Mark R. Wiesner

Mark R. Wiesner

James L. Meriam Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering

Primary Appointment

School of Engineering

Wiesner's research interests include membrane processes, nanostructured materials, transport and fate of nanomaterials in the environment, colloidal and interfacial processes, and environmental systems analysis.

In The News

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

Kose Mutlu, B, Cantoni, B, Turolla, A, Antonelli, M, Hsu-Kim, H, and Wiesner, MR. "Application of nanofiltration for Rare Earth Elements recovery from coal fly ash leachate: Performance and cost evaluation." Chemical Engineering Journal 349 (October 2018): 309-317.
Bai, L, Liu, Y, Bossa, N, Ding, A, Ren, N, Li, G, Liang, H, and Wiesner, MR. "Incorporation of Cellulose Nanocrystals (CNCs) into the Polyamide Layer of Thin-Film Composite (TFC) Nanofiltration Membranes for Enhanced Separation Performance and Antifouling Properties." Environmental Science & Technology 52, no. 19 (October 2018): 11178-11187.
Simonin, M, Colman, BP, Anderson, SM, King, RS, Ruis, MT, Avellan, A, Bergemann, CM, Perrotta, BG, Geitner, NK, Ho, M, de la Barrera, B, Unrine, JM, Lowry, GV, Richardson, CJ, Wiesner, MR, and Bernhardt, ES. "Engineered nanoparticles interact with nutrients to intensify eutrophication in a wetland ecosystem experiment." Ecological Applications : a Publication of the Ecological Society of America 28, no. 6 (September 2018): 1435-1449.
Geitner, NK, Cooper, JL, Avellan, A, Castellon, BT, Perrotta, BG, Bossa, N, Simonin, M, Anderson, SM, Inoue, S, Hochella, MF, Richardson, CJ, Bernhardt, ES, Lowry, GV, Ferguson, PL, Matson, CW, King, RS, Unrine, JM, Wiesner, MR, and Hsu-Kim, H. "Size-Based Differential Transport, Uptake, and Mass Distribution of Ceria (CeO2) Nanoparticles in Wetland Mesocosms." Environmental Science & Technology 52, no. 17 (September 2018): 9768-9776.
Avellan, A, Simonin, M, McGivney, E, Bossa, N, Spielman-Sun, E, Rocca, JD, Bernhardt, ES, Geitner, NK, Unrine, JM, Wiesner, MR, and Lowry, GV. "Gold nanoparticle biodissolution by a freshwater macrophyte and its associated microbiome." Nature Nanotechnology (August 13, 2018).

Recent Grants

Courses

CEE 560: Environmental Transport Phenomena (CEE 560: Environmental Transport Phenomena)
ECON 212: Engineering Systems Optimization and Economics (ECON 212: Engineering Systems Optimization and Economics)
MENG 551: Master of Engineering Internship/Project Assessment (MENG 551: Master of Engineering Internship/Project Assessment)
ENVIRON 899: Master's Project (ENVIRON 899: Master's Project)
CEE 494: Research Independent Study in Civil and Environmental Engineering (CEE 494: Research Independent Study in Civil and Environmental Engineering)

Contact Information

120 Hudson Hall
Durham, NC 27708-0287
Box 90287
Durham, NC 27708-0287

Education

Ph.D., Johns Hopkins University (1985)
M.S., University of Iowa (1980)
B.A., Coe College (1978)