Current Members

Faculty

Mark  Wiesner

Mark Wiesner

James B. Duke Distinguished Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering

Research Interests: Membrane processes, nanostructured materials, transport and fate of nanomaterials in the environment, colloidal and interfacial processes, and environmental systems analysis

PhD Students

Nadrat  Chowdhury

Nadrat Chowdhury

Doctoral Student

Research Interests: Nano-bio interactions; antibiotic resistance; extracellular DNA

Marielle  DuToit

Marielle DuToit

Doctoral Student

Research Interests: Developing novel conductive-membrane filtration technologies that utilize electrochemical sensing techniques to probe the membrane interior and surrounding system during fouling events. 

Ethan C. Hicks

Ethan C. Hicks

Doctoral Student

Research Interests: Particle aggregation, molecular dynamics simulations, and bacteriophage biology

Nicholas  Rogers

Nicholas Rogers

Doctoral Student

Research Interests: Extracellular vesicles, nanoparticle fate/transport, agriculture, particle simulations

Joana M Sipe

Joana M Sipe

Doctoral Student

Research Interests: Microplastics, degradation of plastic pollution, nano-additives in plastic

Lila  Thornton

Lila Thornton

Doctoral Candidate

Amalia  Turner

Amalia Turner

Doctoral Candidate

Research Interests: Fate, transport, and transformation of nanoscale particles in the environment Bioavailability of nanoparticles to plants Exposure and risk assessment (chemical and nanomaterial)

Hanna  Varga

Hanna Varga

Doctoral Student