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Research Interests

My research interests lie in the areas of contaminant fate, transport, and remediation. I am particularly interested in aggressive remediation technologies for contaminated soils and emerging contaminants in the environment such as fire retardants and other micropollutants.

Teaching Interests

Current Teaching: Contaminated Land, Pollution & Rehabilitation of Degraded Ecosystems, Chemistry & Materials Science

Past Teaching: Statistics & Model Analysis, Water & Wastewater Treatment Design

Education/Academic qualification

Doctor of Philosophy, Rutgers University

Master of Science, Rutgers University

Bachelor of Science, Johns Hopkins University

Keywords

  • contaminated soils
  • remediation
  • smouldering combustion
  • environmental engineering

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Projects 2009 2019

Research Output 2008 2016

An investigation of potentially toxic element content in beached plastic resin pellets from Kuwait and the United Kingdom

Mandekar, B. E. A., Davidson, C., Switzer, C. & Liggat, J. 5 May 2016 (Unpublished)

Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstract

Polypropylenes
Poisons
Polyethylene
Resins
Plastics
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Curricula
environmental engineering

Thesis

Decabromodiphenyl ether fate in soil system : sorption in soil matrices and new perspective for soil remediation

Author: malgaretti, M., 1 Jan 2016

Supervisor: Switzer, C. (Supervisor) & Gibson, L. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

Investigation of the role of microplastics in the transport of potentially toxic element species in the marine environment

Author: Bedraya E A Mandekar, B., 1 Oct 2016

Supervisor: Davidson, C. (Supervisor) & Switzer, C. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

Prizes

Activities 2008 2017

  • 2 Journal peer review
  • 1 Key-note speaker and plenary lectures at conferences
  • 1 Participation in workshop, seminar, course
  • 1 Invited talk

Training day on Integrated Pollution Prevention and Control for delegates from the Hebei Provincial Government

Phoenix, V. (Speaker), Lord, R. (Speaker), Joao, E. (Speaker), Switzer, C. (Speaker), Knapp, C. (Speaker)
5 Dec 2017

Activity: Participation in workshop, seminar, course

Fire Technology (Journal)

Switzer, C. (Peer reviewer)
1 Jul 2011 → …

Activity: Journal peer review