Athanasios Karamalidis-Wilton E. Scott Institute for Energy Innovation - Carnegie Mellon University

Athanasios KaramalidisAthanasios Karamalidis

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.

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