23/2003). (In Press). “ Electrochemical Reduction of nitroaromatics in a Continuous Flow Reactor,” [Abstract]. Proceedings of 225th American Chemical Society National Meeting,.
  • Chandrasekar, S., Sorial, G.A., and Weaver, J.M. (03/23/2003). (In Press). “Dispersant Effectiveness on Three Oils under Various Simulated Environmental Conditions,” [Abstract]. Proceedings of 225th American Chemical Society National Meeting.
  • Palaniswamy, D., Sorial, G., and Maloney, S. (11/03/2002). (In Press). “Electrochemical Reduction of 2,4,6 TNT in a Continuous Flow Reactor,”[Abstract]. Proceedings of AIChE 2002 Annual Meeting.
  • Ramakrishnan, B., Sorial, G., Patterson, C., Speth, T., Clark, P. , and Hand, D. (11/03/2002). (In Press). “Air Stripping and Off-Gas Adsorption for the Removal of MTBE from Drinking Water,”[Abstract]. Proceedings of AIChE 2002 Annual Meeting.
  • Sorial, G., Doppalapudi, R., Palaniswamy, D., and Maloney, S. (10/18/2002). (In Press). “Continuous Electrochemical Bench Scale Study for Reduction of 2,4 DNT,” [Abstract]. Proceedings of 224th American Chemical Society National Meeting, 42 (2), 511.
  • Palaniswamy, D., Sorial, G., and Maloney, S. (09/20/2002). (In Press). “Electrochemical Reduction of Organic Energetic Compounds,” [Abstract]. Proceedings of the 34th Mid-Atlantic Industrial & Hazardous Waste Conference.
  • Doppalapudi, R., Palaniswamy, D., Sorial, G., and Maloney, S. (04/07/2002). (In Press). “Electrochemical Pilot Scale Study for Reduction of 2,4-DNT,” [Abstract]. Proceedings of IWA 3rd World Water Congress.
  • Doppalapudi, R., Palaniswamy, D., Sorial, G., and Maloney, S. (10/13/2001). (In Press). “Electro Chemical Reduction of Munitions Wastewater,”[Abstract]. Proceedings of the WEFTEC 2001.
  • Doppalapudi, R., Palaniswamy, D., Sorial, G., and Maloney, S. (06/26/2001). (In Press). “Electrochemical Reduction of Simulated Munitions Wastewater –Testing of Pilot Scale Reactor,” [Abstract]. Proceedings of the First International Conference on Oxidation and Reduction Technologies For In-Situ Treatment of Soil and Groundwater.
  • Sorial, G.A., Venosa, A.D., Koran, K.M., Holder, E., and King, D.W. (03/26/2001). (In Press). ”Development of a Rational Oil Spill Dispersant Effectiveness Protocol,”[Abstract]. Proceedings of the International Oil Spill Conference 2001.
  • Venosa, A.D., Sorial, G.A., and King, D.W. (03/26/2001). (In Press). “Round-Robin Testing of a New EPA Dispersant Effectiveness Protocol,”[Abstract]. Proceedings of the International Oil Spill Conference 2001.
  • Venosa, A.D., Sorial, G.A., and Suidan, M.T. (03/11/1999). (In Press). “Research Leading to Revisions in EPA’s Dispersant Effectiveness Protocol,” [Abstract]. Proceedings of the International Oil Spill Conference.
  • Khodadoust, A.P., Sorial, G.A., Suidan, M.T., Griffiths, R., and Brenner, R.C. (10/03/1998). (In Press). “Countercurrent Solvent Washing of Soils Contaminated with Wood Preserving Wastes: Bench Scale and Pilot Scale Studies,”[Abstract]. in Proceedings of Session 23 of WEF 71st Annual Conference.
  • Miller, K.M., Suidan, M.T., Sorial, G.A., Khodadoust, A.P., Acheson, C.M., and Brenner, R.C. (10/03/1998). (In Press). “Anaerobic Treatment of Wood Preserving Contaminants from a Soil Wash Process,” [Abstract]. Proceedings of Session 69 of WEF 71st Annual Conference.
  • Zhu, X., Suidan, M.T, Sorial, G.A., Kim, B.J, and Kim, B.R. (1997). (In Press). “Role of Phosphorous in Trickle-Bed Biofilters,” [Abstract]. Proceedings of the Water Environment Federation 70th Annual Conference and Exposition, Facility Operations Symposia, Volume X.
  • Sorial, G.A., Smith, F.L., Suidan, M.T., Pandit, A., Biswas, P., and Brenner, R.C. (10/27/1996). (In Press). “ Operation and Performance of Trickle Bed Air Biofilters” [Abstract]. Proceedings World Environmental Congress (WORLD '96).
  • Sorial, G.A., Smith, F.L., Suidan, M.T., Pandit, A., Biswas, P., and Brenner, R.C. (1996). (In Press). ”Trickle Bed Air Biofilter Performance for Treatment of Contaminated Air,” [Abstract]. Proceedings 1996 Conference on Biofiltration Sponsored by University of Southern California, 13.
  • Smith, F.L., Sorial, G.A., Suidan, M.T., Pandit, A., Biswas, P., and Brenner, R.C. (07/23/1995). (In Press). "Management of High-Rate Trickle Bed Biofilters" [Abstract]. Proceedings of the 1995 ASCE-CSCE Environmental Engineering Conference, 489.
  • Sorial, G. A., Smith, F.L., Pandit, A., Suidan, M.T., Biswas, P., and Brenner, R.C. (06/18/1995). (In Press). "Performance of Trickle Bed Biofilters Under High Toluene Loading "[Abstract]. Paper Number 95-TA9B.04, Presented at the 88th Annual Meeting & Exhibition of Air & Waste Management Association.
  • Smith, F. L., Sorial, G. A., Suidan, M. T., Amit Pandit, Biswas, P., and Brenner, R.C. (1995). (In Press). "Operation and Optimization of Granular Air Biofilters"[Abstract]. US EPA Symposium on Bioremediation of Hazardous Wastes: Research, Development, and Field Evaluations, 53.
  • Smith, F.L., Sorial, G.A., Suidan, M.T., Pandit, A., Biswas, P., Brenner, R.C. (1995). (In Press). “Further Evaluation of Trickle Bed Biofilter Performance as a Function of Loading, Residence Time, and Biomass Control”[Abstract]. Paper Number 9510005, Proceedings of the Water Environment Federation 68th Annual Conference and Exposition, Facility Operations Symposia, Volume X.
  • Alonso, C., Smith, P.J., Suidan, M.T., Sorial, G., Biswas, P., Smith, F.L., and Brenner, R.C. (1995). (In Press). “Gas Treatment in Trickle Bed Biofilters: A modeling Approach and Experimental Study”[Abstract]. Paper Number 9549002, Proceedings of the Water Environment Federation 68th Annual Conference and Exposition, Research Symposia Volume I.
  • Smith, F.L., Sorial, G.A., Suidan, M.T., Biswas, P., and Brenner, R.C. (1995). (In Press). "Development of High-Rate Trickle Bed Biofilter"[Abstract]. 21st Annual U.S. EPA RREL Research Symposium, 38.
  • Sorial, G. A., Smith, F.L., Suidan, M.T., Biswas, P., and Brenner, R.C. (06/19/1994). (In Press). "Evaluation of the Performance of Trickle Bed Biofilters - Impact of Periodic Removal of Accumulated Biomass"[Abstract]. Paper Number 94-RA115A.05, Presented at the 87th Annual Meeting & Exhibition of Air & Waste Management Association.
  • Sorial, G. A., Smith, F.L., Suidan, M.T., Biswas, P., and Brenner, R.C. (06/19/1994). (In Press). "Evaluation of the Performance of Trickle Bed Biofilters - Impact of Periodic Removal of Accumulated Biomass"[Abstract]. Paper Number 94-RA115A.05, Presented at the 87th Annual Meeting & Exhibition of Air & Waste Management Association.
  • Smith, F. L., Sorial, G. A., Suidan, M. T., Biswas, P., and Brenner, R. (1994). (In Press). "Pilot-Scale Evaluation of Alternative Biofilter Attachment Media for Treatment of VOCs"[Abstract]. EPA Symposium on Bioremediation of Hazardous Wastes: Research, Development, and Field Evaluations, 89.
  • Smith, F. L., Sorial, G. A., Suidan, M. T., Biswas, P., and Brenner, R.C. (1994). (In Press). "Trickle Bed Biofilter Performance: Biomass Control and N-nutrient Effects" [Abstract]. Proceedings of the Water Environment Federation 67th Annual Conference and Exposition, Facility Operations Symposia, Volume X,, 553.
  • Sorial, G.A., Smith, F.L., Smith, P.J., Suidan, M.T., Biswas, P., and Brenner, R.C. (06/13/1993). (In Press). "Development of Aerobic Biofilter Design Criteria for Treating VOCs"[Abstract]. Paper Number 93-TP-52A.04, Presented at the 86th Annual Meeting & Exhibition of Air & Waste Management Association.
  • Sorial, G.A., Smith, F.L., Smith, P.J., Suidan, M.T., Biswas, P., and Brenner, R.C. (1993). "Evaluation of Biofilter Media for Treatment of Air Streams Containing VOCs"[Abstract]. Proceedings of the Water Environment Federation 66th Annual Conference and Exposition, Facility Operations Symposia Volume X, 429.
  • Smith, F.L., Sorial, G.A., Smith, P.J., Suidan, M.T., Biswas, P., and Brenner, R.C. (1993). (In Press). "Preliminary Evaluation of Attachment Media For Gas Phase Biofilters" [Abstract]. EPA Symposium on Bioremediation of Hazardous Wastes: Research, Development, and Field Evaluations, 115.
  • Sorial, G.A., Suidan, M.T., Vidic, R.D., and Maloney, S.W. (1992). (In Press). "Multicomponent Adsorption on GAC - Oxygen Mediated Reversal of Breakthrough Patterns"[Abstract]. 65th Annual Conference and Exposition, Water Environment Federation, Research Symposia Volume I, 15.
  • Vidic, R.D., Sorial, G.A., Papadimas, S.P., Suidan, M.T., and Speth, T.F. (1991). (In Press). " GAC Adsorption of a Mixture of Natural Organic Matter and VOCs in the Presence and Absence of Molecular Oxygen"[Abstract]. AWWA Annual Conference Proceedings, 613.

Book Chapters

  • Sorial, G.A. and Noroozi, B. (2010). (In Press). Improvement of Engineering Students Education by E-learning. In R. Luppicini and A.K. Haghi (Eds.), Cases on Digital Technologies in Higher Education: Issues and Challenges (pp.150). Hershey, PA: IGI Global .
  • Aly Hassan, A. and Sorial, G.A. (2009). (In Press). Biofiltration of n-hexane in the presence of different levels of benzene vapors. In J. Bartacek, C. Kennes, and P.N.L. Lens (Eds.), Biotechniques for Air Pollution Control (pp.33). CRC Press.
  • Noroozi, B., Sorial, G.A.,and Haghi, A.K., (2001). (In Press). Achievements in textile dyes removal using adsorption. Chemistry and Biochemistry: From Pure to Applied Science: New Horizons-Volume 3 (pp.46)..
  • Suidan, M.T., Smith, F.L., Sorial, G.A., and Brenner, R.C. (1997). (In Press). Development of Trickle-Bed Air Biofilters. In R.K. Jain, Y. Aurelle , C. Cassabud, M. Roustan, and S.P. Shelton, (Eds.), Environmental Technologies and Trends (pp.98). New York, NY: Springer.

Technical Reports

  • Sorial, G.A. (09-2000). (In Press). Performance of the New Oil Spill Dispersant Effectiveness Protocol (Baffled Flask Test)..
  • Doppalapudi, R., Palaniswamy, D., and Sorial, G.A. (11-2000). (In Press). Electrochemical Reduction of Energetically Contaminated Wastewater: Development and Testing of Pilot Scale Reactor..
  • Doppalapudi, R., Palaniswamy, D., and Sorial, G.A., (07-2001). (In Press). Pilot Scale Reactor for Electrochemical Reduction of Nitroaromatics in Water: Simulated Wastewater Testing..
  • Chandraskar, S. and Sorial, G.A., (09-2002). (In Press). Develop Dispersant Effectiveness Data for a Suite of Environmental Conditions..
  • Wang, Q., Kim, D., Dionysious, D., and Sorial, G.A (09-2002). (In Press). Assessment of Effect of Risk Management Activities on the Speciation and Transport of Mercury in Aquatic Systems..
  • Zhou, Y. and Sorial, G.A (09-2002). (In Press). Assessment of Mercury Methylation in Aquatic Systems..
  • Chandraskar, S. and Sorial, G.A. (09-2003). (In Press). Phase II of Develop Dispersant Effectiveness Data for a Suite of Environmental Conditions..

Additional Publications

Editorial

  • Sorial, G.A. and Bagtzoglou, A.C. (2008). (In Press). Innovative Remediation Technologies for Pollution Abatement, Water, Air, & Soil Pollution: Focus (pp.253). (Author).
  • Ononyne, G., Husting, C., Jacjson, E., Srinivasan, R., Sorial, G., and Kukreti, A (2007). Research Experience for Teachers (RET): The Art of Formal Education, ASCE Journal of Environmental Engineering (pp.2). (Co-Author).
  • Sorial, G.A. (2004). (In Press). The Perchlorate Dilemma in Drinking Water, ASCE Journal of Environmental Engineering (pp.1). (Author).
  • Suidan, M.T., Dionysiou, D.D., Sorial, G.A. (2002). (In Press). Why MTBE and Gasoline Oxygenates, ASCE Journal of Environmental Engineering (pp.772). (Co-Author).

Presentations & Lectures

Poster Presentations

  • Doppalapudi, R., Palaniswamy, D., Sorial, G., and Maloney, S. (04/07/2002). “Electrochemical Pilot Scale Study for Reduction of 2,4-DNT,” IWA 3rd World Water Congress, Melbourne, Australia.
  • Doppalapudi, R., Palaniswamy, D., Sorial, G., and Maloney, S. (10/13/2001). “Electro Chemical Reduction of Munitions Wastewater,” WEFTEC 2001, Atlanta, Georgia.
  • Doppalapudi, R., Palaniswamy, D., Sorial, G., and Maloney, S. (06/26/2001). “Electrochemical Reduction of Simulated Munitions Wastewater –Testing of Pilot Scale Reactor,” First International Conference on Oxidation and Reduction Technologies for In-Situ Treatment of Soil and Groundwater, Niagara Falls & Ontario, Canada.
  • Venosa, A.D., Sorial, G.A., and Suidan, M.T. (03/08/1999). “Research Leading to Revisions in EPA’s Dispersant Effectiveness Protocol,” International Oil Spill Conference, Seattle, Washington..
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Honors & Awards

  • College of Engineering Distinguished Engineering Research Award, 2008.
  • College of Engineering Neil Wandmacher Teaching Award, 2007.
  • College of Engineering Master Engineering Educator Award, 2007.
  • US EPA Mentor Service Award, 07-2004.
  • US EPA Mentor Service Award, 08-2003.
  • College of Engineering Research Award for Young Faculty, 06-2003.
  • Honor Roll Professor, 2000.
  • Fulbright Scholarship Award, 10-1989 to 07-1990.
  • British Council Scholarship Award, 09-1978 to 09-1982.
  • Sudan Engineering Society Award for excellence in B.S. research project, 10-1974.
  • AWMA PhD mentorship award, 2011.

Experience & Service

Work Experience

  • 07-2010 to Present, Environmental Engineering Program Chair, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, Ohio.
  • 02-2009 to 06-2010, Interim Department Head, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, Ohio.
  • 04-2008 to 02-2009, Assistant Head for Academic Excellence, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, Ohio.
  • 07-2006 to 03-2008, Env. Eng. & Science Division Director, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, Ohio.
  • 09-2005 to Present, Professor, University of Cincinnati , Cincinnati, Ohio.
  • 09-2001 to 12-2006, Chemical Hygiene & Safety Director, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, Ohio.
  • 12-2000 to 08-2001, Chemical Hygiene & Safety Asst. Dir, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, Ohio.
  • 09-2000 to 08-2005, Associate Professor , University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, Ohio.
  • 12-1996 to 08-2000, Research Associate Professor, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, Ohio.
  • 03-1992 to 11-1996, Senior Research Associate , University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, Ohio.
  • 01-1990 to 02-1992, Post Doctoral Scholar , University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, Ohio.
  • 10-1989 to 12-1989, Post Doctoral Scholar, University of Illinois, Urbana.
  • 10-1982 to 09-1989, Assistant Professor, University of Gezira, Sudan.
  • 09-1978 to 09-1982, Teaching Assistant , University of Bradford, United Kingdom.
  • 07-1976 to 08-1978, Assistant Production Manager, Nat. Chemical Co., Sudan.
  • 11-1974 to 06-1976, Chemical Engineer, Nat. Chemical Co., Sudan.

Student Advising

  • Aaron Leow (Master), Chair.
  • Abderrahman Zehraoui (Doctoral), Chair.
  • Abderrahman Zehraoui (Doctoral), Chair. Status: Completed (to Present)
  • Abdulaziz Al Anazi (Doctoral), Co-Chair. Status: In Progress (07-2015)
  • Abhijeet Deshpande (Doctoral), Co-Chair. Status: Completed (06-2009)
  • Aditya Rastogi (Master), Co-Chair. Status: Completed (03-2008)
  • Ahmed Hosni (Doctoral), Co-Chair. Status: Completed (12-2008)
  • Alberto Uribe-Jongbloed (Doctoral), Co-Chair. Status: Completed (06-2006)
  • Ali Gitipour (Doctoral), Co-Chair. Status: In Progress (04-2013)
  • Ali Medella (Master), Co-Chair. Status: Completed (06-2009)
  • Alicia A. Mansour (Doctoral), Co-Chair. Status: Completed (12-2005)
  • Alissa O'Donnell (Master), Co-Chair. Status: Completed (12-2014)
  • Amr Elbadawi (Doctoral), Co-Chair. Status: Completed (12-2011)
  • Amy Pruden (Doctoral), Co-Chair. Status: Completed (07-2002)
  • Anthony Jasper (Master), Chair. Status: Completed (08-2008)
  • Arpita Soma (Master), Co-Chair. Status: Completed (05-2008)
  • Arturo A. Burbano (Doctoral), Co-Chair. Status: Completed (12-2003)
  • Ashley Woodworth (Master), Co-Chair. Status: Completed (12-2013)
  • Ashraf Aly Hassan (Doctoral), Chair. Status: Completed (08-2010)
  • Balaji Ramakrishnan (Doctoral), Chair. Status: Completed (03-2005)
  • Bineyam Mezgebe (Master), Chair. Status: Completed (to Present)
  • Brain Crone (Master), Co-Chair. Status: Completed (06-2012)
  • Chang Hoon Ahn (Master), Co-Chair. Status: Completed (12-1999)
  • Changseok Han (Doctoral), Co-Chair. Status: Completed (03-2014)
  • Christina Alanso (Doctoral), Co-Chair. Status: Completed (06-1998)
  • Christina Warta (Master), Co-Chair. Status: Completed (06-1993)
  • Christina Warta (Undergrad), Co-Chair. Status: Completed (06-1993)
  • Christopher Luedeker (Master), Co-Chair. Status: Completed (06-2009)
  • Chunping Yang (Doctoral), Co-Chair. Status: Completed (08-2004)
  • Cristina Gonzalez Fernandez (Master), Co-Chair. Status: Completed (08-2005)
  • Daekeun Kim (Doctoral), Chair. Status: Completed (01-2006)
  • Daren Salaam (Doctoral), Co-Chair. Status: Completed (12-2011)
  • Deborah H. Metz (Doctoral), Co-Chair. Status: Completed (06-2012)
  • Denise Gillam (Master), Co-Chair. Status: Completed (12-2004)
  • Devi Sundaravadivelu (Doctoral), Co-Chair. Status: Completed (12-2014)
  • Dhawal Chedda (Master), Chair. Status: Completed (04-2016)
  • Dinesh Palaniswamy (Master), Chair. Status: Completed (07-2002)
  • Dionysious D. Dionysiou (Doctoral), Co-Chair. Status: Completed (12-2000)
  • Eyad Yaqob (Doctoral), Chair. Status: Completed (04-2016)
  • Francis Lee Smith (Doctoral), Co-Chair. Status: Completed (06-1999)
  • Fuyan Liang (Doctoral), Co-Chair. Status: Completed (12-2006)
  • Ganesh Balasubraanian (Master), Co-Chair. Status: Completed (12-2001)
  • Georgios Anipsitakis (Doctoral), Co-Chair. Status: Completed (12-2005)
  • Giovanni De Franchi (Master), Co-Chair. Status: Completed (08-2005)
  • Grant Weinkam (Master), Co-Chair. Status: Completed (06-2007)
  • Greg Saylor (Doctoral), Co-Chair. Status: In Progress (05-2014)
  • Greg Wilson (Doctoral), Co-Chair. Status: Completed (06-2002)
  • Gulizhaer Abulikemu (Master), Co-Chair. Status: Completed (12-2014)
  • Hafiz Salih (Doctoral), Chair. Status: Completed (to Present)
  • Hao Zhang (Master), Chair. Status: Completed (07-2006)
  • He Huang (Master), Chair. Status: Completed (12-2005)
  • Jaclyn Gandee (Master), Co-Chair. Status: Completed (06-2007)
  • Jacob Lalley (Master), Co-Chair. Status: Completed (03-2015)
  • Jai Ho Cho (Doctoral), Co-Chair. Status: Completed (12-2011)
  • Jai Ho Cho (Doctoral), Co-Chair. Status: Completed (06-2007)
  • Jan L. Davel (Doctoral), Co-Chair. Status: Completed (10-2002)
  • Jarod Gregory (Master), Co-Chair. Status: Completed (07-2015)
  • Jaydeep Purandare (Master), Co-Chair. Status: Completed (06-1999)
  • Jeff R. Macomber (Master), Co-Chair. Status: Completed (03-2001)
  • Jennifer Liggett (Master), Co-Chair. Status: Completed (06-2015)
  • Jennifer Menzies (Master), Co-Chair. Status: Completed (07-2015)
  • Jesus Cacho-Rivero (Doctoral), Co-Chair. Status: Completed (06-2005)
  • Jiefei Yu (Doctoral), Co-Chair. Status: Completed (12-2010)
  • Jiefei Yu (Doctoral), Co-Chair. Status: Completed (12-2010)
  • John Morrison (Master), Co-Chair. Status: Completed (12-2002)
  • Juan He (Doctoral), Co-Chair. Status: Completed (12-2012)
  • Karen Koran (Doctoral), Chair. Status: Completed (08-2007)
  • Karen Miller (Master), Co-Chair. Status: Completed (06-1999)
  • Kavitha Rani Nagarajan (Master), Chair. Status: Completed (12-2008)
  • Kessinee Unapumnuk (Doctoral), Co-Chair. Status: Completed (06-2006)
  • Kyungmin Jacob Cho (Doctoral), Co-Chair. Status: Completed (06-2007)
  • Laura A. Hatchet (Master), Co-Chair. Status: Completed (06-1997)
  • Laura Spriggs (Master), Co-Chair. Status: Completed (06-2002)
  • Li Lei (Doctoral), Co-Chair. Status: Completed (06-2003)
  • Liang Yan (Doctoral), Chair.
  • Liang Yan (Doctoral), Chair. Status: Completed (to Present)
  • Lijuan Sang (Doctoral), Chair. Status: Completed (to Present)
  • Lina Zheng (Doctoral), Co-Chair. Status: In Progress (08-2015)
  • Linxi Chen (Doctoral), Co-Chair. Status: Completed (03-2014)
  • Manish Mehta (Master), Co-Chair. Status: Completed (06-1999)
  • Manish Mehta (Master), Chair. Status: Completed (08-2006)
  • Manish Mehta (Master), Chair. Status: Completed (04-2007)
  • Margaret Kupferle (Doctoral), Co-Chair. Status: Completed (12-2001)
  • Maria Antoniou (Doctoral), Co-Chair. Status: Completed (12-2007)
  • Maria del Mar Esperanza Quintana (Doctoral), Co-Chair. Status: Completed (07-2004)
  • Marie A. Sedran (Doctoral), Co-Chair. Status: Completed (12-2003)
  • Mark Kramer (Doctoral), Co-Chair. Status: In Progress (01-2002)
  • Miguel Pelaez (Doctoral), Co-Chair. Status: Completed (06-2012)
  • Mobing Zhuang (Doctoral), Co-Chair. Status: Completed (12-2014)
  • Mohamad H. Yassine (Master), Co-Chair. Status: Completed (06-2009)
  • Mohamed Yassin (Doctoral), Co-Chair. Status: Completed (06-2012)
  • Mohly Rinh (Master), Co-Chair. Status: Completed (06-1995)
  • Narain Madhavan (Master), Co-Chair. Status: Completed (06-2004)
  • Nita Naik (Master), Co-Chair. Status: Completed (06-2009)
  • Osmary Contreras (Master), Chair.
  • Pablo Campo-Moreno (Doctoral), Co-Chair. Status: Completed (09-2005)
  • Patricio Pinto (Master), Co-Chair. Status: Completed (06-2004)
  • Peng Jin (Doctoral), Co-Chair. Status: Completed (06-2004)
  • Perry Cerminara (Master), Co-Chair. Status: Completed (06-1993)
  • Philip Mihopoulos (Doctoral), Co-Chair. Status: Completed (06-2001)
  • Qianrui Wang (Master), Co-Chair. Status: Completed (12-2003)
  • Qiaolin Yang (Master), Co-Chair. Status: Completed (06-2004)
  • Qiuming Zhao (Master), Chair. Status: Completed (to Present)
  • Quili Lu (Doctoral), Chair. Status: Completed (08-2006)
  • Rachel Agnew (Master), Co-Chair. Status: Completed (06-2009)
  • Ragesh Bagchi (Master), Co-Chair. Status: Completed (03-2001)
  • Rajesh Doppalapudi (Master), Chair. Status: Completed (12-2001)
  • Rangesh Srinivasan (Doctoral), Chair. Status: Completed (07-2009)
  • Ranjani Ravi (Master), Co-Chair. Status: Completed (08-2014)
  • Ricardo torres-Jardon (Doctoral), Co-Chair. Status: Completed (06-2004)
  • Ruth Marfil Vega (Doctoral), Co-Chair. Status: Completed (12-2010)
  • Sandra Berchtold (Master), Co-Chair. Status: Completed (06-1992)
  • Sang-Sup Lee (Doctoral), Co-Chair. Status: Completed (06-2008)
  • Sebastian Kaskassian (Master), Co-Chair. Status: Completed (06-2002)
  • Seungjoon Chung (Andy) (Doctoral), Co-Chair. Status: Completed (06-2008)
  • Shirish Agarwal (Doctoral), Co-Chair. Status: Completed (12-2009)
  • Shirley Rosonzweig (Master), Chair. Status: Completed (to Present)
  • Shuang Qi (Doctoral), Co-Chair. Status: Completed (06-2003)
  • Shuyun Wu (Doctoral), Co-Chair. Status: Completed (08-2014)
  • Stephanie Miller (Master), Co-Chair. Status: Completed (05-2014)
  • Subhashini Chandrasekar (Master), Chair. Status: Completed (03-2004)
  • Susana Garcia-Blanco (Doctoral), Co-Chair. Status: Completed (12-2004)
  • Sylian Rodriguez (Master), Co-Chair. Status: Completed (06-2001)
  • Sylian Rodriguez (Master), Co-Chair. Status: Completed (06-2001)
  • Sylian Rogriguez (Doctoral), Co-Chair. Status: Completed (12-2004)
  • Tejas Arurkar (Master), Co-Chair. Status: Completed (06-2006)
  • Ulrike Franzke (Master), Co-Chair. Status: Completed (06-2993)
  • Vijayakumar Sundaram (Master), Co-Chair. Status: Completed (12-2005)
  • Vikram Kapoor (Doctoral), Co-Chair. Status: Completed (08-2014)
  • Wei Sun (Master), Co-Chair. Status: Completed (12-2013)
  • Wenwen Yang (Master), Chair.
  • William Platten (Doctoral), Co-Chair. Status: Completed (05-2014)
  • William Shane (Master), Co-Chair. Status: Completed (03-2008)
  • Woo Hyoung Lee (Doctoral), Co-Chair. Status: Completed (08-2009)
  • Woo Hyoung Lee (Doctoral), Co-Chair. Status: Completed (08-2009)
  • Xiaming Du (Master), Co-Chair. Status: Completed (06-1999)
  • Xueqing Zhu (Doctoral), Co-Chair. Status: Completed (06-2000)
  • Xuexiang He (Doctoral), Co-Chair. Status: Completed (05-2014)
  • Yang (Jason) Liu (Master), Co-Chair. Status: Completed (07-2015)
  • Yi Zha (Master), Chair.
  • Yi Zha (Master), Chair. Status: Completed (to Present)
  • Yi Zhou (Master), Chair. Status: Completed (12-2003)
  • Yingying Xu (Master), Co-Chair. Status: Completed (12-2001)
  • Yongjun Chen (Doctoral), Co-Chair. Status: Completed (12-2007)
  • Youngwoo Seo (Doctoral), Co-Chair. Status: Completed (12-2007)
  • Yuanhang Meng (Master), Co-Chair. Status: Completed (04-2007)
  • Yuechen Zhao (Master), Co-Chair. Status: Completed (06-2009)
  • Zhangli Cai (Doctoral), Chair. Status: Completed (03-2007)
  • Zhen Li (Doctoral), Chair. Status: Completed (05-2015)
  • Zhen, Li (Doctoral), Chair. Status: Completed (to Present)
  • Zhong-Min Wang (Doctoral), Co-Chair. Status: Completed (07-2004)

Service

  • Chemical Hygiene and Safety Assistant Director, 12-2000 to 08-2001
  • Chemical Hygiene and Safety Director , 09-2001 to 12-2006
  • Environmental Engineering Division Director, 07-2006 to 03-2008
  • Assistant Head for Academic Excellence , 04-2008 to 02-2009
  • Interim Department Head , 02-2009 to 06-2010
  • Environmental Engineering Program Chair, 07-2010 to Present
  • Environmental Oversight Committee , 06-2008 to Present
  • Search committee for hiring a new faculty member in the area of Structures , 2002
  • Admission Committee for admission of graduate students in Environmental Engineering , 2002 to Present
  • Strategic Planning Committee , 2005 to Present
  • Service Contracts Committee , 2004 to Present
  • Departmental RPT Committee , 2006 to Present
  • Class Advisor, 2007
  • Assisted with College Visitation Days, 06-2001 to Present
  • Assisted The Bridge to the Future Alumni Reception and provided poster display, 10-2001 to 11-2003

Other Experience and Professional Memberships

  • 2010, Guest Editor, . Guest Editor for Management of Environmental Quality, 21 (2), 2010.
  • 2009, Guest Editor, . Guest editor for a Special Issue of Water, Air, & Soil Pollution: Focus, 9 (3-4), 2009.
  • 09-2007, Guest Editor, . Guest editor for a Special Issue of Water, Air, & Soil Pollution: Focus, Sep 07
  • 09-2002, Editor, . One of the special editors for the Special Issue on “MTBE and Gasoline Oxygenates,” ASCE Journal of Environmental Engineering.
  • 2002, Association of Environmental Engineering and Science Professor (AEESP), . Member since 2002
  • 2001, Sigma Xi, The Scientific Research Society, . Member since 2001
  • 08-2000 to Present ,Associate Editor for ASCE Journal of Environmental Engineering,
  • 2000, American Chemical Society (ACS), . Member of the Division of Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Member of the Division of Colloid and Surface Chemistry Member of the Division of Physical Chemistry Member of the Division of Environmental Chemistry Member since 2000
  • 2000, American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), . Member since 2000
  • 1995, American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE), . Member of both the National Association and the Ohio Chapter Member since 1995
  • 1993, Air & Waste Management Association (A&WMA), . Member since 1993
  • 1993, International Water Association (IWA), . Member of the Group of Adsorption Member of the Group pf Advanced Treatment Member of the Group of Disinfection Member of the Group of Membrane Technology Member of the Group of Nutrient Removal and Recovery Member since 1993
  • 1992, Water Environment Federation (WEF), . Member of both the National Association and the Ohio Chapter Member since 1992
  • 1990, American Water Works Association (AWWA), . Member of both the National Association and the Ohio Chapter Member since 1990