Shankar Chellam

J. Walter “Deak” Porter ’22 & James W. “Bud” Porter ’51 Professor

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Office: 402E DLEB
Phone: 979.458.5914
Email: chellam@tamu.edu

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Research Interests

Research interests: 

  • Drinking water purification 
  • Membrane processes (microfiltration and ultrafiltration)
  • Desalination (nanofiltration and reverse osmosis)
  • Electrocoagulation
  • Treatment of hydraulic fracturing wastewater
  • Virus removal and inactivation
  • Trace metals in the atmosphere including lanthanoids and platinum group metals
  • Long-range transport of aerosols 

Education

  • Ph.D. Environmental Science and Engineering, Rice University, Houston, TX (Sept. 1995)
  • M.S. Environmental Science and Engineering, Rice University, Houston, TX (1991)
  • M.S. (Honors) Chemistry, Birla Institute of Technology and Science, Pilani, India (1986)
  • B.E. (Honors) Mechanical Engineering, Birla Institute of Technology and Science, Pilani, India (1986)