Sustainable Engineering Research Laboratory (SERL)
Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering Laboratory (GAGEL)

 

Research Projects

Project

Sponsor

Green Stormwater Filter at Rainbow Beach

Chicago Park District & United States Environmental Protection Agency

Wetland Restoration at Big Marsh

Chicago Park District & United States Department of Agriculture Forest Service

Sustainable Biocover System for Methane Oxidation in Landfills

National Science Foundation

Reactive Stormwater Filter to Prevent Beach Contamination

United States Environmental Protection Agency

First US-India Workshop on Global Geoenvironmental Engineering Challenges

National Science Foundation

Development of New Practical Modules of Green and Sustainable Environmental Remediation

UIC Council for Excellence in Teaching and Learning

Geoenvironmental Characterization of Contaminated Soils

Hi-Tek Environmental Inc., Chicago

Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Global Environmental Changes

UIC Graduate College

Remediation of Contaminated Subsurface Using Nanoscale Iron Particles

National Science Foundation

Multi-disciplinary Research in Environmental Nanotechnology

UIC Institute of Environmental Science & Policy

IGERT: Ecology, Management and Restoration of Integrated Human/Natural Landscapes

National Science Foundation

Geophysical Monitoring of Leachate Recirculation and Its Effects on Waste at Orchard Hills Landfill

Environmental Research and Education Foundation

Compressibility and Strength Characteristics of Foam Materials Under Landfill Loading Conditions

Argonne National Laboratory

Transport Behavior of Surface-modified Reactive Nanoscale Iron Particles

Toda America, Inc.

GOALI: Field Monitoring and Performance Evaluation of Four Bioreactor Landfills

National Science Foundation

Integrated Electrochemical Oxidation: Feasibility Studies for Different MGP Sites

Hi-Tech Environmental Inc., Chicago

Dynamic Water Balance and Geotechnical Stability of Bioreactor Landfills: Field Monitoring and Mathematical Modeling

Centre de Recherche pour l’Environnement, l’Energie, et le Dechet (CREED) & ONYX Waste Services Inc.,

Puncture Resistance of PVC Geomembranes

PVC Geomembrane Institute

U.S.-Korea Cooperative Research: Electrokinetic-Enhanced Bioremediation of Metal-Contaminated Soils

National Science Foundation

Dynamic Water Balance and Geotechnical Stability of Bioreactor Landfills: Preliminary Laboratory Study

Centre de Recherche pour l’Environnement, l’Energie, et le Dechet (CREED)

Geochemical Characterization and Remediation of Contaminant Mixtures in Subsurface

UIC Institute of Environmental Science & Policy

Creation of Physical Visualization Experiments to Understand Hazardous Waste Site Remediation Processes

UIC Council for Excellence in Teaching and Learning

Workshop on Emerging Geoenvironmental Engineering Technologies for Pollution Control and Remediation

National Science Foundation

Monitoring Database of Waste Containment Systems

Great Lakes Soil and Environmental Consultants, Inc.

Compatibility of Barrier Wall Materials with Dense Nonaqueous Phase Liquids (DNAPLs)

Hi-Tek Environmental, Inc.

Electrokinetic Remediation of Low Permeability and Heterogeneous Soils Contaminated by Hydrophobic Organic Compounds

National Science Foundation

Development of Integrated Electrokinetic Remediation Technology for Cleanup of Contaminated Sites

STAT Analysis Corporation

Small Scale Testing of Hydraulic Fracture Confinement in Stratified Porous Media-Continuation

Shell Oil Company

Beneficial Use of Scrap Tires in Waste Containment Systems

Illinois Department of Commerce & Community Affairs, Used Tire Recovery Program

Searle Environmental Safety and Health Scholarship for Graduate Research in Geoenvironmental Engineering

Searle Foundation

Research Experience for Undergraduates

National Science Foundation

Small Scale Testing of Hydraulic Fracture Confinement in Stratified Porous Media

Shell Oil Company

PVC Geomembrane Institute-Technical Program

PVC Geomembrane Manufacturers

Searle Environmental Safety and Health Scholarship for Graduate Research in Geoenvironmental Engineering

Searle Foundation

System Effects on Remediation of VOC-Contaminated Saturated Soils and Groundwater Using In-Situ Air Sparging

National Science Foundation

Durability of High Performance Concrete Under Various Environmental Conditions

Applied Concrete Technology, Inc.,

In-Situ Electrokinetic Remediation of Contaminated Soils: Bench and Pilot Scale Testing

Gas Research Institute/ Institute of Gas Technology

Comparative Assessment of Potential Technologies for the Remediation of Brownfields

UIC Great Cities Institute

Development of Sequential Conditioning System for In-Situ Electrokinetic Remediation of Chromium-Contaminated Soils

UIC Campus Research Board

Protection of the Infrastructure and Environment During Natural Disasters:  The Unique Role of Civil Engineers

UIC Council for Excellence in Teaching & Learning

Foam Enhanced Electrokinetic Remediation of Contaminated Soils

Institute of Gas Technology

Field and Laboratory Evaluation of Protective Cover Soils for Minimizing Mechanical Damage to Landfill Liners

Waste Management Inc.,

Development of a New Test Apparatus to Determine Permeability of Glacial Soils and Rocks

K&S Testing and Engineering Inc.,

Evaluation of Protective Cover for Landfill Liners

RUST Environment & Infrastructure

Pollution Prevention Internship Program

Illinois Environmental Protection Agency