Contact the Department Environmental Issues Student Blogs

Go back to Faculty

Dr. Khan

Dr. Eakalak Khan, P.E.
Professor and Dept. Chair

Department of Civil Engineering
Office: CIE 201
Telephone: (701) 231-7717
Fax: (701) 231-6185
Email: Eakalak.Khan@ndsu.edu

Education

  • Ph.D., University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), 1997

Courses

  1. CE 370 Introduction to Environmental Engineering
  2. CE 472/672 Solid Waste Management
  3. CE 768 Advanced Water and Wastewater Laboratory
  4. CE 770 Hazardous Waste Management

Research Interests

  • Water and wastewater quality especially on biodegradability
  • Biological process development for water and wastewater treatment
  • Removal of hazardous chemicals from water and wastewater
  • Stormwater and non-point source pollution control

Selected Publications

Books and Book Chapters

  1. Siripattanakul, S. and Khan, E. (2009) Fundamentals and Applications of Entrapped Cell Bioaugmentation for Contaminant Removal. Emerging Environmental Technologies, Volume II, Springer Science, Berlin, Germany.

  2. Krajangpan, S., Richard, O. D., Peloubet, F. H., and Khan, E. (2009) Environmental Engineering Laboratory Manual, 1st Edition, Department of Civil Engineering, North Dakota State University. Kendall/Hunt Publishing Company, Dubuque, Iowa.

Refereed Journal Publications

  1. Ratpukdi, T., Siripattanakul, S., and Khan, E. Mineralization and Biodegradability Enhancement of Natural Organic Matter by Ozone-VUV in Comparison with Ozone, VUV, Ozone-UV, and UV: Effects of pH and Ozone Dose. Accepted for Publication in Water Research.

  2. Siripattanakul, S., Pochant, C., and Khan, E. Nitrate Removal from Agricultural Infiltrate by Bioaugmented Free and Alginate Entrapped Cells. Accepted for Publication in Water Environment Research.

  3. Inthorn, D., Tipprasertsin, K., Thiravetyan, P., and Khan, E. (2010) Color Removal from Textile Wastewater by Using Treated Flute Reed in a Fixed Bed Column. Journal of Environmental Science and Health Part A, 45(5), 637-644.

  4. Rongsayamanont, C., Limpiyakorn, T., Law, B., and Khan, E. (2010) Relationship between Respirometric Activity and Community of Entrapped Nitrifying Bacteria: Implications for Partial Nitrification. Enzyme and Microbial Technology, 46(3-4), pp. 229-236.

  5. Ratpukdi, T., Bezbaruah, A., Rice, J., Chilom, G., and Khan, E. (2009) Rapid Natural Organic Matter Fractionation Using a Novel Solid Phase Extraction Technique. Water Environment Research, 81(11), pp. 2299-2308.

  6. Khan, E., Awobamise, M., Jones, K., and Murthy, S. (2009) Method Development for Measuring Biodegradable Dissolved Organic Nitrogen in Treated Wastewater. Water Environment Research, 81(8), pp. 779-787.

  7. Pramanik, S. and Khan, E. (2009) Effects of Cell Entrapment on Growth Rate and Metabolic Activity of Pure Cultures Commonly Found in Biological Wastewater Treatment. Biochemical Engineering Journal, 46(3), pp. 286-293.

  8. Khan, E., Khaodhir, S., and Ruangrote, D. (2009) Effects of Moisture Content and Initial pH in Composting Process on Heavy Metal Removal Characteristics of Grass Clipping Compost Used for Stormwater Filtration. Bioresource Technology, 100(19), pp. 4454-4461.

  9. Siripattanakul, S., Wirojanagud, W., McEvoy, J., Casey, F. X. M., and Khan, E. (2009) A Feasibility Study of Immobilized and Free Mixed Culture Bioaugmentation for Treating Atrazine in Infiltrate. Journal of Hazardous Materials, 168(2-3), pp. 1373-1379.

  10. Thompson, M., Casey, F. X. M., Khan, E., Hakk, H., Larsen, G. L. (2009) Occurrence and Pathways of Manure-Borne 17β-Estradiol in Vadose Zone Water. Chemosphere, 76(4), pp. 472-474.

  11. Bezbaruah, A. N., Krajangpan, S., Chisholm, B. J., Khan, E., and Elorza, J. J. (2009) Entrapment of iron nanoparticles in calcium alginate beads for groundwater remediation applications. Journal of Hazardous Materials, 166(2-3), pp. 1339-1343.

  12. Siripattanakul, S., Wirojanagud, W., McEvoy, J., Limpiyakorn, T., and Khan, E. (2009) Atrazine Degradation by Stable Mixed Cultures Enriched from Agricultural Soil and Their Characterization. Journal of Applied Microbiology, 106(3), pp. 986-992.

  13. Siripattanakul, S., Wirojanagud, W., McEvoy, J., Casey, F. X. M., and Khan, E. (2009) Atrazine Removal in Agricultural Infiltrate by Bioaugmented Polyvinyl Alcohol Immobilized and Free Agrobacterium radiobacter J14a: A Sand Column Study. Chemosphere, 74(2), pp. 308-313.

  14. Khan, E., Wirojanagud, W., and Sermsai, N. (2009) Effects of Iron Type in Fenton Reaction on Mineralization and Biodegradability Enhancement of Hazardous Organic Compounds. Journal of Hazardous Materials, 161(2-3), pp. 1024-1034.

  15. Hill, C. and Khan, E. (2008) A Comparative Study of Immobilized Nitrifying and Co-immobilized Nitrifying and Denitrifying Bacteria for Ammonia Removal from Sludge Digester Supernatant. Water, Air, and Soil Pollution, 194(1-4), pp. 23-33.

  16. Pramanik, S. and Khan, E. (2008) Effects of Cell Entrapment on Growth Rate and Metabolic Activity of Mixed Cultures in Biological Wastewater Treatment. Enzyme and Microbial Technology, 43(3), pp. 245-251.

  17. Siripattanakul, S., Wirojanagud, W., McEvoy, J., and Khan, E. (2008) Effect of Cell to Matrix Ratio in Polyvinyl Alcohol Immobilized Pure and Mixed Cultures on Atrazine Degradation. Water, Air, and Soil Pollution: Focus, 8(3-4), pp. 257-266.

  18. Jittawattanarat, R., Kostarelos, K., and Khan, E. (2007) Immobilized Cell Augmented Activated Sludge Process for Enhanced Nitrogen Removal from Wastewater. Water Environment Research, 79(11), pp. 2325-2335.

  19. Khan, E., Khaodhir, S., and Rotwiroon, P. (2007) Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbon Removal from Water by Natural Fiber Sorption. Water Environment Research, 79(8), pp. 901-911.

  20. Jittawattanarat, R., Kostarelos, K., and Khan, E. (2007) Immobilized Cell Augmented Activated Sludge Process for Treating Wastewater Containing Hazardous Compounds. Water Environment Research, 79(5), pp. 461-471.

  21. Khan, E. and Pillai, S. (2007) Interferences Contributed by Leaching from Filters on Measurements of Collective Organic Constituents. Water Research, 41(9), pp. 1841-1850.

  22. Son, H.-S., Choi, S.-B., Zoh, K.-D., and Khan, E. (2007) Effects of Ultraviolet Intensity and Wavelength on the Photolysis of Triclosan. Water Science and Technology, 55(1-2), pp. 209-216.

Conference Publications

  1. Khan, E., Awobamise, M., Jones, K., and Murthy, S. (2008) Method Development for Measuring Biodegradable Dissolved Organic Nitrogen in Treated Wastewater. In Proceeding 81st Annual Water Environment Federation Technical Exposition and Conference, Oct. 18-22, 2008, Chicago, IL, Water Environment Federation.

  2. Ratpukdi, T., Bezbaruah, A., Rice, J., Chilom, G., and Khan, E. (2008) Rapid Natural Organic Matter Fractionation Using a Novel Solid Phase Extraction Technique. In Proceeding 81st Annual Water Environment Federation Technical Exposition and Conference, Oct. 18-22, 2008, Chicago, IL, Water Environment Federation.

  3. Siripattanakul, S., Pochant, C., and Khan, E. (2008) Immobilized Cell Bioaugmentation for Nitrate Removal from Agricultural Infiltrate: A Sand Column Study. In Proceeding International Water Association 6th World Water Congress, Sept. 7-12, 2008, Vienna, Austria, International Water Association, Paper # 663636.

  4. Hill, C. and Khan, E. (2008) Ammonia Removal from Sludge Digester Supernatant Using Immobilized Nitrifying and Co-immobilized Nitrifying and Denitrifying Bacteria. In Proceeding International Water Association 6th World Water Congress, Sept. 7-12, 2008, Vienna, Austria, International Water Association, Paper # 663635.

  5. Siripattanakul, S., Wirojanagud, W., McEvoy, J., Casey, F. X. M., and Khan, E. (2008) Atrazine Remediation in Agricultural Infiltrate by Bioaugmented Polyvinyl Alcohol Immobilized and Free Agrobacterium radiobacter J14a. In Proceeding 12th International Conference on Integrated Diffuse Pollution Management, Aug. 25-29, 2008, Khon Kaen, Thailand, International Water Association, Paper # 05-034.

  6. Krajangpan, S., Elorza, J. J., Bezbaruah, A. N., Chisholm, B. J., and Khan, E. (2008) Nitrate Removal by Entrapped Zero-Valent Iron Nanoparticles in Calcium Alginate. In Proceeding 12th International Conference on Integrated Diffuse Pollution Management, Aug. 25-29, 2008, Khon Kaen, Thailand, International Water Association, Paper # 05-013.

  7. Awobamise, M., Jones, K., Murthy, S., and Khan, E. (2007) Long-Term Biodegradability of Dissolved Organic Nitrogen. In Proceeding 80th Annual Water Environment Federation Technical Exposition and Conference, Oct. 13-17, 2007, San Diego, CA, Water Environment Federation, pp. 5340-5341. (extended abstract)

  8. Siripattanakul, S., Wirojanagud, W., McEvoy, J., and Khan, E. (2007) Effect of Cell to Matrix Ratio in Polyvinyl Alcohol Immobilized Pure and Mixed Cultures on Atrazine Degradation. In Proceeding 37th Mid-Atlantic Industrial and Hazardous Waste Conference, Mar. 21-23, 2007, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH.

Events


Visit ASCE's Headlines page

Check out It's Happening at State for the latest new around campus