Phosphate recovery from waste water using Lehigh University’s hybrid exchange nanotechnology. Pennsylvania Infrastructure
Technology Alliance. $25,300. (Co-PI with Arup SenGupta). 2017-2018.
Innovative Bio-Inspired Materials for Soil Treatment to
Improve the Sustainability and Resilience of Civil Infrastructures. Lehigh University Faculty Innovation Grant. $30,000.
(Co-PI with Muhannad Suleiman and Bryan Berger). 2017-2018.
Exploratory Investigation of Flexible Calcite Precipitation for Soil Improvement. National Science Foundation. $162,732. (Co-PI with Muhannad Suleiman and Bryan Berger). 2016-2018.
Effects of adhesion
on the long-term survival of bacteria and implications for development of engineered surface coatings. Lehigh University Faculty
Research Grant. $6,000. (PI). 2016-2017.
PITA - Investigation of bio-inspired soil improvement and its effects on thermal
properties of soils. Pennsylvania Infrastructure Technology Alliance. $44,990. (Co-PI with Muhannad Suleiman). 2016-2017.
Bio-modification of Surface Soils to Resist Erosion due to Wind Loading. Qatar National Research Fund. $809,278. (Co-PI with
Muhannad Suleiman, Nabil Zouari and Panos Diplas). 2016-2019.
Active Research Projects
Derick G. Brown, Ph.D., P.E.