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Civil & Environmental Engineering (CEE)

Robert Rice

Associate Teaching Professor

COB 365

  • Snow science
  • Mountain hydrology
  • Water resources
  • Sensor networks
  • Remote sensing
  • Climate change

Roger Bales

Roger Bales

Professor

rbales@ucmerced.edu

SE1 202

  • Hydrology
  • Snow and ice hydrochemistry
  • Climate impacts on water resources
  • Climate changes over polar ice sheets

Roland Winston

Distinguished Professor | Director, UC Solar

rwinston@ucmerced.edu

Castle Bldg. 1200, RM 96

Director, UC Solar

  • Solar power and renewable energy
  • Elementary particle physics
  • Non-imaging optics

Safeeq Khan

Assistant Adjunct Professor

msafeeq@ucmerced.edu

  • Climate Change and Water Sustainability
  • Climate Change and Hydrologic Extremes
  • Watershed and Regional Scale Hydrologic Modeling
  • Water Resources Sensitivity and Scenario Analysis
  • Role of Vegetation Dynamics on Future Water Resources under Climate Change
  • Agriculture and Forest Management Options for Climate Change Adaptation and Sustainability
  • Application of Remote Sensing and LiDAR in Hydrologic Modeling and Natural Resources Evaluation and Management

Samuel J. Traina

Samuel Traina

Vice Chancellor for Research

straina@ucmerced.edu

KL 330A

Using a wide range of analytical methods (infra-red spectroscopy, electron microsocpy, x-ray absorption spectroscopy and mass spectroscopy), Professor Traina's group studies:

  • Chemical transformations of pollutants in soils, surface and ground water
  • Linkages between chemical form or speciation of particular pollutants and their relative toxicities in terrestrial and aquatic ecosystems
  • Roles of geoparticle surfaces and bacteria in pollutant fate

Current projects include the study of:

  • Contaminants at Department of Energy waste sites (Cr, Pu and U)
  • Role of Fe(II) and HSe- in transformations of nitroaromatic pesticides in wetlands
  • Fate of pharmaceuticals in the surface waters of National Parks

Thomas C. Harmon

Thomas Harmon

Professor

tharmon@ucmerced.edu

SE2 120G

  • Contaminant transport in aquatic systems
  • Soil and groundwater remediation
  • Development and use of environmental sensors

Thomas W. Peterson

Thomas Peterson

Professor and Chair (CEE)

twpeterson@ucmerced.edu

Atmospheric aerosols

Wolfgang Rogge

Wolfgang Rogge

Associate Professor

wrogge@ucmerced.edu

SE1 260

  • Air pollution engineering and science
  • Release, transport, transformation, and fate of environmental air pollutants
  • Impact of air pollutants in urban, rural and remote areas
  • Chemistry and dynamics of organic and inorganic pollutants
  • Stationary and mobile emission characterization and source marker determination
  • Indoor air quality
  • Air pollution dispersion modeling
  • Global pollution and climate change

 

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