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Paula Monaco

Paula Monaco

Academic Information

Degree Program: Doctor of Philosophy in Civil Engineering
Academic Focus: Anti-fouling Technology, Advanced Oxidation Processes (AOPs)


Research Interests

Paula is working on long term studies of selenium biopolymer spacers used to prevent biofouling of reverse osmosis modules exposed to industrial and wastewater streams. She is testing organo-selenium surface modified stainless steel surfaces to prevent biofouling in treatment of space wastestreams. Paula's research interest also include GIS mapping of pharmaceutical and personal care products transport through Texas' subsurface.