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Ehsan Rasa

ehsan_rasaPhD Candidate


Master’s, Civil and Environmental Engineering, UC Davis, 2008

PhD, Civil and Environmental Engineering, UC Davis, expected April 2012


Research Interests

His areas of interests involve groundwater and subsurface contaminant transport modeling, biodegradation kinetics, microbial remediation of petroleum contaminated groundwater and soil, numerical methods and experimental approaches, and environmental impact of Biofuels on environment and groundwater. He is also interested in contaminants such as benzene, toluene, ethylbenzene, and xylenes (BTEXT), Methyl tert-butyl ether (MTBE), tert-butyl alcohol (TBA), and their role on the environmental health problems and groundwater contamination.


He loves swimming, tennis, chess, and soccer. Ehsan is soon to be a California certified lifeguard.