Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
469 Snell Engineering Center
360 Huntington Avenue
Boston, Massachusetts 02115
Tel: (617) 373 - 2899
Fax: (617) 373 - 4419
COE Research Website
- Ph.D., Civil & Environmental Engineering, University of Iowa, 2006
- B.S., Civil Engineering, University of Connecticut, 2000
- Environmental chemistry and mineralogy
- Transformation of water pollutants
- Nanomaterial sorbents for water treatment
Honors and Awards:
- 2013 National Science Foundation Career Award
- 2011 "Students Speak" Teaching Award
- 2009-2010 Gaylord Donnelley Postdoctoral Environmental Fellow
- 2003-2006 National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellow
- Larese-Casanova, P., Haderlein, S., and Kappler, A. (2010). "Biomineralization of lepidocrocite and goethite by nitrate-reducing Fe(II)-oxidizing bacteria: Effect of pH, bicarbonate, phosphate, and humic acids," Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta. 74(13), 3721-3734.
- Larese-Casanova, P., Cwiertny, D., and Scherer, M.M. (2010). "Nanogoethite formation from oxidation of Fe(II) sorbed on aluminum oxide: implications for contaminant reduction," Environmental Science & Technology. 44(10), 3765-3771.
- Rosso, K.M., Yanina, S.V., Gorski, C.A., Larese-Casanova, P., and Scherer, M.M. (2010). "Connecting observations of hematite (a-Fe2O3) growth catalyzed by Fe(II)," Environmental Science & Technology. 44(1) 61-67.
- Amstaetter, K., Borch, T., Larese-Casanova, P., and Kappler, A. (2010). "Redox transformation of arsenic by Fe(II)-activated goethite (a-FeOOH)," Environmental Science & Technology. 44(1) 102-108.
- Larese-Casanova, P. and Scherer, M.M. (2008). "Abiotic reduction of hexahydro-1,3,5-trinitro-1,3,5-triazine (RDX) by green rusts," Environmental Science & Technology. 42(11) 3975-3981.
- American Chemical Society
- American Society of Civil Engineers
- Association of Environmental Engineering and Science Professors
- Chi Epsilon Civil Engineering Honor Society
- Geochemical Society