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University of Delaware Environmental Soil Chemistry Graduate Students - (Photos)

Graduate Student
(Current position)

Degree

Year

Thesis/Dissertation

 

1

PA

Harris W. Martin
(Cardno ATC)

M.S.

1982

The kinetics of nonexchangeable potassium release in coastal plain soils

 

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2

DE

Philip M. Jardine -deceased
(Oak Ridge National Laboratory)

M.S.

1983

Kinetics and thermodynamics of potassium-calcium exchange in a multireactive soil system

 

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3

DE

Clare M. (Evans) Casselberry

M.S.

1983

The kinetics and mechanisms of boron adsorption and desorption in mid-Atlantic coastal plain soils

 

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4

MD

Theodore H. Carski
(DuPont Co.)

Ph.D.

1986

Aspects of nitrogen kinetics in mid-Atlantic soils

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5

Kenya

Richard A. Ogwada

Ph.D.

1986

Kinetics and mechanisms of ion exchange on soil constituents

 

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6

Argentina/Switzerland

Cristian P. Schulthess
(U of Connecticut)

Ph.D

1987

Cation and anion adsorption behavior on oxide surfaces

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7

DE

Maria C. (Sadusky) Pautler
(U of Delaware)

M.S.

1987

Chemistry and availability of potassium silicates in soils

 

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8

DE

Mark R. Noll
(SUNY Brockport)

Ph.D.

1989

Geochemical dynamics of cesium sorption by selected clay minerals

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9

NJ

Matthew J. Eick
(Virginia Tech)

M.S.

1990

Potassium-calcium exchange kinetics on clay minerals

 

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10

China

Pengchu Zhang
(Sandia National Lab)

Ph.D.

1990

Kinetics and mechanisms of anion adsorption and desorption at the goethite-water interface using pressure-jump relaxation

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11

CA

Scott E. Fendorf
(Stanford)

Ph.D.

1992

Oxidation and sorption mechanisms of hydrolyzable metal ions on oxide surface

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12

DE

Charles V.Toner, IV
(Atlantic Hydrologic, Inc.)

Ph.D.

1993

Chemical reaction kinetics and bonding mechanisms of boron adsorption and desorption of alumina

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13

NY

Michael G. Stapleton
(Slippery Rock U)

Ph.D.

1995

Sorption kinetics and mechanisms of hydrophobic ionizable organic compounds on surfactant-modified clays

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14

NJ

Matthew J. Eick
(Virginia Tech)

Ph.D.

1995

Dissolution kinetics of lunar simulants and the sorption of oxyanions and nickel on secondary weathering products

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15

China

Liya Tang
(Bristol-Myers Squibb)

Ph.D.

1996

Equilibrium and kinetic studies of atrazine adsorption and desorption on soils and soil constituents

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16

NJ

John P. DiVincenzo
(Middle Tennessee SU)

Ph.D.

1996

Slow sorption kinetics of pentachlorophenol on soil

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17

DE

Monica Ball
(DuPont Co.)

M.S.

1996

Non thesis option

 

18

China

Min M. Zhou
(Cardinal Health)

Ph.D.

1996

Extraction of pesticide residues in soils using multivariate optimization and supercritical fluid extraction

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19

CA

Tim E. Alcacio
(Pfizer)

M.S.

1997

An X-ray absorption fine structure (XAFS) study of lead complexes at the gibbsite and pyrophyllite solid/liquid interfaces

 

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20

NJ

Douglas R. Ware

M.S.

1997

The aqueous hydrolysis of tribenuron methyl

 

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21

DE

S.Erin O'Reilly
(Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation, and Enforcement)

M.S.

1998

Arsenate sorption/desorption kinetics and competition reactions on goethite

 

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22

CA

Daniel G. Strawn
(U of Idaho)

Ph.D.

1999

Kinetics and mechanisms of lead sorption and desorption on soils and soil materials

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23

TX

Christopher J. Matocha
(U of Kentucky)

Ph.D.

2000

Reactivity of manganese oxide minerals with soil organic matter and lead

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24

IA

Kirk G. Scheckel
(US EPA)

Ph.D.

2000

Kinetics and mechanisms of the formation and dissolution of nickel(II) surface precipitates on clay minerals and metal oxides using macroscopic, spectroscopic, microscopic, and thermogravimetric techniques

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25

Netherlands

Evert J. Elzinga
(Rutgers)

Ph.D.

2000

Spectroscopic studies of metal sorption reactions to soil minerals

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26

CA

Darryl R. Roberts
(Environment Canada)

Ph.D.

2001

Speciation and sorption mechanisms of metals in soils using bulk and micro-focused spectroscopic and microscopic techniques

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27



Yuji Arai
(University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)

Ph.D.

2002

Reaction dynamics and chemical speciation of phosphorus and arsenic (III and V) at the metal oxide-water interface and in soils

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28

LA

Derek Peak
(U of Saskatchewan)

Ph.D.

2002

Application of molecular-scale spectroscopic tools to probe oxyanion reactivity in soils

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29

DE

James A. Dyer
(DuPont Co.)

Ph.D.

2002

Advanced approaches for modeling trace metal sorption in aqueous systems

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30

MD

Laura (Kirk) Power
(Parametrix)

M.S.

2003

Metal sorption effects on arsenite(III) oxidation kinetics at the birnessite-water interface

 

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31

Nethlerlands

Maarten Nachtegaal
(Paul Scherrer Institut)

Ph.D.

2003

The influence of competing sorbents on the dynamics and mechanisms of metal reactions in natural systems: A multiscale approach

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32

Germany

Stefan Hunger
(Harress Pickel Consult)

Ph.D.

2003

Mechanisms of phosphorus stabilization in the soil environment: A molecular scale evaluation

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33

DE

Jeff Everhart
(LabWare)

M.S.

2003

Nickel bioavailability in smelter-contaminated soils: An environmental case study of Port Colborne, Canada

 

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34

Germany

Markus Gräfe
(Universidad de las Americas)

Ph.D.

2004

Formation and occurence of metal-arsenate precipitates in the environment

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35

DE

Kristin (Staats) Borda
(Clearview Regional High School)

M.S.

2005

Phosphorus in alum amended poultry litter systems: Distribution, speciation, and interactions with aluminum oxides.

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36

DE

David McNear
(University of Kentucky)

Ph.D.

2006

The plant-soil interface: Nickel bioavailability and the mechanisms of plant hyperaccumulation.

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37

Montana

Kristian Paul
(DuPont Co.)

Ph.D.

2007

Molecular modeling study of sulfate and phosphate adsorption at the mineral-water interface

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38 California Ryan Tappero
(National Synchrotron Light Source)
Ph.D. 2009

Spectromcroscopic study of cobalt speciation and localization in hyperaccumulator Alyssum murale

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39 New York Jennifer Seiter
(Environmental Laboratory, U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center)
Ph.D. 2009

The fate and speciation of arsenic in soils and poultry production systems

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40

China

Mengqiang Zhu
(University of Wyoming)

Ph.D.

2010

Sturcture and reactivity study of biotic and abiotic poorly crystalline manganese oxides

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41

Texas

Brandon Lafferty(Environmental Laboratory, U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center)

Ph.D.

2010

Oxidation and sorption kinetics of arsenic on a poorly crystalline manganese oxide

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42

Thiland

Saengdao Khaokaew
(Department of Soil Science, Kasetsart University)

Ph.D.

2010

Speciation and release kinetics of cadmium and zinc in paddy soils

 

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43

France

Gautier Landrot
(Department of Soil Science, Kasetsart University)

Ph.D.

2010

Kinetics and mechanisms of chromium (III) oxidation and precipitation on manganese oxides, in real time at the molecular level

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44

Japan

Masayuki Shimizu
(Pioneer)

Ph.D.

2010

Metylarsenate sorption and speciation mechanisms in natural systems

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45 CA Camille Jones
(Stanford)
M.S. 2011 Coupling of biotic and abiotic arsenite oxidation in soil pdficon abstract
46 Japan Cecily Moyer
(Mary McDowell Friends School)
M.S. 2012 The role of iron plaques in immobilizing arsenic in the rice-root environment pdficon abstract
47 Brazil Dalton Abdala
(Brazilian Synchrotron Light Source)
Ph.D. 2013 On the use of extended x-ray absorption fine structure spectroscopy to determine the bonding configurations of orthophosphate surface complexes at the goethite/water interface pdficon abstract
48 China Chumei Chun
(University of Delaware -Sparks post-doc)

Ph.D. 2013 Investigating organic matter-mineral interactions at the molecular scale: An integrated field and laboratory study pdficon abstract
49 Massachusetts

Matthew Siebecker

(University of Delaware - Luther post-doc)
Ph.D. 2013 Environmental speciation, chemistry, stability and kinetics of nickel in soils, mineral systems, and plants pdficon abstract
50 China Yun "Elizabeth" Wu
(Capital One)

Ph.D. 2014 The effects of iron(II) on arsenic(III) oxidation and arsenic sorption/desorption on manganese oxides pdficon abstract

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