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Micro and Nanotechnology Laboratory
208 North Wright Street Urbana, Illinois 61801

 

Office hours 8:30a - 5:00p

 

Phone: 217-333-3097
Fax: 217-244-6375
email: mntl@illinois.edu

Highlights

Charles James Werth

Professor
Civil and Environmental Engineering
1110 Newmark Civil Engineering Bldg
205 N. Mathews
Urbana, Illinois 61801
(217) 333-3822
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Ph.D. minor, Chemistry, Stanford University, 1997
Ph.D., Civil/Environmental Engineering, Stanford University, 1997

Research Interests:
My research focuses on the reactive transport of pollutants in porous media, and on the development of sustainable water treatment technologies for pollution treatment.
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Honors, Recognition, and Outstanding Achievements:

Honors, Recognition, and Outstanding Achievements for Teaching:

  • National Academy of Engineerings First Annual Frontiers of Engineering Education Symposium, Invited Participant
  • BP Award for Innovation in Undergraduate Instruction
  • List of teachers ranked as excellent by their students for CEE330
  • List of teachers ranked as excellent by their students for CEE440
  • List of teachers ranked as excellent by their students for CEE540
  • Collins teaching fellow
  • General Electric teaching fellow
  • General Electric teaching scholar

Honors, Recognition, and Outstanding Achievements for Research:

  • One of the three most read articles in Journal of Contaminant Hydrology, Werth et al., A review of non-invasive imaging methods and applications in contaminant hydrology research.
  • American Water Works Association Thomas R. Camp Scholarship for my graduate student, Jong Kwon Choe
  • Wiley Research Fellow, DOE’s Environmental Molecular Science Laboratory
  • User Advisory Committee, DOE’s Environmental Molecular Science Laboratory
  • Editors Choice Award, Environmental Science and Technology, Best Papers of 2010, 2nd Runner-up in the category of Technology, (Zhang et al., ES&T, 2010)
  • NANO conference, Student platform presentation award for my graduate student, Danmeng Shuai
  • Grand Challenge Student Paper Award for my graduate student, Danmeng Shuai, Association of Environmental Engineering and Science Professors
  • Invited presentation at Gordon Research Conference
  • Invited speaker and participant, NSF workshop on contaminated groundwater plumes, Univ. Kansas
  • Invited speaker & participant, Aquaterra Biogeochemical Workshop, Tuebingen, Germany
  • Arthur and Virginia Nauman Faculty Scholar
  • Invited speaker and participant, NSF US-Israeli Workshop on Nanotechnology for Water Purification
  • Invited speaker and participant, German – American workshop on Biogeochemical Gradients, Sponsored by the German National Science Foundation
  • Fulbright Research Fellowship Awardee (declined and accepted Humboldt)
  • Humboldt Research Fellowship Award
  • Invited speaker and participant, NIEHS Superfund Basic Research Program DNAPL workshop, Tucson, AZ
  • Best Student Presentation Awards for two of my graduate students at the 2001 Spring meeting of the American Geophysical Union
  • Environmental Engineering and Science Faculty Scholar
  • National Science Foundation CAREER Award

Honors, Recognition, and Outstanding Achievements for Public Service:

  • Guest Editor of special issue in Environmental Science and Technology that focused on Environmental and Geochemical Aspects of Geological Carbon Sequestration.
  • 2012 Excellence in Reviewing Award from the journal "Environmental Science and Technology"
  • External Advisory Board, Center for Frontiers of Subsurface Energy Security, DOE Energy Frontiers Research Center, University of Texas
  • DOE’s Environmental Molecular Science Laboratory User Executive Committee
  • Geochemistry, Biogeochemisty, and Subsurface Science theme Advisory Panel (STAP), DOE Environmental Molecular Science Laboratory (EMSL)
  • Organizational committee, Gordon Research Conference
  • Air Force Institute of Technology (AIT) Environmental Engineering Program Review Committee
  • Secretary, Association of Environmental Engineering and Science Professors
  • Board of Directors, AEESP Foundation
  • Board of Directors, Association of Environmental Engineering and Science Professors
  • Distinguished Service Award, Association of Environmental Engineering and Science Professors, 2005, 2009
  • ASCE Journal of Environmental Engineer’s Editor Award for Service
  • Associate Editor, ASCE, Journal of Environmental Engineering
  • Associate Editor, Journal of Contaminant Hydrology
  • Participant by invitation to the National Academy of Engineering’s Fifth German-American Frontiers of Engineering Symposium, Washington DC
  • Participant by invitation to the National Academy of Engineering’s Sixth Frontiers of Engineering program, San Diego, September
  • Chi Epsilon Honorary Faculty Member