Associate Research Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering
When to call: Karamalidis' research involves the protection of subsurface resources, such as groundwater aquifers, during geologic CO2 sequestration.
- Resource recovery: Emphasis on new technologies for the extraction and recovery of critical materials and rare earth elements Geochemistry of rare earth elements.
- Unconventional Oil and Gas: Shale gas operations geochemistry, hydraulic fracturing, enhanced oil recovery.
- Energy and environment: Geochemical phenomena under CO2 storage conditions in geologic formations, groundwater and shallow aquifers Characterization, fate, and remediation of oil-derived hydrocarbons in water, soil, and sediment Hazardous and toxic waste site remediation.
- Water: Chemistry and geochemical modeling of aqueous systems.