Alex S. Mayer

Alex S. Mayer

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Charles and Patricia Nelson Presidential Professor, Civil and Environmental Engineering

  • PhD, University of North Carolina

Biography

Dr. Mayer's teaching interests include groundwater flow and transport and subsurface remediation. Research projects Dr. Mayer is currently involved in include: "Numerical and Experimental Investigations of Contaminant Transport in Groundwater Vadose Zones," "Mathematical Optimization of Groundwater Remediation Systems: Multi-Objective and Uncertainty Problems," "Surfactant-Enhanced Dissolution of Nonaqueous Phase Liquids in Subsurface Systems," "Groundwater Flow in a Fault Zone in the Vicinity of Desert Hot Springs, California," and "Simulation of Saltwater Intrusion in the Guaymas Valley, Sonora, Mexico California." Dr. Mayer has published in journals such as theJournal of Contaminant Hydrology, Transport in Porous Media, and Water Resources Research.

Teaching Interests

  • Groundwater flow and transport and subsurface remediation

Research Interests

  • Numerical and Experimental Investigations of Contaminant Transport in Groundwater Vadose Zones
  • Mathematical Optimization of Groundwater Remediation Systems: Multi-Objective and Uncertainty Problems
  • Surfactant-Enhanced Dissolution of Nonaqueous Phase Liquids in Subsurface Systems
  • Groundwater Flow in a Fault Zone in the Vicinity of Desert Hot Springs, California
  • Simulation of Saltwater Intrusion in the Guaymas Valley, Sonora, Mexico California