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Principal Investigator

Dr. Smith joined the Sonny Astani Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at the University of Southern California in 2014. He came from the University of Michigan where he received his MS and PhD in environmental engineering under the direction of Lutgarde Raskin and Steven J. Skerlos. His PhD research focused on anaerobic membrane bioreactor (AnMBR) treatment of domestic wastewater with an emphasis on the membrane biofilm’s role in treatment as a strategy to improve performance at low temperatures. Dr. Smith received his bachelor’s degree in civil engineering from Marquette University in 2009.

Current Students

PhD Student

PhD Student

PhD Student

PhD Student

PhD Student

PhD Student

Master's Students

Yuan Xu

Jiayu Geng

 

Undergraduate Students

Ciara Anderson

Dani Fedele

Fareda Marzouk

Anette Sandoval

Litao She

Lab Technician

Alumni

PhD Alumni

PhD Alumni

Postdoctoral Scholar

Postdoctoral Scholar

PhD Alumni

PhD Alumni

Wensi Lee, 2021

Tranice’ Warner, 2017-2019

Stephanie Gee, 2016-2019

Yushu Cheng, 2019

Juhe Liu, 2019

Qin Dong, 2019

Wenjun Zhao, 2018

Jewls Lagman, 2018

Karim Taha, 2017

Jia (Iris) Wang, 2016

Pooja Sinha, 2016-2017

Barbara Hollo de Andrade, 2015

Adilson Becker Jr., 2015-2016

Kevin Yu, 2015-2016


 

Graduate Alumni

Undergraduate Alumni

Noor Al-Riyami, 2021-22

Lauren Anderson, 2021-22

Christina Najm, 2019-2020

Rajuan Nelson, 2018 – 2019

Jacob Totaro, 2018 - 2019

Eli Kotelov, 2018

Jake Lam, 2017 - 2018

Alexis Barge, 2016 - 2018

Ben Johnson, 2015 - 2016

Jewls Lagman, 2015 - 2017

Jeremy Pathmanabhan, 2015


 

Gizel Lee Morales, Summer 2022

Kevin Zaldana, Summer 2022

Ana Baena, Summer 2022

Terrence Matthews II, Summer 2022

Chiara Nandapurkar, Summer 2021

Roberto Camacho, Summer 2021

Miriam Garcia, Summer 2021

Nicholas Luo, Summer 2020

Joseph Chen, Summer 2020

Anouk Braun, Summer 2018

Noel Ermer, Summer 2017 and 2018

Caroline Kim, 2015 - 2017

Garret Kageyama, Summer 2015

Chloe Huang, Summer 2015


 

High School Alumni