Washington University in St. Louis

Engineering

Daniel Giammar

Professor
Biography
Prior to joining Washington University in St. Louis in 2002, Professor Giammar served as a research associate in Geosciences at Princeton University. Professor Giammar is active in environmental engineering research and education at the university and at the national level. Professor Giammar has served on national committees of the Association of Environmental Engineering and Science Professors and has been an invited member National Science Foundation committees on sustainable engineering and the development of the WATERS Network, a large-scale environmental research infrastructure project.

Professor Giammar's teaching and mentoring have been recognized by the Environmental Engineering Student Association's Professor of the Year Award and the Association of Graduate Engineering Students "Big Fish" Mentor of the Year Award. In 2006, Professor Giammar received one of the National Science Foundation Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) Awards. His research has been sponsored by the American Water Works Association Research Foundation, the U.S. National Science Foundation, the U.S. Department of Energy, and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. Professor Giammar is also a member of the Center for Materials Innovation and the Environmental Studies Program.
Research
Professor Giammar's research focuses on chemical reactions that affect the fate and transport of heavy metals and radionuclides in natural and engineered aquatic systems. His recent work investigated interactions of lead and phosphate at mineral-water interfaces, adsorption of arsenic to novel sorbent materials, control of lead concentrations in drinking water, environmental applications of nanostructured materials, and the environmental biogeochemistry of uranium.
Selected Publications

Wan, W., Pepping, T.J., Banerji, T., Chaudhari, S., and D.E. Giammar, Effects of water chemistry on arsenic removal from drinking water by electrocoagulation, Water Research, 45: 384-392, 2011.


Wang, Y, Xie, Y, Li, W., Wang, Z., and D.E. Giammar, Formation of lead(IV) oxide corrosion products from lead(II) compounds, Environmental Science and Technology, 44(23): 8950-8956, 2010.


Singh, A. Ulrich, K.-U., and D.E. Giammar, Impact of phosphate on uranium(VI) immobilization in the presence of goethite, Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 74: 6324-6343, 2010.


Xie, Y., Wang, Y., and D.E. Giammar, Impact of chlorine disinfectants on dissolution of the lead corrosion product PbO2, Environmental Science and Technology, 44(18): 7082-7088, 2010.


Ulrich, K.-U., Ilton, E., Sharp, J., Veeramani, H., Bernier-Latmani, R., Schofield, E., Bargar, J., and D.E. Giammar, Dissolution kinetics of biogenic UO2 under oxidizing conditions and in the presence of carbonate, Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 73(20): 6065-6083, 2009.

Selected Research
Title: Interfacial Reactions Affecting Heavy Metal Fate and Transport
Role: Principal Investigator
Sponsor: National Science Foundation
 
Title:  SLAC Science Focus Area on Stability of Biogenic Uranium(IV)
Role:  Co-Investigator (PI: John Bargar at Stanford Linear Accelerator Center)
Sponsor:  Department of Energy
 
Title:  Manganese Redox Mediation of UO2 Stability and Uranium Fate in the Subsurface
Role:  Co-Investigator (PI: Brad Tebo at Oregon Health and Science University)
Sponsor:  Department of Energy
 
Title:  Lead(IV) Oxide Formation and Stability in Drinking Water Distribution Systems
Role:  Principal Investigator
Sponsor:  Water Research Foundation
 
Title:  Life Cycles of Metals in Coal Combustion
Role:  Principal Investigator
Sponsor:  Consortium for Clean Coal Utilization
 
Title:  Mechanisms and Kinetics of Multiphase Fluid-Formation Mineral Reactions in Carbon Dioxide Geologic Sequestration
Role:  Co-Investigator (PI:  Young-Shin Jun)
Sponsor:  Consortium for Clean Coal Utilization
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Contact Daniel Giammar
Address 1 Brookings Drive
Campus Box 1180
City/St/Zip St. Louis, MO 63130
Office Brauer Hall, Room 1023
Phone (314) 935-6849
Fax (314) 935-5464
Email giammar@wustl.edu
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Education
PhD, California Institute of Technology, 2001
MS, California Institute of Technology, 1998
BS, Carnegie Mellon University, 1996
 
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