William L. Knapp '47 Professor of Civil Engineering
Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering
Associate Director for Research for the Andlinger Center for Energy and the Environment
Princeton, NJ 08544
Interdisciplinary Research Area: Energy and Environment
Research Area: Novel mechanisms of ammonium oxidation under iron reducing conditions and its applications to water treatment; optimization of nitrification/denitrification in waste treatment systems; transport and transformation of pollutants in the environment; remediation of contaminated systems; numerical simulation of denitrification in soils as a function of rainfall and soil properties; climate change models; biogeochemically mediated dynamics of trace metals in sediments, wetland soils, and groundwater; biological reduction of uranium in groundwater; long-term stability of the reduced uranium phases; nitrogen processing in urban settings coupled to urban hydrology; effects of carbon dioxide sequestration in deep aquifers on shallow soils due to potential leaks.