Kauser Jahan, Ph.D., P.E.

Kauser Jahan, Ph.D., P.E.

Kauser Jahan, Ph.D., P.E.
Civil & Environmental Engineering Professor and Department Head

Kauser Jahan, Ph.D., P.E.
Civil & Environmental Engineering

Contact Info
Rowan Hall 113


Research with Rowan

Website: http://users.rowan.edu/%7Ejahan/personal/kjweb/jahan.htm

Ph.D., University of Minnesota
B.S., Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology

Impactful Research Areas:
    Green Construction
    Advancing Pedagogical Innovation
    Disrupting Inequalities in Engineering
    Equipping Students for Success

Research Expertise:
Water and Wastewater Treatment and Design; Biodegradation of Pollutants-Organics and Metals;  Biodegradation Kinetics of Pollutants; Green and Sustainable Engineering; K-12 Outreach Materials for Science and Engineering

My research projects and clinics include: Algae Derived Biofuel Studies with the DOE; Heavy Metal Contamination in Highway Marking Glass Beads with the NJDOT; Nonylphenol and other Endocrine Disruptors in Wastewater Treatment Plant Effluent with the NJWWRRI; Wastewater Reuse Impacts on Wetlands with Burlington County; Novel membrane process for Denitrification with the WERF; Fate and Transport of Surfactants with the NHRSC; Innovative Membrane Process for a WWTP with Biothane Inc.; Use of E-noses for Odor Detection in Wastewater Treatment Plants with the NATC; NDE evaluation of concrete sewers with the WERF; Water Quality Assessment for Newton Creek, USEPA; Hands on an Aquarium:K-12 Outreach Materials with the NSF; Digital Imaging Across the Curriculum-NSF

Awards and Honors:
Fulbright Scholar 2015
WEPAN 2013 Women in Engineering Initiative Award
ASCE 2013 SJ Branch George Stout Award
ASEE WIED Sharon A. Keillor Award for Women in Engineering Education 2010

Recent Publications:
K. Jahan, R. Breeen, P. Hurley, M. Mittenzwei and D. Murray (2017) Algae Based Engineering Education, Proceedings of the World Congress on Education, Dublin, Ireland, July 2017.  Best Extended Abstract Award.

K. Jahan, R. Breen, P. Hurley, M. Mittenzwei, D. Boileau and D. Murray  (2017) Algae Grows the Future, Proceedings of the 2017 Annual ASEE Conference, Columbus, Ohio

K. Jahan, R. Breen, P. Hurley, M. Mittenzwei, D. Boileau and D. Murray  (2017) Development of Algae-based Experiments to Teach Engineering Concepts, Proceedings of the ASEE Middle Atlantic Conference at Morgan State University, April 8th, 2017.

Jahan, K. and N. Dejarnette (2014) A Mobile Program for Enhancing Engineering Education, Proceedings of the 2014 Annual FIE Conference, Madrid, Spain.

Sandhu, N, Axe. L., Ndiba, P. K., Jahan, K. and Ramanujachary, K. V.(2013) Leaching of As, Pb, and Sb from Highway Marking Glass Beads, Env. Engg. J., 139, 1168-1177.