Nankai University and Rice University China-U.S. Center for Environmental Remediation and Sustainable Development

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The Center is housed at sponsoring academic institutions. At this time, the sponsoring academic institutions comprise of  Nankai University in Tianjin Chinese Research Academy of Environmental Sciences in Beijing and Rice University in Houston.  Administration of the Center is through an Advisory Board, which comprises members from industry, government sponsors and co-directors from sponsoring universities. Profs. Wei Chen and Mason Tomson of Nankai and Rice Universities, respectively, will initially serve as co-directors. The Advisory Board shall solicit and fund study proposals from universities.

Rice University

Dr. Mason B. Tomson, Co-Director
Professor
Specialty: Fate and Transport of Organic and Heavy Metals in Sediments and Ground Water
Email: mtomson@rice.edu

Dr. Pedro J. Alvarez Professor  
Specialty: Bioremediation and nanotechnology
Email: alvarez@rice.edu

Dr. Philip B. Bedient Professor
Specialty:  Surface and groundwater hydrology
Email: bedient@rice.edu

Dr. Qilin Li  Assistant Professor
Specialty:  Advanced treatment technologies for water membrane processes
Email: Qilin.li@rice.edu

Dr. Calvin H. Ward Professor
Specialty:  Environmental Microbiology
Email: wardch@rice.edu

Mr. James B. Blackburn Adjunct Professor.
Specialty: Environmental Policy and Regulation          
Email: jbb@blackburncarter.com

Dr. Amy Kan  
Co-Director        
Email:  atk@rice.edu

Nankai University

Dr. Wei Chen, Co-Director
Adjunct Professor.
Specialty: Fate and transport of organic contaminants in sediments and groundwater
Email: chenwei@nankai.edu.cn

Chinese Research Academy of Environmental Sciences(CRAES), SEPA

Dr. Fasheng Li

Director, Department of Soil Pollution Control
Email: lifs@craes.org.cn

 
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