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Is it legal to drink it?

The day-to-day debate for recreational consumption of cannabis is heated unlike the discussion about consumption of cannabinoid metabolites in drinking water.  Stetson Rowles of University of Texas at Austin from Navid Saleh Research Group presented our perspective on transformation of cannabinoids during chlorination in municipal water treatment systems. The presentation was hosted by ACS and was held in San Diego, CA. Congratulations Stetson!

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Gordon Research Conference - 2019 Environmental Nanotechnology

Onur Apul presented his group's work on nano-enabled microwave pretreatment of waste activated sludge prior to anaerobic digestion at GRC 2019 - Environmental Nanotechnology Conference. The work was lead by 1st year Ph.D. student Mr. Yigit Bozkurt and funded by Massachusetts Clean Energy Center.

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MS Thesis Defense - Arsalan Khaild

Arsalan Khalid successfully defended his MS thesis entitled: "Removal of Organic Pollutants of Incipient Concern from Water by Graphitic Adsorbents". Congratulations Arsalan!

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New Publication

This recently accepted article titled "Adsorption kinetics and aggregation for three classes of carbonaceous adsorbents in the presence of natural organic matter" is going to be published in Chemosphere. The article was lead by Dr. Ersan and Dr. Apul serves as a co-author. The article compares adsorption kinetics of three generations of carbon-based nanoadsorbents.

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ASCE Student Chapter Donald G. Leitch Award

American Society of Civil Engineers student chapter at UMass Lowell honored Dr. Apul with Donald G. Leitch Award for Outstanding Service and Dedication. 

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