Members

Fall 2017 Environmental Biogeochemistry (EBL) Group

From left: Qiang (Ted) Li, Hezhong Yuan, Hamed Arfania, Deb Jaisi, Hui Li, Fatemeh Izaditame, Gulcin Tosun, Mingjing Sun, Lisa Stout, Ruifang Hu and Kelsey McCullough

Principal Investigator

Jaisi

Dr. Deb Jaisi
Email: jaisi@udel.edu
Associate Professor of Environmental Biogeochemistry
 

 


1. Postdoctoral associates and visiting scientists:
Dr. Mingjing Sun
Email: smj@udel.edu
Project: Phytate degradation
Dr. Lisa M. Stout (visiting scientist)
Email: lstout@udel.edu
Project: Mineralization of organic P by bacteria
Dr. Hezhong Yuan (visiting scholar)
Email: yuanh@udel.edu
Project: Phosphorus cycling in the  lakes

 


2. Graduate Students
Hui Li
Email: lihui@udel.edu
Glyphosate degradation
Ted (Qiang) Li
Email: liqiang@udel.edu
Sources and cycling of P in estuarine environment
Gulcin Tosun
Email: gulcin@udel.edu
Precipitation and dissolution of apatite
Fatemeh Izaditame
Email: fizadi@udel.edu
Interface reactions and isotope effects
Ruifang Hu
Email: rfhu@udel.edu
Stereotransformation and degradation of phytate
 3. Visiting Students: 
Hamed Arfania
Email: arfania@udel.edu
Phosphorus cycling in estuarine environment
4. Undergraduate Students: 
Kelsey McCullough
Email: kelmcc@udel.edu
Undergraduate researcher

 


B. Past laboratory members

Postdoctoral associates:

1. Dr. Jiying Li (2015-16), Currently: Postdoctoral Associate, University of Toronto, Canada
2. Dr. Kevin (Dengjung) Wang (2014-16). Currently: Postdoctoral Associate, US-EPA, Ada, OK.
3. Dr. Avula Balakrishna (2014-15), Currently: Assistant Professor, Rajeev Gandhi Memorial College of Engineering & Technology, India.
4. Dr. Sitindra Dirghangi (2013-14), Currently: Assistant Professor, Indian Institute of Science and Technology, India
5. Dr. Wei Li (2012-13), Currently: Professor, Nanjing University, China
6. Dr. Xioana Li (2012-13), Currently: Instructor and laboratory manager, Montclair University, NJ

Graduate Students:

1. Sunendra Joshi  (PhD student, 2011-16), Currently: Postdoctoral Associate, University of Kentucky, KY
2. Yuge Bai  (Graduate student, 2014-16), Currently: PhD student, University of Tubingen, Germany
3. Kristi Bear (Graduate student, 2014-16), Currently: Soil Scientist, USDA-ARS, UT
4. Kiran Upreti (Graduate student, 2011-13), Currently: PhD student, Louisiana State University, LA
5. Jiangqi Wu (Graduate student, 2012-14), Currently: Soil Scientist, New Zeland Soil Survey, New Zeland

Undergraduate Students:

1. Awet Negusse (Undergraduate Student, 2014), Currently: Chemist, Evans Analytical Group, MD
2. Thanh T. Nguyen (Undergraduate EPSCoR Intern, 2013), Currently: PhD student, Delaware State University, DE
3. Michael Scharf (Undergraduate student, 2012), Currently: MS degree student, University of Scranton, PA