Yusong Li

Yusong Li  

Yusong Li
Contact Information:
Lincoln: City Campus
(402) 472-5972
Personal Links:
Yusong Research Group

Associate Professor
  • Ph.D., Environmental Engineering, Vanderbilt University, 2005
  • M.A.Sc., Environmental Engineering, Tsinghua University, 2000
  • B.A.Sc., Environmental Engineering, Tsinghua University, 1995

Areas of Research and Professional Interest
  • Fate and transport of contaminants
  • Environmental implication of nanotechnology
  • Ground water remediation
  • Numerical simulation at pore and continuum scales
Courses Taught

Honors and Awards

  • Henry Y. Kleinkauf Family Distinguished New Faculty Teaching Award, 2012
  • Olsson Associates Faculty Teaching Excellence Award, 2010
  • National Research Council Summer Faculty Fellowship, 2009

Selected Publications

Italics indicates student author/professor. Star indicates corresponding author.

  • Bai, C. Eskridge, K.M. and Li, Y* (2013), Analysis of the Fate and Transport of nC60 Nanoparticles in the Subsurface using Response Surface Methodology, Journal of Contaminant Hydrology (aceepted).
  • Seymour, M., Chen, G., Su, C., and Li, Y* (2013), Influence of particle shape on nanoparticle retention and release in saturated porous media. Environ. Sci. Technol (accepted)
  • May, R. and Li, Y*. (2013)The effects of particle size on the deposition of fluorescent nanoparticles in porous media: Direct observation using laser scanning cytometry. Colloids and Surfaces A: Physicochemical and Engineering Aspects, 418, pg. 84-91
  • May, R., Akbariyeh, S., and Li, Y*. (2012) Pore-Scale Investigation of Nanoparticle Transport in Saturated Porous Media Using Laser Scanning Cytometry. Environ. Sci. Technol., DOI:10.1021/es301749s.
  • Wang, Y., Li, Y., Costanza, J., Abriola, L., Pennell, K*. (2012)Enhanced Mobility of Fullerene (C60) Nanoparticles in the Presence of Stabilizing Agents. Environ. Sci. Technol., DOI:10.1021/es302541g
  • Bai, C. and Y. Li*, (2012) Modeling the transport and retention of nC60 nanoparticles in the subsurface under different release scenarios. Journal of Contaminant Hydrology, 136-137: p. 43-55.
  • Seymour, M. B.; Su, C.; Gao, Y.; Lu, Y.; Li, Y*. (2012) Characterization of Carbon Nano-Onions for Heavy Metal Ion Remediation. Journal of Nanoparticle Research, DOI:10.1007/s11051-012-1087-y
  • Wang, Y., Li, Y., Abriola, L.M., K.D. Pennell*. (2010) Transport and Retention of Fullerene Nanoparticles (nC60) in Natural Soils. Journal of Environmental Quality, 39:1925–1933, doi:10.2134/jeq2009.0411.
  • Li, Y., and LeBoeuf, E.J*. (2009) Investigation of Transport- and Sorption-Related Factors on the Removal of Hydrophobic Organic Compounds in Heterogeneous Soils Using a Hierarchical Modeling Approach.Transport in Porous Media. DOI 10.1007/s11242-009-9504-0.
  • Li, Y.; Wang, Y.; Pennell, K. D; Abriola, L. M*. (2008) Investigation of the Transport and Deposition of Fullerene (C60) Nanoparticles in Quartz Sands under Varying Flow Conditions. Environmental Science & Technology 42(19), 7174-7180.
  • Wang, Y., Y. Li, and K.D. Pennell*. Influence of Electrolyte Species and Concentration on the Aggregation and Transport of Fullerene Nanoparticles in Quartz Sands. (2008) Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry, 27(9), 1860-1867.
  • Wang, Y., Y. Li, L.M. Abriola, and K.D. Pennell*. (2008) Transport and Retention of C60 Fullerene in Water-Saturated Soils. Environmental Science & Technology, 42(10), 3588-3594.
  • Li, Y., Pennell, K.D*., Phelan, T.J., Ramsburg, C.A., and Abriola, L.M. (2007) Validation of the Total Trapping Number Concept via Low Interfacial Tension DNAPL Mobilization, Environmental Science & Technology,41(23), 8135-8141.
  • Li, Y., LeBoeuf, E. J*. and Basu, P. K. (2005) A Least Squares Finite Element Scheme for Lattice Boltzmann Method on Unstructured Meshes. Physical Review E 72 (11), Art. No., 046711
  • Li, Y., LeBoeuf, E. J*., Basu, P. K., and Mahadaven, S. (2005) Stochastic Modeling of the Permeability of Randomly-Generated Heterogeneous Porous Media. Advances in Water Resources, 28(8), 835-844
  • Li, Y., LeBoeuf, E. J.*, and Basu, P. K. (2004). Least Squares Finite Element Lattice Boltzmann Method.Physical Review E, 69 (6), Art. No., 06570(R).
  • Li, Y., LeBoeuf, E. J.*, Basu, P. K., and Turner, L. H. (2003). Development of a Web-Based Mass Transfer Processes Laboratory: System Development and Implementation. Computer Applications in Engineering Education, 11(1), 25-39. 

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