Cement carbon concentration, capture, and conversion
Beneficial reuse of waste foundry sand...and aspects of trace metal contaminant release and impacts
Coal ash radiation release
Waste brine reuse in relation to highway anti-icing and deicing
Constructive reuse of wastewater residuals...including brick manufacture
History of Engineering
Nitrogen genesis and metabolism
Ancient to Victorian-era water and wastewater treatment
Iconic college campus bell tower design
Golden Gate Bridge
Honors and Awards
Jefferson Science Faculty Fellow, U.S. Department of State, 2014
Fellow, American Society of Civil Engineers, 2010
Diplomat, American Academy of Environmental Engineers, 2010
Fulbright Research-Scholar, 2005
Best Core Teacher Award (Wansik Award), Purdue University School of Civil Engineering, 2002
Best Researcher Award (Wansik Award), Purdue University School of Civil Engineering, 2002
American Consulting Engineers Council Award, 1986
Outstanding Teacher Award (Harold Munson Award), Purdue University School of Civil Engineering, 1985
J. K. Sikkema, J. E. Alleman, S. K. Ong, and T. D. Wheelock. (2011) "Mercury Regulation, Fate, Transport, Transformation, and Abatement Within Cement Manufacturing Facilities: Review," Science of the Total Environment, Vol. 409, pp. 4167-4178 (DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2011.05.064).
E. R. Blatchley III, W. L. Gong, J. E. Alleman, et al. (2007) "Effects of Wastewater Disinfection on Waterborne Bacteria and Viruses," Water Environment Research, Vol. 79, No. 1, pp. 81-92 (DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.2175/106143006X102024).
M. K. Banks, A. P. Schwab, J. E. Alleman, M. Switzenbaum, N. Cofield, and J. Shalabi. (2007) "Biosolids Amended Soils: Part I. Effect of Biosolids Application on Soil Quality and Ecotoxicity," Water Environment Research, Vol. 78, No. 11, pp. 2217-2230 (DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.2175/106143005X86637).
K. M. Sears, J. E. Alleman, J. Barnard, and J. A. Oleszkiewicz. (2005) "Feasibility of Using Ultrasonic Irradiation to Recover Active Biomass from Waste Activated Sludge," Journal of Biotechnology, Vol. 19, No. 4, pp. 389-399 (DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jbiotec.2005.04.025).