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Research Interests

Professor Wells’s research group works at the interface of environmental biotechnology and microbial ecology, with an emphasis on the study of microbial diversity, dynamics, interactions, and function in engineered and impacted natural aquatic systems. Their primary research interests are microbial nitrogen cycling and short-circuit biological nutrient removal processes, microbial ecology of engineered and natural settings, sustainable biological wastewater treatment, microbial greenhouse gas production, and resource and energy recovery from waste.

Education/Academic qualification

Civil and Environmental Engineering, PhD, Stanford University

… → 2011

Civil and Environmental Engineering, MS, Stanford University

… → 2006

Chemical Engineering, BS, Rice University

… → 2003

Environmental Engineering, BA, Rice University

… → 2003

Research interests

  • Environmental biotechnology
  • Microbial ecology of natural and engineered systems
  • Nutrient pollution management and abatement


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