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Faculty Profile

Akram N. Alshawabkeh

George A. Snell Professor of Engineering, Civil and Environmental Engineering
Associate Dean for Research
Affiliated Faculty, Bioengineering
617.373.3994
501 Stearns
360 Huntington Avenue
Boston, MA 02115

Education

  • Ph.D., Louisiana State University, 1994
  • M.S., Jordan University of Science & Technology, 1990
  • B.E., Yarmouk University, 1988

Licensure

  • Professional Engineer: Louisiana

Research & Scholarship Interests

Geoenvironmental engineering, soil and groundwater remediation; electrokinetic and electrochemical processes; contaminant fate and transport environmental restoration
Affiliated With

Department Research Areas

College Research Initiatives

Honors & Awards

  • 2009 Transportation Research Board, Certificate of Appreciation
  • 2005-2006 Fulbright Scholar - Jordan
  • 2004 College of Engineering Outstanding Researcher Award, NU
  • 2004 Søren Buus Outstanding Research Award
  • 2001 National Science Foundation CAREER Award

Professional Affiliations

  • American Chemical Society
  • American Geophysical Union
  • American Society of Civil Engineers, Fellow
  • International Society of Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering
  • Jordan Engineer Society
  • The US Universities Council on Geotechnical Engineering Research

Selected Publications

  • N. Gou, S. Yuan, J. Lan, C. Gao, A.N. Alshawabkeh, A.Z. Gu, A Quantitative Toxicogenomics Assay Reveals the Evolution and Nature of Toxicity During the Transformation of Environmental Pollutants, Environmental Science and Technology, 48(15), 2014, 8855-8863
  • D. Meric, A.N. Alshawabkeh, J.P. Shine, T.C. Sheahan, Bioavailability of Hydrophobic Organic Compounds in Thin-layered Capped Sediments, Chemosphere, 103, 2014, 281-289
  • D. Meric, S. Barbuto, T.C. Sheahan, J.P. Shine, A.N. Alshawabkeh, Benchscale Assessment of the Efficacy of a Reactive Core Mat to Isolate PAH-spiked Aquatic Sediments, Soil Sediment Contamination, 23(1), 2014, 1-23
  • D. Tang, N. Yang, Y. Yang, X. Zhang, W. Xiao,...A.N. Alshawabkeh, Enhanced Adsorption of Aqueous Perchlorate on Quaternary Ammonium Chloride Surfactant-modified Activated Carbon Fibers, Desalination and Water Treatment, 55(2), 2014, 484-495
  • L. Rajic, N. Fallahpour, S. Yuan, A.N. Alshawabkeh, Electrochemical Transformation of Trichloroethylene in Aqueous Solution by Electrode Polarity Reversal, Water Research, 67, 2014, 267-275
  • M. Tong, S. Yuan, P. Zhang, P. Liao, AN. Alshawabkeh, X. Xie, Y. Wang, Electrochemically Induced Oxidative Precipitation of Fe(II) for As(III) Oxidation and Removal in Synthetic Groundwater, Environmental Science and Technology, 48(9), 2014, 5145-5153
  • S. Yuan S, Liao P, A.N. Alshawabkeh, Electrolytic Manipulation of Persulfate Reactivity by Iron Electrodes for TCE Degradation in Groundwater, Environmental Science and Technology, 48(1), 2014, 656-663
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