Chad T. Jafvert

Professor of Civil Engineering and Environmental and Ecological Engineering

Purdue University

Lyles School of Civil Engineering

550 Stadium Mall Drive

West Lafayette, IN 47907-2051
Phone (765) 494-2196
Fax (765) 494-0395
Office HAMP 3145D
Ph.D., University of Iowa, 1985
M.S., University of Iowa, 1982
B.S., Iowa State University, 1979
Specialty Group(s)
Research Interests
Environmental chemistry, water quality modeling, environmental remediation.
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Recent Publications
  • Hyun, S., Jafvert, C.T., Jenkinson, B., Enfield, C., Johnson, B. "Measuring the flux at the interface of coal-tar impacted sediment and river water near a former MGP site," accepted with for publication in Chemosphere, 2007.
  • Rochon, Gilbert L., Loring F. Nies, Chad T. Jafvert, Julie A. Stuart, Rabi H. Mohtar, Joseph Quansah, and Akilah Martin, "Education in Sustainable Production in U.S. Universities", Clean Technol. Environ. Policy, 2006 (in press).
  • Ahn, Mi.-Youn., Timothy R. Filley, Chad T. Jafvert, Loring Nies, and Inez Hua, "Birnessite Mediated Debromination of Decabromodiphenyl Ether," Chemosphere, 64:1801-1807, 2006.
  • Hyun, S., Jafvert, C. T., Lee, L.S., and Rao, P.S.C., "Laboratory Studies to Characterize the Efficacy of a Sand Cap Placed over Tar-Contaminated Sediment,”"Chemosphere, 63:1621-1631, 2006.
  • Ahn, Mi.-Youn., Timothy R. Filley, Chad T. Jafvert, Loring Nies, Inez Hua, and Juan Bezares-Cruz, “Photodegradation of Decabromodiphenyl Ether Adsorbed onto Clay Minerals, Oxides, and Sediment,” Environ. Sci. Technology, 40, 215-220, 2006.
  • Jafvert, C. T., Lane, D., Lee, L.S., and Rao, P.S.C. "Partitioning of Mono- and Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons in River Sediment Adjacent to a Former Manufactured Gas Plant Site", Chemosphere, 62:314-321, 2006.