Department of Civil, Environmental and Geodetic Engineering

hitchcock: building

Linda Weavers

ProfessorCivil, Envir & Geod Eng
ProfessorEarth Sciences

417E Hitchcock Hall
2070 Neil Avenue
Columbus, OH 43210

614-292-4061

About Me

Research Interest - Sonochemical remediation of pollutants, membrane fouling.

Honors

2007

  • College of Engineering Stanley E. Harrison Faculty Award

2006

  • OSU College of Engineering Lumley Research Award

2005

  • J.S. Braun/Braun Intertec Visiting Professor
  • OSU College of Engineering Lumley Interdisciplinary Research Award

2003

  • American Association of University Women 2003 Recognition Award for Emerging Scholars
  • John C. Geupel Chair in Civil Engineering

2002

  • President's Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers

2001

  • National Science Foundation CAREER Award, National Science Foundation
  • OSU College of Engineering Lumley Research Award

2000

  • Highest score in Ohio in environmental engineering on the Principles and Practices of Engineering examination

Chapters in Books

2003

  • R. M. Sykes, L. K. Weavers, and H. W. Walker, "Chapter 9: Chemical Water Treatment Processes" In Civil Engineering Handbook. Edited by Chen and Liew Eds. Boca Raton: CRC Press LLC. 2003.

2001

  • L. K. Weavers, "Type II Sedimentation—Flocculent Settling" In AEESP Environmental Engineering Processes Laboratory Manual. Edited by S. Powers, et al.. Champaign: Association of Environmental Engineering and Science Professors. 2001.
  • L. K. Weavers, "Chapter 10: Sonolytic Ozonation for the Remediation of Hazardous Pollutants" In Advances in Sonochemistry. Edited by Timothy J. Mason. Stamford: JAI Press Ltd.. 2001.

2000

  • L. K. Weavers and G.B. Wickramanayake, "Chapter 5: Kinetics of the Inactivation of Microorganisms" In Disinfection, Sterilization, and Preservation. Edited by S. Block. Baltimore: Lippincott, Williams, and Wilkins. 2000.
  • L. K. Weavers and G. B. Wickramanayake, "Chapter 10: Disinfection and Sterilization Using Ozone" In Disinfection, Sterilization, and Preservation. Edited by S. Block. Baltimore: Lippincott, Williams, and Wilkins. 2000.


Journal Articles

2011

  • D. M. Deojay, J. Z. Sostaric, L. K. Weavers, "Exploring the Effects of Pulsed Ultrasound at 205 kHz and 616 kHz on the Sonochemical Degradation of Octylbenzene Sulfonate." Ultrasonics Sonochemistry 18 3 801-809
  • Z. He, S. Siripornadulsil, R. T. Sayre, S. J. Traina, L. K. Weavers, "Removal of Mercury from Sediment by Ultrasound Combined with Biomass (transgenic Chlamydomonas reinhardtii)." Chemosphere 83 1249-1254

2010

  • J. Z. Sostaric, L.K. Weavers, "Advancement of high power ultrasound technology for the destruction of surface active waterborne contaminants." Ultrasonics Sonochemistry 17 1021-1026

2009

  • D. W. Golightly, C.-M. Cheng, L. K. Weavers, H. W. Walker, and W. E. Wolfe, "Fly Ash Properties and Mercury Sorbent Affect Mercury Release from Curing Concrete." Energy and Fuels 23 2035-2040

2008

  • L. Yang, J. Z. Sostaric, J. F. Rathman and L. K. Weavers, "Effect of ultrasound frequency on pulsed sonolytic degradation of octylbenzene sulfonic acid." Journal of Physical Chemistry B 3 112 852-858
  • L. E. Jacobs, L. K. Weavers, and Y. –P. Chin, "Direct and Indirect Photolysis of Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons (PAHs) in Nitrate-rich Surface Waters." Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry 8 27 64-69
  • D. W. Golightly, C.-M. Cheng, P. Sun, L. K. Weavers, H. W. Walker, P. Taerakul, and W. E. Wolfe, "Gaseous Mercury Release from Steam-Curing Cellular Concretes that Contain Fly Ash and Activated Carbon Sorbent." Energy and Fuels 5 22 3089-3095
  • X. M. Tang and L. K. Weavers, "Using Photoactivated Periodate to Decompose TOC from Hydrolysates of Chemical Warfare Agents." Journal of Photochemistry and Photobiology A: Chemistry 194 212-219

2007

  • P. Taerakul, P. Sun, D.W. Golightly, H. W. Walker, L. K. Weavers, B. Zand, T. Butalia, T. J. Thomas, H. Gupta, and L.-S. Fan, "Characterization and Re-Use Potential of By-Products Generated from the Ohio State Carbonation and Ash Reactivation (OSCAR) Process." Fuel 86 541-553
  • Z. Q. He, S. J. Traina, and L. K. Weavers, "Sonolytic Desorption of Mercury from Aluminum Oxide: Effects of pH, Chloride and Organic Matter." Environmental Science and Technology 3 41 779-784
  • Z. Q. He, S. J. Traina, and L. K. Weavers, "Sonochemical Dissolution of Cinnabar (α-HgS)." Environmental Science and Technology 3 41 773-778
  • L. Yang, J. Z. Sostaric, J. F. Rathman, P. Kuppusamy, and L. K. Weavers, "Effects of Pulsed Ultrasound on the Adsorption of n-alkyl Anionic Surfactants at the Gas/Solution Interface of Cavitation Bubbles." Journal of Physical Chemistry B 111 1361-1367
  • X. M. Tang and L. K. Weavers, "Decomposition of Hydrolysates of Chemical Warfare Agents Using Photoactivated Periodate." Journal of Photochemistry and Photobiology A: Chemistry 187 311-318
  • H. Gupta, T. J. Thomas, A.-H. A. Park, M. V. Iyer, P. Gupta, R. Agnihotri, R. A. Jadhav, H. W. Walker, L. K. Weavers, T. Butalia, and L.-S. Fan, "Pilot-Scale Demonstration of the OSCAR Process for High-Temperature Multi-Pollutant Control of Coal Combustion Flue Gas by Carbonated Fly Ash and Mesoporous Calcium Carbonate." Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research 14 46 5051-5060

2006

  • D. Chen, L. K. Weavers, H. W. Walker, and J. J. Lenhart, "Ultrasonic Control of Ceramic Membrane Fouling Caused by Dissolved Organic Matter and Silica Particles." Journal of Membrane Science 1-2 276 135-144
  • D. Chen, L. K. Weavers, and H. W. Walker, "Ultrasonic Control of Ceramic Membrane Fouling: Effect of Particle Characteristics." Water Research 40 840-850
  • D. Chen, L. K. Weavers, and H. W. Walker, "Ultrasonic Control of Ceramic Membrane Fouling by Particles: Effects of Ultrasonic Factors." Ultrasonics Sonochemistry 5 13 379-387
  • L. Yang, J. F. Rathman, and L. K. Weavers, "Sonochemical Degradation of Alkylbenzene Sulfonate Surfactants in Aqueous Mixtures." Journal of Physical Chemistry B 37 110 18385-18391
  • M. O. Lamminen, H. W. Walker, and L. K. Weavers, "Effect of Fouling Conditions and Cake Layer Structure on the Ultrasonic Cleaning of Ceramic Membranes." Separation Science and Technology 16 41 3569-3584
  • M. O. Lamminen, H. W. Walker, and L. K. Weavers, "Cleaning of Particle-Fouled Membranes During Cross-flow Filtration Using an Embedded Ultrasonic Transducer System." Journal of Membrane Science 1-2 283 225-232
  • J. Z. Sostaric, R. P. Pandian, L. K. Weavers, and P. Kuppusamy, "Formation of Lithium Phthalocynanine Nanotubes by Size Reduction Using Low- and High-Frequency Ultrasound." Chemistry of Materials 18 4183-4189
  • P. Taerakul, P. Sun, D. W. Golightly, H. W. Walker, and L. K. Weavers, "Distribution of Arsenic and Mercury in Lime Spray Dryer Ash." Energy & Fuel 4 20 1521-1527
  • P. Sun, L. K. Weavers,* P. Taerakul, and H. W. Walker, "Characterization of Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons (PAHs) on Lime Spray Dryer (LSD) Ash Using Different Extraction Methods." Chemosphere 2 62 265-274
  • P. Sun and L. K. Weavers, "Sonolytic Reactions of Phenanthrene in Organic Extraction Solutions." Chemosphere 11 65 2268-2274

2005

  • P. Taerakul, P. Sun, H. Walker, L. Weavers, D. Golightly, and T. Butalia, "Variability of Inorganic and Organic Constituents in Lime Spray dryer Ash." Fuel 14-15 84 1820-1829
  • P. Sun, P. Taerakul, L. K. Weavers and H. W. Walker, "Distribution of Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons in Lime Spray Dryer Ash." Energy & Fuels 5 19 1911-1918
  • L. Yang, J. F. Rathman, and L. K. Weavers, "Degradation of Alkylbenzene Sulfonate Surfactants by Pulsed Ultrasound." Journal of Physical Chemistry B 33 109 16203-16209
  • L. K. Weavers, G. Y. Pee, J. A. Frim, L. Yang, and J. F. Rathman, "Ultrasonic Destruction of Surfactants: Application to Industrial Wastewaters." Water Environment Research 3 77 259-265
  • D. W. Golightly, P. Sun, C. M. Cheng, P. Taerakul, H. W. Walker, L. K. Weavers and D. M. Golden, "Gaseous Mercury from Curing Concretes that Contain Fly Ash: Laboratory Measurements." Environmental Science and Technology 15 39 5689-5693
  • Z. He, S. J. Traina, J. J. Bigham, and L. K. Weavers, "Sonolytic Desorption of Mercury from Aluminum Oxide." Environmental Science and Technology 4 39 1037-1044

2004

  • M. O. Lamminen, H. W. Walker, and L. K. Weavers, "Mechanisms and Factors Influencing the Ultrasonic Cleaning of Particle-Fouled Ceramic Membranes." Journal of Membrane Science 237 213-223
  • G. Y. Pee, J. F. Rathman, and L. K. Weavers, "Effects of Surface Active Properties on the Cavitational Degradation of Surfactant Contaminants." Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research 17 43 5049-5056
  • D. Chen, Z. He, L. K. Weavers, Y. P. Chin, H. W. Walker, and P. G. Hatcher, "Sonochemical Reactions of Dissolved Organic Matter." Research on Chemical Intermediates 7-8 30 735-753
  • Y. –P. Chin,P. L. Miller, L. Zeng, K. Cawley, and L. K. Weavers, "Photosensitized Degradation of Bisphenol A by Dissolved Organic Matter." Environmental Science and Technology 22 38 5888-5894
  • L. –H. Chia, X. Tang, and L. K. Weavers, "Kinetics and Mechanism of Photoactivated Periodate Reaction with 4-Chlorophenol in Acidic Solution." Environmental Science and Technology 24 38 6875-6880

2003

  • Y. Qi, L. K. Weavers, and J. L. Zakin, "Enhancing Heat-Transfer Ability of Drag Reducing Surfactant Solutions with Ultrasonic Energy." Journal of Non-Newtonian Fluid Mechanics 1 116 71-93
  • J. A. Frim, J. F. Rathman, and L. K. Weavers, "Sonochemical Destruction of Free and Metal-Binding Ethylenediaminetetraacetic Acid." Water Research 13 37 3155-3163

2002

  • Y. Lu, N. Riyanto, and L. K. Weavers, "Sonolysis of Synthetic Sediment Particles: Particle Characteristics Affecting Particle Dissolution and Size Reduction." Ultrasonics Sonochemistry 4 9 181-188
  • Y. Lu and L. K. Weavers, "Sonochemical Desorption and Destruction of 4-Chlorobiphenyl from Synthetic Sediments." Environmental Science and Technology 2 36 232-237

2000

  • L. K. Weavers, N. Malmstadt, and M. R. Hoffmann, "Kinetics and Mechanism of Pentachlorophenol Degradation by Sonication, Ozonation, and Sonolytic Ozonation." Environmental Science and Technology 7 34 1280-1285

1998

  • L. K. Weavers, F. H. Ling, and M. R. Hoffmann, "Aromatic Compound Degradation in Water Using a Combination of Sonolysis and Ozonolysis." Environmental Science and Technology 18 32 2727-2733
  • L. K. Weavers and M. R. Hoffmann, "Sonolytic Decomposition of Ozone in Aqueous Solution: Mass Transfer Effects." Environmental Science and Technology 24 32 3941-3947
  • A. J. Colussi, L. K. Weavers, and M. R. Hoffmann, "Chemical Bubble Dynamics and Quantitative Sonochemistry." Journal of Physical Chemistry A 35 102 6927-6934

1997

  • L. K. Weavers, I. Hua, and M. R. Hoffmann, "Degradation of Triethanolamine and Chemical Oxygen Demand Reduction in Wastewater by Photoactivated Periodate." Water Environment Research 69 6 1112-1119
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