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The Chemical Oxidations/ISCO Laboratory at Washington State University (WSU) was established in 1990 when Dr. Rick Watts joined the faculty of the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering. Dr. Amy Teel joined the laboratory as a postdoctoral associate in 1996 and is now a research associate professor. The laboratory has a strategic laboratory design to increase functionality and performance, and has published over 90 peer-reviewed papers on fundamental mechanisms in ISCO systems and other topics related to environmental contamination and remediation, and regularly conducts treatability testing for ISCO field projects.

Research funding for the laboratory has been provided by:

  • National Science Foundation
  • Strategic Environmental Research and Development Program
  • Environmental Protection Agency
  • Water Environment Research Foundation
  • Dow Chemical
  • OCI Chemicals