The Homepage of
Chad Jafvert, Ph.D., BCEEM
Lyles School of Civil Engineering, and
Division of Environmental and Ecological Engineering
550 Stadium Mall Drive
West Lafayette, IN 47907-2051
Primary school students and Purdue students at the public school in San Jose del Playón in Bolivar Colombia, August 2016.
A slow sand filter and water storage (and chlorination) tank, installed at Inland Scholastic Academy, near Eldoret, Kenya, January 2017. Click here for Video
The water before and after treatment (SSF and chlorination) at the Inland Scholastic Academy.
Recent paper link:
(Title: "Light-independent redox reactions of graphene oxide in water:
Electron transfer from NADH through graphene oxide to molecular oxygen, producing reactive oxygen species"
(available free online until October 26, 2017)
Recent paper link:
Env. Sci. Technol. Letters, 4:325-333, 2017
(Title: "Worksite chemical air emissions and worker exposure during sanitary sewer
and stromwater pipe rehabilitation using cured-in-place-pipe (CIPP)
Other Recent Papers:
Wiener, Julia, Chad T. Jafvert, Loring Nies, “The Assessment of Water Use and Reuse through Reported Data: a US Case Study”, Science of the Total Environment, 539:70-77, 2016.
Berry, Timothy D., Andrea Clavijo, Yingcan Zhao, Chad T. Jafvert, Ronald Turco, Timothy R. Filley, “Soil Microbial Response to Photo-Degraded C60 Fullerenes”, Environmental Pollution, 211:338-345, 2016.
Chen, Ming, Chad T. Jafvert, “Anion exchange on cationic surfactant micelles, and a speciation model for estimating anion removal on micelles during ultrafiltration of water”, Langmuir, DOI: 10.1021/acs.langmuir.7b01270, 33:6540-6549, 2017.
Chen, Ming, Yichen Wu, Chad T. Jafvert, “Synthesis and Application of Cross-Linked Cationic Surfactant Nanoparticles for Removing Anions from Water”, Environmental Science: Nano, DOI: 10.1039/C7EN00382J, 4:1534-1543, 2017.
Zhao, Yingcan, Hsin-Se Hsieh, Xiaoying Liu, Mian Wang, Chad T. Jafvert, “Mechanism of Light-Independent Reaction of Graphene Oxide with NADH in Water: Reactive Oxygen Species (ROS) Measurement”, DOI: 10.1016/j.carbon.2017.07.048, Carbon, 123:216-222, 2017.
Sendesi, Teimouri, Seyedeh Mahboobeh, Kyungyeon Ra, Emily Conkling, Brandon Boor, Md. Muruddin, John Howarter, Jeffrey Youngblood, Lisa Kobos, Janathon Shannahan, Chad Jafvert, Andrew Whelton, “Worksite Chemical air Emissions and Worker Exposure during Sanitary Sewere and stormwater Pipe Rehabilitation using Cured-in-Place-Pipe (CIPP)”, Environmental Science & Technology Letters, 4(8):325-333, 2017.
Active for 2017-2018
CE 559 - Water Quality Modeling (see EEE 300 link above) Click here for the Syllabus.
EEE 56000-001 The Internet of Sustainability (a 1 credit module about the Internet-of-Things for sustainability)
EEE 495 - Environmental Chemodynamics
GEP EEE - Drinking Water Issues in Rural Colombia (GEP is Global Engineering Program)
EEE 360 - Environmental and Ecological Engineering Laboratory
EEE 300 - Environmental and Ecological Systems Modeling
CE 293 - Computers and Computer Programming in Civil Engineering
CE 350 - Introduction to Environmental Engineering
CE 353 - Physico-Chemical Principles of Environmental Engineering
EPICS - Engineering Projects in Community Service (CE 296/396/496)-Constructed Wetlands/Elliot Ditch
CE 597 - Water Chemistry
CE 597 - Soil and Groundwater Remediation
CE 651 - Advanced Environmental Science
Local Links for Students
Macros - Here are some example Excel macros for Solving Problems in Water Chemistry
THOR+ - Purdue's Library for e-journals and Chemical Abstracts
Research Interests, Sample Papers, and Projects
Centro Educativo Olaya Herrera” near Amaga, Antioquia, Colombia
Drinking water treated by slow sand filtration and then chlorination, March 2014
Current and Former Graduate Students
External to Purdue
The Wabash River, Lafayette, Indiana