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Linda Weavers

  • Professor, Earth Sciences
  • Professor, Civil, Envir & Geod Eng
  • Professor, COPH -Environmental Health Sci
  • 2070 Neil Avenue
    417E
    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, Boca Raton: CRC Press LLC.

2001

  • L. K. Weavers. 2001. "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.
  • 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. Stamford: JAI Press Ltd..

2000

  • 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. Baltimore: Lippincott, Williams, and Wilkins.
  • 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. Baltimore: Lippincott, Williams, and Wilkins.

Journal Articles

2011

  • Z. He, S. Siripornadulsil, R. T. Sayre, S. J. Traina, L. K. Weavers, 2011, "Removal of Mercury from Sediment by Ultrasound Combined with Biomass (transgenic Chlamydomonas reinhardtii)." Chemosphere 83, 1249 - 1254.
  • D. M. Deojay, J. Z. Sostaric, L. K. Weavers, 2011, "Exploring the Effects of Pulsed Ultrasound at 205 kHz and 616 kHz on the Sonochemical Degradation of Octylbenzene Sulfonate." Ultrasonics Sonochemistry 18, no. 3, 801 - 809.

2010

  • J. Z. Sostaric, L.K. Weavers, 2010, "Advancement of high power ultrasound technology for the destruction of surface active waterborne contaminants." Ultrasonics Sonochemistry no. 17, 1021 - 1026.

2009

  • D. W. Golightly, C.-M. Cheng, L. K. Weavers, H. W. Walker, and W. E. Wolfe, 2009, "Fly Ash Properties and Mercury Sorbent Affect Mercury Release from Curing Concrete." Energy and Fuels no. 23, 2035 - 2040.

2008

  • 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.
  • 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.
  • X. M. Tang and L. K. Weavers, 2008, "Using Photoactivated Periodate to Decompose TOC from Hydrolysates of Chemical Warfare Agents." Journal of Photochemistry and Photobiology A: Chemistry no. 194, 212 - 219.
  • 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.

2007

  • L. Yang, J. Z. Sostaric, J. F. Rathman, P. Kuppusamy, and L. K. Weavers, 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 no. 111, 1361 - 1367.
  • 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.
  • X. M. Tang and L. K. Weavers, 2007, "Decomposition of Hydrolysates of Chemical Warfare Agents Using Photoactivated Periodate." Journal of Photochemistry and Photobiology A: Chemistry no. 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, 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.

2006

  • D. Chen, L. K. Weavers, and H. W. Walker, 2006, "Ultrasonic Control of Ceramic Membrane Fouling: Effect of Particle Characteristics." Water Research no. 40, 840 - 850.
  • P. Sun and L. K. Weavers, 2006, "Sonolytic Reactions of Phenanthrene in Organic Extraction Solutions." Chemosphere 11, no. 65, 2268 - 2274.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • J. Z. Sostaric, R. P. Pandian, L. K. Weavers, and P. Kuppusamy, 2006, "Formation of Lithium Phthalocynanine Nanotubes by Size Reduction Using Low- and High-Frequency Ultrasound." Chemistry of Materials no. 18, 4183 - 4189.

2005

  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.

2004

  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • M. O. Lamminen, H. W. Walker, and L. K. Weavers, 2004, "Mechanisms and Factors Influencing the Ultrasonic Cleaning of Particle-Fouled Ceramic Membranes." Journal of Membrane Science no. 237, 213 - 223.

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.
  • 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.

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.
  • 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.

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.

1998

  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.

1997

  • L. K. Weavers, I. Hua, and M. R. Hoffmann, 1997, "Degradation of Triethanolamine and Chemical Oxygen Demand Reduction in Wastewater by Photoactivated Periodate." Water Environment Research 69, no. 6, 1112 - 1119.