Professional Service

  • Algae Biomass Summit Organizing Committee, 2017. Role: member. Organizing committee . 03/2017 - 03/01/2018
  • EPA. Panel review member. 02/10/2016 - 02/12/2016
  • Advances in Environmental Research - An International Journal. Role: Member. Editorial Board. 10/2012 - present
  • U of U student team on EPA P3 project. Role: Project PI and team advisor. Led student team to complete an EPA P3 project on Olive waste treatment for the West Bank. 08/15/2012 - 08/14/2013
  • Sustainable Environment Research. Journal Editor. 08/2011 - present
  • Honde, Inc., China. Consultant on soil remediation. 01/2011 - 12/31/2011
  • Seimen (Shanghai). Consultant on produced water treatment. 10/2010 - 12/31/2011
  • Technical journals. Reviewer of manuscripts. 01/2010 - present
  • AEHS - International Journal on Soil & Sediment Contamination. Editorial Board member. 01/2010 - present
  • EPA. Environmental Engineering Panel member. 01/2010 - present
  • Utah-Tahu Institute of Environmental Research. Scientific Advisor. 01/2010 - present
  • Engineers Without Borders. Role: Student Chapter Advisor. Guide student projects. 01/2010 - 05/15/2013

Honors & Awards

  • Top instructor for CVEEN 5610/6610. College of Engineering, U of U, 08/2013
  • Distinguished paper in the journal on: Pressure-Assisted O3/H2O2 process for Degradation of MTBE. Journal of Environmental Engineering and Management, 2008

Internal Service

  • Committee on Student Affairs. member, 08/2020 - present. University service.
  • Safety Committee. Member, 08/15/2018 - present. Department service.
  • RPT Committee. Member, 08/15/2018 - present. Department service.
  • Search committees for Digital Engineering Search committee for Geotech. member, 08/15/2018 - 05/15/2020. Department service.
  • Chi Epsilon Chapter Advisor. 07/2018 - present. Department service.
  • RPT Committee. Writer, 01/2017 - present. Department service.
  • Scholarship Committee. member, 01/2017 - 01/01/2019. Department service.
  • Environmental Search Committee. Member, 08/2015 - present. Department service.
  • Research Committee. Committee Chair, 08/15/2013 - 08/14/2014. Department service.
  • Scholarship Committee. Committee memvber, 08/15/2012 - present. College service.
  • RPT Committee. Member and Subcommittee Chair, 08/15/2012 - 12/31/2014. Department service.
  • Scholarship Committee. Committee Chair, 08/15/2012 - 05/15/2014. Department service.
  • RPT Committee. Member/writer, 08/2012 - present. Department service.
  • Nuclear Faculty Search Committee. Member, 08/2012 - 05/2015. Department service.
  • College Scholarship Committee. member, 08/2012 - 05/2013. College service.
  • Scholarship Committee. 08/2011 - present. Department service.
  • Research Committee. 08/2011 - 05/2013. Department service.
  • RPT . Chair, 08/2010 - 05/2012. Department service.
  • Department RPT Committee Chair. 05/2010 - 05/2012. Department service.
  • Member of a 3-member program review team for Mining Department. 03/2010 - 03/2010. University service.

Community Partnership

  • Granite Technical Institute. 08/01/2016 - present

Outreach

  • Graduate Institutes of Environmental Engineering, Taiwan. 05/15/2018 - present
  • Introduced CVEEN faculty and program to various universities during visits of China, Hong Kong, and Taiwan. 05/2010 - 08/2010

In the Media

  • 20 INFLUENTIAL ENVIRONMENTAL ENGINEERING PROFESSORS. 01/2017. https://www.onlineengineeringprograms.com/civil/en...
  • Salt Lake Tribune - U. student teams win grants for sustainability projects. 12/04/2012. www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/55401719-78/engineering...
  • SCRUBBING MICRO-BUBBLES CLEAN POLLUTED LAKE Discovery News. 10/14/2010.
  • Microbubble technology FOX TV Interview. 10/2010.
  • KUER Radio Interview. 10/2010.
  • Microbubbles clean dirty soil in China Over 50 online and other news media coverages. 10/2010.
  • Utah researchers look at ways to clean up oil spill KSL TV. 05/03/2010.