Group Members

Current Members:

Left to Right:
Zhe Zhou, Ph.D. Student, CSC Scholar
Nan Liu
Johnathan Culpepper, Ph.D. Student, NSF Fellow
Michelle Scherer, Department Chair and Scherer Research Group Director
Dr. Drew Latta, Research Scientist
Luiza Andrade, Ph.D Student,


Maria Helgeson, Master's Student

Dr. Andrew Frierdich, Postdoctoral Research Associate

Tyler Olson, M.S. 2014

Nicholas Glynn, B.S.E. 2014

Dr. Anke Neumann, Postdoctoral Research Associate 2011-2013
Lecturer, School of Civil Engineering & Geosciences, Newcastle University

Dr. Timothy Pasakarnis, M.S. 2005, Ph.D. 2013

Brittany Huhmann, M.S. 2013
Ph.D. at Stanford

Dr. W.A.P.J. Premarathne (Jeewa), 2013
Visiting Research Scientist

Dr. Chengshuai Liu, 2013
Visiting Research Scientist

Dr. Drew Latta, Ph.D. 2010
Research Scientist, University of Iowa

Dr. David Cwiertny, Postdoctoral Researcher 2005-2007
Associate Professor, University of Iowa

Dr. Hashim Al-Hosney Ali, Postdoctoral Researcher 2005-2006
Assistant Professor of Chemistry, Arkansas State University

Dr. Chris Gorski, Ph.D. 2009
Assistant Professor, Penn State University

Dr. Robert Handler, Ph.D. 2009
Postdoctoral Researcher, Michigan Technological University

Dr. Phil Larese-Casanova, Ph.D. 2007
Assistant Professor, Northeastern University

Dr. Sharon L. Smith-Tembe, Ph.D. 2006
Environmental Engineer, PEER Consultants, P.C.

Dr. Aaron G.B. Williams, Ph.D. 2004
Eastern Research Group, Engineering and Science Division

Dr. Kelvin B. Gregory, Ph.D. 2002
Assistant Professor, Carnegie Mellon University

Angela Brown, M.S.  

Christina Fernandez-Baca, M.S. 2009

Justine Harrison, M.S. 2005
Senior Project Manager, EnerTech Environmental, Inc.

Korey Hutchinson, M.S. 2005
Environmental Engineer, AECOM

Kara N. Mitvalsky, P.E., M.S. 2003
Environmental Engineer, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers

Jerry W. Gander, M.S. 2001
Burns & McDonnell

Kathy Johnson, B.S. 2001

Michael J. Alowitz, M.S. 2001
MWH Americas, Inc.

Jennifer L. (Ginner) Oetgen, M.S. 2000
Project Manager/Engineer at Hussey, Gay, Bell & Deyoung, Inc.


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Mike Schaeffer, Chris Gorski, Rob Handler, Drew Latta at the March 2007 ACS Meeting in Chicago