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Song Xin
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Environmental Science and Engineering
Mailing Address:
No.71 East Beijing Road, Nanjing, China



Ph.D. in Environmental Engineering                                                 December 2005 

University of Maryland, College Park, Maryland, USA                

M.S. in Environmental Science                                                        May 2000 

Tsinghua University, Beijing, China                                               

B.S. in Environmental Engineering                                                   May 1997 

Dalian University of Technology, Dalian, China  


Research Experiences

Sustainable management of contaminated site investigation and remediation 

Contaminated site remedial technologies, with focus on in-situ bioremediation, in-situ chemical oxidation/chemical reduction,    and permeable reactive walls 

Research and development of remedial materials and remedial reagents 

Groundwater flow and solute transport analysis 

Environmental impact statement preparation for mining industry to evaluate impact to groundwater and surface water 


Professional Registrations and Affiliations

Professional Engineer, State of California, License Number 77178 (USA) 

Fundamental Engineer, State of Maryland, License Number 33884 (USA) 

Member, National Ground Water Association, USA 

Member, International Water Association, UK 

Member, American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), USA 



Pecht, M.G., R.E. Kaczmarek, X. Song, D.A. Hazelwood, R.A. Kavetsky, and D.K. Anand, 2012. Rare Earth Materials: Insights and Concerns, CALCE EPSC Press, University of Maryland, College Park, Maryland, USA. 


Soil and groundwater remediation science and engineering applications


2013 USA National Groundwater Association Outstanding Groundwater Projects Award (ARCADIS): Groundwater Protection Category 

2013 Winner of One Hundred Talents, Chinese Academy of Sciences 


Song, X. E. A. Seagren(2014). "Laboratory-scale in Situ Bioremediation in Heterogeneous Porous Media: Biokinetics-Limited Scenario". Journal of Contaminant Hydrology, 158:078-92

Song, X., M-H. Chang, and M. Pecht (2013). " Rare-Earth Elements in Lighting and Optical Applications and Their Recycling". JOM, 65(10): 1276-1282  

Johnson, M. A., X., Song et al. (2013). "A Quantitative Framework for Understanding the Complex Interactions of Competing Interfacial Processes and in situ Biodegradation". Journal of Contaminant Hydrology, 146: 16-36 

Song, X. and E.A. Seagren (2008). "Engineered in situ Bioremedation in Heterogeneous Porous Media: Dispersion-Limited Scenario". Environmental Science and Technology, 42(16): 6131-6140 



Community service:
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In-situ Bioremediation Coupled with Physical/Chemical Remedication for Contaminated Sites