News

Seminar

Seminar

John Fitzgerald from Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection was hosted by Onur Apul on April 20th at 12:00 pm as a part of Civil and Environmental Engineering Seminar Series. The presentation title was "The New Face of Hazardous Waste Sites: Vapor Intrusion Pathways".

Apr 23, 2018

Congratulations!

Congratulations!

Ph.D. students: Arsalan Khalid (UML) and Lewis Rowles (UT-Austin) are selected as 2018 UML Difference Maker Program Finalists. Their idea "Lead-Ex Filter" was to use nanoparticle-fiber hybrids to ensure lead-free drinking water for Massachusetts residents.

Apr 5, 2018

New Project Announcement

New Project Announcement

Apul Lab won Catalyst Grant ($65,000) awarded by Massachusetts Clean Energy Center to investigate nanotechnology-enabled pre-treatment of sewage sludge for enhanced biogas production in anaerobic digesters. 

Apr 5, 2018

Research Seminar

Research Seminar

Dr. Arjun Venkatesan, Research Scientist and Adjunct Professor at Center for Clean Water Technology at Civil Engineering in Stony Brook University, was hosted by Onur Apul on February 23rd at 12:00 pm as a part of Civil and Environmental Engineering Seminar Series. Dr. Venkatesan's presentation title was "Contaminants of Emerging Concern: Environmental Monitoring, Exposure Assessment, and Treatment".

Mar 20, 2018

Research Seminar

Research Seminar

Spring 2018, Civil and Environmental Engineering seminar speaker Dr. Boris Lau hosted by Onur Apul is going to present "A tale of two ligands: Mobilzation of aquatic nanoparticles" on Feb. 9th, Friday at 12:00 pm. The presentation will be held in Southwick Hall Room 240. Dr. Lau is an Assistant Professor in Civil and Environmental Engineering at UMass Amherst.

Feb 9, 2018

Seminar Announcement

Seminar Announcement

Spring 2018, Civil and Environmental Engineering seminar speaker Dr. John Christian hosted by Onur Apul is going to present "National Academies Report on Soil Liquefaction during Earthquakes and Comments" on Jan. 26th, Friday at 3:00 pm. The presentation will be held in Southwick Hall Room 121. Dr. Christian is a Professor in Civil and Environmental Engineering at UMass Lowell and he is an elected National Academy member.

Jan 25, 2018

New Publication

New Publication

Apul group has co-authored a journal article in Journal of American Water Works Association scheduled for publication in June 2018. The article is titled: “Bromide removal from drinking waters using silver-amended coagulation”. The work was lead in Arizona State University by Wenhui Gan, a visiting Ph.D. student from Sun Yat-sen University.

Jan 20, 2018

2017 Faculty Symposium

2017 Faculty Symposium

Onur Apul was recognized by UMass Lowell for "highest number of peer-reviewed publications and creative works" during 2017 Faculty Symposium.

Dec 21, 2017

Community Engaged Scholars Project Kick-Off

Community Engaged Scholars Project Kick-off

Onur Apul's Lab was awarded $1500 for "Safe Drinking Water - Community Perceptions and Needs for Technology-Based Solutions" Project via Community Engaged Scholars Program in Francis College of Engineering.

Dec 13, 2017

Congratulations!

Congratulations!

Mr. Arsalan Khalid (1st year Ph.D. student) received best project award at UMass Lowell Francis College of Engineering Prototype Competition deliberated by crowd voting (2017).

Dec 6, 2017

Congratulations!

Congratulations!

Onur Apul and Emmy Pruitt both received travel awards to attend PanNano Nanotechnology Conference in Sao Paulo, Brazil (2017) and present their work on nano-enabled soil remediation. 

Dec 6, 2017