Michelle M. Scherer

Michelle M. Scherer
Professor, Civil and Environmental Engineering
Additional Titles: 
Donald E. Bently Professor of Engineering
Departmental Executive Officer, Civil and Environmental Engineering
Researcher, Center for Global and Regional Environmental Research
Faculty Research Engineer, IIHR--Hydroscience & Engineering
Researcher, Nanoscience and Nanotechnology Institute
(319) 335-5654
4105 Seamans Center for the Engineering Arts and Sciences
Joined the College of Engineering: 
Ph.D., Environmental Science and Engineering, Oregon Graduate Institute of Science and Technology, 1998
M.S., Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Connecticut, 1994
B.S. Systems Engineering, University of Virginia, 1989
Present Research Interests: 
Fe redox cycling and biogeochemistry
nanoscience in geochemistry: reactions of environmental contaminants, such as TCE and Uranium with Fe minerals formed from chemical and biological pathways
behavior of nanoparticle iron minerals in air, water, and so
Active Scientific and Professional Society Memberships: 
American Chemical Society
Geochemical Society of America
Association of Environmental Engineering and Science Professors. Associate Editor, Aquatic Sciences
Editorial Review Board, Ground Water Monitoring & Remediation and Geochemical Transactions
Special Fields of Knowledge: 
Fe redox cycling and biogeochemistry, nanoscience in geochemistry, environmental chemistry, ground water remediation, Mössbauer spectroscopy and electrochemistry