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Esther Lou, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Research Associate

Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering, Rice University


M.S. Environmental Engineering, Columbia University, New York, NY

B.S. South China Agricultural University, Guangzhou, China


Research Interests:

​Novel biochemical waste water treatment technologies including Anaerobic Membrane Bioreactor (AnMBR), while also addressing resource recovery and energy-saving advantages of it. I am also inquisitive about the fate of antibiotic resistance genes (ARGs), an emerging concern and proved threat to human health, during the treatment process. 

Other Interests:

I enjoy hiking, traveling and watching movies.

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