Team Members


Akram Alshawabkeh, PhD, PE
Snell Professor of Engineering
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Associate Research Scientist

Long Chen, PhD
Research Focus: drinking water disinfection and groundwater electro-decontamination
Contact Info: lo.chen@northeastern.eduLinkedIn profile.





 Admin and Research Staff


Lura Slowinski
Program Manager
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Sarah Corley
Public Health Specialist
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Alessandra Bryant
Administrative Assistant
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Visiting Scholars

ShadiShadi Hamdan
Research Focus: Studying the potential of using the electrokinetic fences against seawater intrusion; modeling of electrokinetic phenomena; hydrology; soil  and groundwater remediation
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Wei Zhou
Research Focus: Hydrogen Peroxide Electro-generation; Electro-Fenton System; Effective Utilization of Hydroxyl Radicals; Nitric Oxide Oxidation by Fenton Based System
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Paula Guedes, PhD
Research Focus: Electrochemical based technologies; Bioremediation; Emerging organic contaminants; Critical raw materials recovery
Contact Info:, p.guedes@fct.unl.ptLinkedIn profile 



Bente H. Hyldegaard
Research Focus: Electrochemical remediation of chlorinated solvents in natural groundwater aquifer settings
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Yunfei Xue
Research Focus: Electrolytic control of H2O2 release from CaO2; Fenton based remediation
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PhD/Masters Students

Shirin HojarbiShirin Hojabri
Research Focus: Groundwater modeling; electrochemical remediation of groundwater; electrochemical oxidation and reduction reactions; modeling of reactions during the electrochemical treatment process.
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YZhaoYuwei Zhao
Research Focus: Photocatalytic groundwater treatment; photocatalytic activities of titania nanotube; electrochemical groundwater treatment
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Former Team Members