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Dr. Joel Z. Bandstra

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    Position: Associate Professor of Environmental Engineering, Saint Francis University; Adjunct

    Department: Engineering, Environmental Engineering

    Office: Science Center 017

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    About Dr. Joel Z. Bandstra


    • Post Doctorate, Geosciences, Penn State University
    • Ph.D., Environmental Science and Engineering, Oregon Health & Science University, 2005
    • B.S., Civil and Environmental Engineering, Clarkson University, 1998


    • Courses Taught
    • Research/Interests
    • Selected Publications
    Courses Taught
    • Introduction to Engineering (ENGR 102) Spring 2011
    • Engineering Dynamics (ENGR 202) Spring 2011
    • Transport Processes ( ENVE 312) Spring 2011
    • Modeling and Simulation (ENVE 313) Spring 2011
    • Measurements I (ENVE 321) Spring 2011
    • Engineering Mechanics: Statics (ENGR 201) Fall 2010
    • Fluid Mechanics (ENGR 301) Fall 2010

    Theory and applications of environmental chemical kinetics. Active projects include:
    1. groundwater remediation using granular iron metal
    2. dissimilatory metal reducing bacteria
    3. surface evolution during mineral weathering

    Selected Publications
    • Bandstra, J.Z.; Ross, D.E.; J.; Burgos W.D.; Brantley S.L. Compendium and Synthesis of Bacterial Manganese Reduction Rates. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta. In Revision.
    • Williams, J.Z.; Bandstra, J.Z.; Pollard, D.; Brantley S.L. The temperature dependence of feldspar dissolution determined using a coupled weathering – climate model for Holocene-aged loess soils. Geoderma 2010 156, 11-19.
    • Bandstra, J.Z.; Brantley, S.L. Stochastic Modeling of Surface Evolution during Mineral Dissolution. Geochim. et Cosmochim. Acta. 2008, 72, 2587.
    • (DOI: 10.1016/j.gca.2008.02.023)
    • Bandstra, J. Z.; Brantley, S. L. Fitting Kinetic Data for Geochemical Reactions. In: Kinetics of Water Rock Interactions; Eds. S. L. Brantley, J. D. Kubicki, and A. F. White. Springer, New York. 2008, 211-258.
    • Bandstra, J.Z.; Tratnyek, P.G. Central Limit Theorem for Chemical Kinetics in Complex Systems. J. Math. Chem. 2005, 37, 409.

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