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Linda Weavers

  • Professor, Earth Sciences
  • Professor, Civil, Envir & Geod Eng
  • Professor, COPH -Environmental Health Sci
  • 417F Hitchcock Hall
    2070 Neil Avenue
    Columbus, OH 43210
  • 614-292-4061

About

Research Interest - Sonochemical remediation of pollutants, membrane fouling.

Honors

  • 2007

    College of Engineering Stanley E. Harrison Faculty Award. The Ohio State University.

  • 2005-2006

    J.S. Braun/Braun Intertec Visiting Professor. University of Minnesota.

  • 2006

    OSU College of Engineering Lumley Research Award. The Ohio State University.

  • 2005

    OSU College of Engineering Lumley Interdisciplinary Research Award. The Ohio State University.

  • 2003

    American Association of University Women 2003 Recognition Award for Emerging Scholars.

  • 2003

    John C. Geupel Chair in Civil Engineering. The Ohio State University.

  • 2002

    President's Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers.

  • 2001

    National Science Foundation CAREER Award. .

  • 2001

    OSU College of Engineering Lumley Research Award. The Ohio State University.

  • 2000

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

Chapters

2003

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

2001

  • L. K. Weavers. 2001. "Chapter 10: Sonolytic Ozonation for the Remediation of Hazardous Pollutants." In Advances in Sonochemistry, edited by Timothy J. Mason, 111-139 - 111-139.
  • L. K. Weavers. 2001. "Type II Sedimentation—Flocculent Settling." In AEESP Environmental Engineering Processes Laboratory Manual, edited by S. Powers, et al.,

2000

  • L. K. Weavers and G. B. Wickramanayake. 2000. "Chapter 10: Disinfection and Sterilization Using Ozone." In Disinfection, Sterilization, and Preservation, edited by S. Block, 205-214 - 205-214.
  • L. K. Weavers and G.B. Wickramanayake. 2000. "Chapter 5: Kinetics of the Inactivation of Microorganisms." In Disinfection, Sterilization, and Preservation, edited by S. Block, 65-78 - 65-78.

Journal Articles

2011

  • 2011, "Removal of mercury from sediment by ultrasound combined with biomass (transgenic Chlamydomonas reinhardtii)." CHEMOSPHERE 83, no. 9,
  • 2011, "Exploring the effects of pulsed ultrasound at 205 and 616 kHz on the sonochemical degradation of octylbenzene sulfonate." ULTRASONICS SONOCHEMISTRY 18, no. 3,

2010

  • 2010, "Advancement of high power ultrasound technology for the destruction of surface active waterborne contaminants." ULTRASONICS SONOCHEMISTRY 17, no. 6,

2009

  • 2009, "Fly Ash Properties and Mercury Sorbent Affect Mercury Release from Curing Concrete." ENERGY & FUELS 23,

2008

  • L. E. Jacobs, L. K. Weavers, and Y. –P. Chin, 2008, "Direct and Indirect Photolysis of Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons (PAHs) in Nitrate-rich Surface Waters." Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry 8, no. 27, 64-69 - 64-69.
  • D. W. Golightly, C.-M. Cheng, P. Sun, L. K. Weavers, H. W. Walker, P. Taerakul, and W. E. Wolfe, 2008, "Gaseous Mercury Release from Steam-Curing Cellular Concretes that Contain Fly Ash and Activated Carbon Sorbent." Energy and Fuels 5, no. 22, 3089-3095 - 3089-3095.
  • L. Yang, J. Z. Sostaric, J. F. Rathman and L. K. Weavers, 2008, "Effect of ultrasound frequency on pulsed sonolytic degradation of octylbenzene sulfonic acid." Journal of Physical Chemistry B 3, no. 112, 852-858 - 852-858.
  • 2008, "Using photoactivated periodate to decompose TOC from hydrolysates of chemical warfare agents." JOURNAL OF PHOTOCHEMISTRY AND PHOTOBIOLOGY A-CHEMISTRY 194, no. 2-3,

2007

  • 2007, "Decomposition of hydrolysates of chemical warfare agents using photoactivated periodate." JOURNAL OF PHOTOCHEMISTRY AND PHOTOBIOLOGY A-CHEMISTRY 187, no. 2-3,
  • Z. Q. He, S. J. Traina, and L. K. Weavers, 2007, "Sonolytic Desorption of Mercury from Aluminum Oxide: Effects of pH, Chloride and Organic Matter." Environmental Science and Technology 3, no. 41, 779-784 - 779-784.
  • 2007, "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, no. 6,
  • 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, 2007, "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, no. 46, 5051-5060 - 5051-5060.
  • 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, 2007, "Characterization and Re-Use Potential of By-Products Generated from the Ohio State Carbonation and Ash Reactivation (OSCAR) Process." Fuel no. 86, 541-553 - 541-553.
  • Z. Q. He, S. J. Traina, and L. K. Weavers, 2007, "Sonochemical Dissolution of Cinnabar (α-HgS)." Environmental Science and Technology 3, no. 41, 773-778 - 773-778.

2006

  • P. Taerakul, P. Sun, D. W. Golightly, H. W. Walker, and L. K. Weavers, 2006, "Distribution of Arsenic and Mercury in Lime Spray Dryer Ash." Energy & Fuel 4, no. 20, 1521-1527 - 1521-1527.
  • P. Sun and L. K. Weavers, 2006, "Sonolytic Reactions of Phenanthrene in Organic Extraction Solutions." Chemosphere 11, no. 65, 2268-2274 - 2268-2274.
  • P. Sun, L. K. Weavers,* P. Taerakul, and H. W. Walker, 2006, "Characterization of Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons (PAHs) on Lime Spray Dryer (LSD) Ash Using Different Extraction Methods." Chemosphere 2, no. 62, 265-274 - 265-274.
  • D. Chen, L. K. Weavers, H. W. Walker, and J. J. Lenhart, 2006, "Ultrasonic Control of Ceramic Membrane Fouling Caused by Dissolved Organic Matter and Silica Particles." Journal of Membrane Science 1-2, no. 276, 135-144 - 135-144.
  • 2006, "Formation of lithium phthalocyanine nanotubes by size reduction using low- and high-frequency ultrasound." CHEMISTRY OF MATERIALS 18, no. 17,
  • L. Yang, J. F. Rathman, and L. K. Weavers, 2006, "Sonochemical Degradation of Alkylbenzene Sulfonate Surfactants in Aqueous Mixtures." Journal of Physical Chemistry B 37, no. 110, 18385-18391 - 18385-18391.
  • 2006, "Ultrasonic control of ceramic membrane fouling: Effect of particle characteristics." WATER RESEARCH 40, no. 4,
  • D. Chen, L. K. Weavers, and H. W. Walker, 2006, "Ultrasonic Control of Ceramic Membrane Fouling by Particles: Effects of Ultrasonic Factors." Ultrasonics Sonochemistry 5, no. 13, 379-387 - 379-387.
  • M. O. Lamminen, H. W. Walker, and L. K. Weavers, 2006, "Cleaning of Particle-Fouled Membranes During Cross-flow Filtration Using an Embedded Ultrasonic Transducer System." Journal of Membrane Science 1-2, no. 283, 225-232 - 225-232.
  • M. O. Lamminen, H. W. Walker, and L. K. Weavers, 2006, "Effect of Fouling Conditions and Cake Layer Structure on the Ultrasonic Cleaning of Ceramic Membranes." Separation Science and Technology 16, no. 41, 3569-3584 - 3569-3584.

2005

  • D. W. Golightly, P. Sun, C. M. Cheng, P. Taerakul, H. W. Walker, L. K. Weavers and D. M. Golden, 2005, "Gaseous Mercury from Curing Concretes that Contain Fly Ash: Laboratory Measurements." Environmental Science and Technology 15, no. 39, 5689-5693 - 5689-5693.
  • L. K. Weavers, G. Y. Pee, J. A. Frim, L. Yang, and J. F. Rathman, 2005, "Ultrasonic Destruction of Surfactants: Application to Industrial Wastewaters." Water Environment Research 3, no. 77, 259-265 - 259-265.
  • 2005, "Ultrasonic destruction of surfactants: Application to industrial wastewaters." WATER ENVIRONMENT RESEARCH 77, no. 3,
  • P. Taerakul, P. Sun, H. Walker, L. Weavers, D. Golightly, and T. Butalia, 2005, "Variability of Inorganic and Organic Constituents in Lime Spray dryer Ash." Fuel 14-15, no. 84, 1820-1829 - 1820-1829.
  • P. Sun, P. Taerakul, L. K. Weavers and H. W. Walker, 2005, "Distribution of Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons in Lime Spray Dryer Ash." Energy & Fuels 5, no. 19, 1911-1918 - 1911-1918.
  • L. Yang, J. F. Rathman, and L. K. Weavers, 2005, "Degradation of Alkylbenzene Sulfonate Surfactants by Pulsed Ultrasound." Journal of Physical Chemistry B 33, no. 109, 16203-16209 - 16203-16209.
  • Z. He, S. J. Traina, J. J. Bigham, and L. K. Weavers, 2005, "Sonolytic Desorption of Mercury from Aluminum Oxide." Environmental Science and Technology 4, no. 39, 1037-1044 - 1037-1044.

2004

  • 2004, "Mechanisms and factors influencing the ultrasonic cleaning of particle-fouled ceramic membranes." JOURNAL OF MEMBRANE SCIENCE 237, no. 1-2,
  • L. –H. Chia, X. Tang, and L. K. Weavers, 2004, "Kinetics and Mechanism of Photoactivated Periodate Reaction with 4-Chlorophenol in Acidic Solution." Environmental Science and Technology 24, no. 38, 6875-6880 - 6875-6880.
  • G. Y. Pee, J. F. Rathman, and L. K. Weavers, 2004, "Effects of Surface Active Properties on the Cavitational Degradation of Surfactant Contaminants." Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research 17, no. 43, 5049-5056 - 5049-5056.
  • D. Chen, Z. He, L. K. Weavers, Y. P. Chin, H. W. Walker, and P. G. Hatcher, 2004, "Sonochemical Reactions of Dissolved Organic Matter." Research on Chemical Intermediates 7-8, no. 30, 735-753 - 735-753.
  • Y. –P. Chin,P. L. Miller, L. Zeng, K. Cawley, and L. K. Weavers, 2004, "Photosensitized Degradation of Bisphenol A by Dissolved Organic Matter." Environmental Science and Technology 22, no. 38, 5888-5894 - 5888-5894.

2003

  • Y. Qi, L. K. Weavers, and J. L. Zakin, 2003, "Enhancing Heat-Transfer Ability of Drag Reducing Surfactant Solutions with Ultrasonic Energy." Journal of Non-Newtonian Fluid Mechanics 1, no. 116, 71-93 - 71-93.
  • J. A. Frim, J. F. Rathman, and L. K. Weavers, 2003, "Sonochemical Destruction of Free and Metal-Binding Ethylenediaminetetraacetic Acid." Water Research 13, no. 37, 3155-3163 - 3155-3163.

2002

  • Y. Lu, N. Riyanto, and L. K. Weavers, 2002, "Sonolysis of Synthetic Sediment Particles: Particle Characteristics Affecting Particle Dissolution and Size Reduction." Ultrasonics Sonochemistry 4, no. 9, 181-188 - 181-188.
  • Y. Lu and L. K. Weavers, 2002, "Sonochemical Desorption and Destruction of 4-Chlorobiphenyl from Synthetic Sediments." Environmental Science and Technology 2, no. 36, 232-237 - 232-237.

2000

  • L. K. Weavers, N. Malmstadt, and M. R. Hoffmann, 2000, "Kinetics and Mechanism of Pentachlorophenol Degradation by Sonication, Ozonation, and Sonolytic Ozonation." Environmental Science and Technology 7, no. 34, 1280-1285 - 1280-1285.

1998

  • A. J. Colussi, L. K. Weavers, and M. R. Hoffmann, 1998, "Chemical Bubble Dynamics and Quantitative Sonochemistry." Journal of Physical Chemistry A 35, no. 102, 6927-6934 - 6927-6934.
  • L. K. Weavers and M. R. Hoffmann, 1998, "Sonolytic Decomposition of Ozone in Aqueous Solution: Mass Transfer Effects." Environmental Science and Technology 24, no. 32, 3941-3947 - 3941-3947.
  • L. K. Weavers, F. H. Ling, and M. R. Hoffmann, 1998, "Aromatic Compound Degradation in Water Using a Combination of Sonolysis and Ozonolysis." Environmental Science and Technology 18, no. 32, 2727-2733 - 2727-2733.

1997

  • 1997, "Degradation of triethanolamine and chemical oxygen demand reduction in wastewater by photoactivated periodate." WATER ENVIRONMENT RESEARCH 69, no. 6,