Stephanie Luster-Teasley, Ph.D.

Professor and ChairTeasley

Vita              ENGAGE 2BE Program

Contact: 448 McNair Hall
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Ph.D. Michigan State University 2003
M.S. Michigan State University 2000
B.S. North Carolina A&T State University 1996

Teaching Interest

CIEN 212 Fundamental Principles in Environ. Eng.
CAAE 362 Engineering Fluid Mech. & Hydraulic Lab

Research Interest

Chemical Oxidation, Water and Wastewater Treatment, Physical/Chemical/Microbial Remediation, Green Engineering and Sustainability, Water Recycling/Water Reuse, Homeland Security, Engineering Education

Research Projects

  • National Science Foundation: IEECI: Reforming Environmental Engineering Laboratories for Sustainable Engineering (REESE Initiative); $150,000
  • National Science Foundation: BRIGE: Development of Controlled Release Polymers for Environmental Remediation; $175,000
  • 2010 DHS Homeland Security Minority Research Team; Research Conducted at the Center for Advancing Microbial Risk Assessment; $24,000

Selected Publications

  • Luster-Teasley, S; Onochie, P; Shirley, V.; “Chapter 2: Encapsulation of Potassium Permanganate Oxidant in Biodegradable Polymers to develop a novel form of Controlled-Release Remediation”. Innovative Environmental Engineering Technologies. Elsevier, Editor: V Shah, 2010, 39-55.
  • Crume, R.; Luster-Teasley, S.; Cowherd, C; “Working Smarter in a New Economy: A New Chapter in America’s Leadership on the Environment.” EM Magazine, March 2009.
  • Luster-Teasley, S., Ubaka, N., Masten, S.J.; “Evaluation of soil pH and moisture content on in-situ ozonation of Pyrene in soils”. Journal of Hazardous Materials, 2009, 167(1-3), 701-703.
  • Luster-Teasley, S; Ganey, P.; DiOrio, M.; Ward, J.; Malecska, R.; Trosko, J.; Masten, S.;“Effect of Byproducts from the Ozonation of Pyrene: Biphenyl-2,2',6,6'-tetracarbaldehyde and Biphenyl-2,2’,6,6’-tetracarboxylic acid on Gap Junction Intercellular Communication and Neutrophil Function.” Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry, 2005, 24(3), 733-740.
  • Goins, G., Smith, C. 4H2O: Understanding the link between water quality and climate change. 2010 4-H National Science Day. Student Manual and Facilitator Guide. Student Workbook published by the National 4-H Council for the 2010 National 4-H Science Day.