Liyuan Liang

Liyuan Liang

Distinguished R&D Staff and Leader
Earth & Aquatic Sciences Group
Environmental Sciences Division
Oak Ridge National Laboratory
Oak Ridge, TN 37831-6038
Phone:  (865) 241-3933
Fax:  (865) 576-8646
liangl@ornl.gov

Research Areas and Focuses

  • Biological and chemical transformation of mercury at the sediment-water interface
  • Aqueous chemical speciation and surface chemical reactions that control the fate of metals, radionuclides and organic compounds in engineering systems and natural environments.
  • Geochemical and interfacial processes affecting metal oxide colloidal particles in aquatic and subsurface environments
  • R&D of remediation technologies for soil and groundwater
  • Sequestration studies of clathrate CO2 gas hydrates
  • R&D of Permeable Reactive Barrier technology for groundwater remediation

Education

  • Ph.D., Environmental Engineering, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, CA, 1988
  • M.S., Environmental Engineering, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, CA, 1983
  • B.S., Civil Engineering, Northeastern University, Boston, MA, 1982
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