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Dr. Mahmoud Wazne

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Dr. Mahmoud Wazne
Assistant Professor
Location:McLean 501
Phone:201.216.8993
Fax:201.216.8212
Email:mwazne@stevens.edu
Courses:
CE 483
EN 654
EN 686
Research & Education
Education
  • Ph.D. in Environmental Engineering, 2003, Stevens Institute of Technology.  
  • M.S. in Civil Engineering, Columbia University, New York, NY
  • B.S. in Civil Engineering, Columbia University, New York, NY
   
Research
Hydration and swelling of cementitious materials, groundwater hydrology and pollution, geochemical modeling, heavy metal contaminated soil and water remediation, fate and transport of nanomaterials.
Experience & Service
Professional Service
  • Assistant Professor, Depart. of Civil, Environmental and Ocean Engineering., Stevens Institute of Technology, September 2005 – current
  • Research Assistant Professor, Depart. of Civil, Environmental and Ocean Engineering., Stevens Institute of Technology, April 2004 - September 2005
  • Post-doctoral Research Associate, Stevens Institute of Technology, May 2003 -April 2004
  • Graduate Research Assistant, Stevens Institute of Technology, May 2000 -January 2003
  • Licensed Civil Engineer, Sands Contractors, January 1992 – May 1998
  • Lecturer, City University of New York, Staten Island, September 1991- January 1992
  • Graduate Research Assistant, Columbia Univeristyy, September 1990 - May 1991
Achievements & Professional Societies
Professional Societies
  • Member of ASCE (American Society of Civil Engineers)
  • Member of NGWA (National Ground Water Association)
  • Member of AWWA (American Water Works Association)
  • Member of ACS (American Chemical Society)
Selected Publications
Journals

  • Mahmoud Wazne, Deok Hyun Moon, Santhi Chandra Jagupilla, Sarath Chandra Jagupilla, Christos Christodoulatos, Dimitris Dermatas, Maria Chrysochoou. (Jun 30, 2007). "Remediation of chromite ore processing residue using ferrous sulfate and calcium polysulfide", Geosciences Journal. 11 (2), 105-110.


  • Reeti Doshi, Washington Braida, Christos Christodoulatos, Mahmoud Wazne and Gregory O’Connor. (May 29, 2007). "Nano-aluminum: Transport through sand columns and environmental effects on plants and soil communities", Environmental Research, Published Online.


  • Deok Hyun Moon, Mahmoud Wazne, Dimitris Dermatas, Christos Christodoulatos, Adriana M. Sanchez, Dennis G. Grubb, Maria Chrysochoou, Min Gyu Kim. (May 17, 2007). "Long-term treatment issues with chromite ore processing residue (COPR): Cr6+ reduction and heave", Journal of Hazardous Materials. 143 (3), 629-635.


  • Deok Hyun Moon, Dimitris Dermatas, Mahmoud Wazne, Maria Chrysochoo, and Adriana Sanchez. (May 16, 2007). "Heaving Related to Ettringite in Chromite Ore Processing Residue", Geochemistry and Health, Published online.


  • Mahmoud Wazne, Santhi Chandra Jagupilla, Deok Hyun Moon, Sarath Jagupilla, Christos Christodoulatos, Min Gyu Kim. (May 2007). "Assessment of calcium polysulfide for the remediation of hexavalent chromium in chromite ore processing residue (COPR) ", Journal of Hazardous Materials. 143 (3), 620-628.


  • Mahmoud Wazne, Xiaoguang Meng, George P. Korfiatis, and Christos Christodoulatos. (Aug 10, 2006). "Carbonate Effects on Hexavalent Uranium Removal from Water by Nanocrystalline Titanium Dioxide", Journal of Hazardous Materials. 136 (1), 47-52.


  • Maria Chrysochoou, Dimitris Dermatas, Deok Hyun Moon, Christos Christodoulatos, Mahmoud Wazne, Chris French, John Morris, and Maria Kaouris. (Jun 2006). "Investigation of Barium Treatment of Chromite Ore Processing Residue (COPR)", Journal of ASTM International. doi: 10.1520/JAI3314.


  • Dimitris Dermatas, Maria Chrysochoou, Deok Hyun Moon, Dennis G. Grubb, Mahmoud Wazne, Christos Christodoulatos. (2006). "Ettringite-Induced Heave in Chromite Ore Processing Residue (CORP) upon Ferrous Sulfate Treatment", Environmental Science and Technology. 40 (18), 5786-5792.


  • Mahmoud Wazne, George Korfiatis, and Xiaoguang Meng. (2003). "Carbonate effects on Hexavalent Uranium by Iron Oxyhydroxide", Environmental Science and Technology. 37 3619-3624.


  •    Conference Proceedings

  • Deok Hyun Moon, Dimitris Dermatas, Adriana M. Sanchez, Mahmoud Wazne, Maria Chrysochoou, C. Christodoulatos, Dennis G. Grubb, Min Gyu Kim. "Investigation of heave and remediation of chromite ore preocessing residue (COPR) materials using ferrous sulfate", Proceedings of the Second International Conference on Environmental Science and Technology, American Academy of Art, Huston, Texas, USA, August 19-22 2006. pgs 239-244.


  • Reeti Doshi, Washington Braida, Christos Christodoulatos, Mahmoud Wazne. "Transport of nanosixed aluminum particles through sand columns and their environmental impacts", In-Proc. Internation Conference for the Protection and Restoration of the Environment VIII 3-7, Chania, Greece, July 2006.


  • Mahmoud Wazne, Santhi Sri Billapati, Christos Christodoulatos, Kristin L. Jasinkiewicz, Kimberly E. Hogrelius, Michael Hespos, Christopher Haines. "Environmentally Friendly replacement test for the mercurous nitrate test", In-Proc. The International Conference for the Protection and Resteration of the Environment VIII 3-7, Chania, Greece, July 2006.


  • Deok Hyun Moon, Dimitris Dermatas, Maria Chrysochoou, Adriana M. Sanchez, Mahmoud Wazne, Dennis G. Grubb. "Sulfate induced heaving in chromite ore processing residue", Environmental Geotechnics (5th ICEG), H.R. Thomas (ed.), Thomas Telford Publishing, London. 2 pgs 1479-1486, 2006.


  • Maria Chrysochoou, Dimitris Dermatas, Deok Hyun Moon, Mahmoud Wazne. "Role and Properties of calcium aluminum oxide hydrates in chromium waste stabilization ", Proceedings of the 1st Internation Conference on Environmental Science and Technology, American Academy Sciences, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA, January 23-26 2005.


  • Maria Chrysochoou, Deok Hyun Moon, Dimitris Dermatas, Mahmoud Wazne, Xiaoguang Meng, Maria Kaouris, John Morris, Chris. French, Bruce Sass. " Mineralogical analysis of chrome ore processing residue by x-ray powder diffraction", Proceedings of the 8th International In Situ and On-Site Bioremediation Symposium, Baltimore, MD, USA June 6-8 2005.


  • Mahmoud Wazne, Pierantonios Papazoglou, Marilena Papastavrou,Xiaoguang Meng, Dimitris Dermatas, and Christos Christodoulatos, Maria Kaouris, John Morris, and Robert L. Jackson, P.E. "Remediation of Chromite Ore Processing Residue by Chemical Reductants", In-Proc. Battelle. The Eighth International In.situ and On-site Bioremediation Symposium. Baltimore, MD, USA, 2005.


  • Mahmoud Wazne, Marilena Papastavrou, Pierantonios Papazoglou,Xiaoguang Meng, Dimitris Dermatas, Christos Christodoulatos, Deok Hyun Moon, Maria Kaouris, John Morris, and Robert L. Jackson, P.E. "Leaching Behavior of Chromite Ore Processing Residue", In-Proc. Battelle. The Eighth International In.situ and On-site Bioremediation Symposium. Baltimore, MD, USA, 2005.


  • Mahmoud Wazne, George Korfiatis, and Xiaoguang Meng. "Removal of Uranium from Water by Nanocrystalline Titanium Dioxide", In-Proc. The Internation Conference for the Protection adn Restoration of the Environment, Mykonos, Greece, June 2004.


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