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Faculty Profile

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Name: Maria Chrysochoou
Title: Associate Professor
Department: Civil & Environmental Engineering
E-Mail: maria.chrysochoou@uconn.edu
Personal/Lab Website: http://geo.engr.uconn.edu
Program/Department Website: http://cee.engr.uconn.edu/people/faculty-members/chrysochoou-maria
Office Telephone: (860) 486-3594

Keywords | Categories: brownfields, Civil and Environmental Engineering, hazardous waste management, industrial by-product characterization and recycling, site remediation, soil and water pollution, spectroscopy

Professional Summary

Dr. Chrysochoou’s research has been focused on the behavior and treatment of metal pollutants in soil and groundwater, as well as the characterization and recycling of industrial waste and by-products. Her main research falls into the following areas: (1) Remediation of contaminated sites and brownfield redevelopment; (2) Fate and transport of metal pollutants in the environment; (3) Characterization of hazardous waste and secondary waste streams from industrial processes, as well as utilization and reuse; (4) Application of spectroscopic techniques for the characterization of transportation and construction materials, soils and waste.