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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PhD/Masters Students

Shirin HojarbiShayan 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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Patrick Compton
Research Focus: electrochemical reactions utilizing a wide variety of experimental methods to remove contaminants in groundwater
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Former Team Members