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Mohammed Baalousha

Mohammed Baalousha, Ph.D.

Principal Investigator

Associate Professor of Environmental Nanoscience
Center for Environmental Nanoscience and Risk
Department of Environmental Health Sciences
Arnold School of Public Health
921 Assembly Street, RM 501C
Columbia, SC, 29205

B.S., 2001, Islamic University of Gaza (Palestine)
M.S., 2002, University of Bordeaux (France)
Ph.D., 2006, University of Bordeaux (France)

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JingJing Wang

JingJing Wang, Ph.D.

Post-Doctoral Student

B.S. Applied Chemistry, 2007, Wuhan University (China)
M.S. Analytical Chemistry, 2010, WIPM, Chinese Academy of Sciences (China)
Ph.D. Applied Chemistry, 2017, Colorado School of Mines (USA)

Dr. Wang’s current research focuses on monitoring engineered and incidental nanoparticles in environmental systems.

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Amar Alshim

Amar Alrshim

Graduate Student

B.S. Food Science and Biotechnology, 2001, University of Basra (Iraq)
M.S. Food Science and Biotechnology, 2010, University of Basra (Iraq)

Amar’s current research focuses on the biosynthesis of engineered nanoparticles and their application as antimicrobial agents together with understanding their environmental health and safety.

Talal Alshehri

Talal Alshehri

Graduate Student

B.S., Environmental Health, 2009, Imam Abdulrahman Bin Faisal University (Saudi Arabia)
MPH., Environmental Health, 2017, Eastern Kentucky University (USA)

Talal current research focuses on understanding the characteristics, fate, and effects of metal-containing atmospheric nanoparticles.

Mahmudun Nabi

Mahmudun Nabi

Graduate Student

B.S., Civil Engineering, 2009, Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology (Bangladesh)
M.S., Air Quality Control Solid Waste and Wastewater Process Engineering, 2014, University of Stuttgart (Germany)

Mahmudun’s current research focuses on the detection and quantification of engineered nanoparticles in environmental systems.

 

Alumni

Kamelia Afshinnia

Kamelia Afshinnia

Kamelia Afshinnia earned her Master’s degree in Civil and Environmental Engineering at the Iran University of Science and Technology and her PhD in Environmental Health from the University of South Carolina in 2018. She studied the transformation, deposition and aggregation behavior of nanomaterials in the environment and the how the interaction of nanomaterials with natural environmental components impact on these processes.

Frederic Loosli

Frederic Loosli

Frederic Loosli earned his Master’s degree in chemistry and PhD in environmental chemistry at the University of Geneva. After a postdoc in biophysics at Paris Diderot he joined Prof. Baalousha group at the University of South Carolina to investigate the detection and quantification of manufactured nanoparticles in environmental systems.

Mithun Sikder

Mithun Sikder

Mithun Sikdur earned his Master’s degree in Environmental Engineering from the University of Nottingham, UK in 2013 and his PhD from the University of South Carolina in 2019. He investigated the effect of metal and metal oxide nanoparticle size dispersity on their properties, uptake and toxicity. 


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