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EDUCATION

Ph.D. Geography and Environmental Engineering

Johns Hopkins University, 2004
  • Thesis title: Sources, Sinks, and Speciation of Chromium(III) (Amino)carboxylate Complexes in Heterogeneous Aqueous Media
  • Thesis adviser: Alan Stone

M.E. Environmental Engineering

Manhattan College, 1999
  • Thesis title: Calibration of a Sediment Metal Flux Model
  • Thesis adviser: Dominic Di Toro

B.S. Environmental Engineering

Manhattan College, 1997
  • Summa Cum Laude (GPA: 3.96/4.00)

EXPERIENCE

Academia

Manhattan College
  • Professor, Department of Chemical Engineering (2019 – present)
  • Associate Professor, Department of Chemical Engineering (2017 – 2019)
  • Research Associate Professor, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering (2012 – 2017)
  • Associate Professor, Civil and Environmental Engineering, Aug 2010 – July 2012
  • Assistant Professor, Civil and Environmental Engineering, Aug 2004 – July 2010

Consulting Engineering

Mutch Associates, LLC
  • Partner & Principal Environmental Engineer (2018 – present)
  • Partner & Senior Environmental Engineer (2010 – 2018)
HydroQual, Inc.
  • Senior Engineer (2006 – 2010)

  • LICENSURE & CERTIFICATIONS

    • Professional Engineer (P.E.) State of New York, License #090162, Jan 2012 – present
    • 40-Hour Training: Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response (HAZWOPER) Standard (29 CFR 1910.120(e))
    • Certificate of Fitness to Operate a Chemical Laboratory, FDNY

    PUBLICATIONS

    1. Cárdenas-Hernández, P.; Anderson, K.; Murillo Gelvez, J.; Di Toro, D.M.; Allen, H.A.; Carbonaro, R.F.; Chiu, P. “Reduction of 3-nitro-1,2,4-triazol-5-one (NTO) by the hematite aqueous Fe(II) redox couple.” Environmental Science & Technology 2020, 54, 12191-12201.
    2. Hickey, K.P.; Di Toro, D.M.; Allen, H.E., Carbonaro, R.F; Chiu, P.C. “A Unified Linear Free Energy Relationship for Abiotic Reduction Rate of Nitroaromatics and Hydroquinones using Quantum Chemically Estimated Energies.” Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry 2020, 39(12), 2389-2395.
    3. Di Toro, D.M.; Hickey, K.P.; Allen, H.E., Carbonaro, R.F; Chiu, P.C. “Hydrogen Atom Transfer Reaction Free Energy as a Predictor of Abiotic Nitroaromatic Reduction Rate Constants: A Comprehensive Analysis.” Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry 2020, 39, 1678-1684.
    4. Murillo-Gelvez, J; Hickey, K.P.; Di Toro, D.M.; Allen, H.E., Carbonaro, R.F; Chiu, P.C. “Experimental validation of hydrogen atom transfer gibbs free energy as a predictor of nitroaromatic reduction rate constants.” Environmental Science & Technology 2019, 53(10):5816-5827.
    5. Huntsman, P.; Beaudoin, R.; Rader, K.J.; Carbonaro, R. F.; Burton, G. A.; Baken, S.; Garman, E.; Waeterschoot, H. “Method Development for Determining the Removal of Metals from the Water Column under Transformation/ Dissolution Conditions for Chronic Hazard Classification.” Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry 2019, 38(9): 2032-204.
    6. Burton, G. A.; Hudson, M.; Huntsman, P.; Carbonaro, R.F.; Rader, K.J.; Waeterschoot, H.; Baken, S.; Garman, E. “Weight-Of-Evidence Approach For Assessing Removal Of Metals From The Water Column For Chronic Environmental Hazard Classification.” Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry 2019, 38(9): 1839-1849.
    7. Rader, K.J.; Carbonaro, R.F; van Hullebusch, E.; Baken, S.; Delbeke, K. “The Fate of Copper Added to Surface Water: Field and Modeling Studies” Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry 2019 38(7): 1386-1399.
    8. Carbonaro, R.F.; Farley, K.J.; Delbeke, K.; Baken, S.; Arbildua, J.; Rodriguez, P.; Rader, K.J. “Modeling the Fate of Metal Concentrates in Surface Water.” Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry 2019, 38(6): 1256-1272.
    9. Wilson, J.M., Farley, K.J. and Carbonaro, R.F. “Kinetics of FeII-polyaminocarboxylate oxidation by molecular oxygen.” Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 2018, 225, 116-127.
    10. Santos, M.A., Carbonaro, R.F.; Sharp, R.R. “Control strategies for the mitigation and removal of attached manganese biofilms.” Journal of Environmental Engineering 2018, 144 (1).
    11. Carbonaro, R.F.; Stone, A.T. “Oxidation of CrIII Aminocarboxylate Complexes by Hydrous Manganese Oxide: Products and Time Course Behaviour.” Environmental Chemistry 2015, 12(1), 33-51.
    12. Whitehead, C.F.; Carbonaro, R.F.; Stone, A.T. “Adsorption of Benzoic Acid and Related Carboxylic Acids onto FeOOH(goethite): The Low Ionic Strength Regime.” Aquatic Geochemistry 2015, 21(2), 99-121.
    13. Carbonaro, R.F.; Mutch, R.D.; Changa-Moon, D.C.; Gupta, P.K.; Morris, J.J.; Nambiar, A.; Cordone, L.; O’Loughlin, J.M. “In Situ CO2 Sparging Part I: Neutralization of a Caustic Brine Plume and Reduction of Mercury Levels”. Journal of Hazardous, Toxic, and Radioactive Waste 2015, 19 (1) C4014005.
    14. Mutch, R.D.; Carbonaro, R.F.; Changa-Moon, D.C.; Gupta, P.K.; Morris, J.J.; Nambiar, A.; Cordone, L.; O’Loughlin, J.M. “In Situ CO2 Sparging Part II: Groundwater Mounding and Impacts on Aquifer Properties”. Journal of Hazardous, Toxic, and Radioactive Waste, 2015, 19 (1) C4014006.
    15. Atalay, Y.B.; Di Toro, D.M.; Carbonaro, R.F. “Estimation of Stability Constants for Metal-Ligand Complexes Containing Neutral Nitrogen Donor Atoms with Applications to Natural Organic Matter.” Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 2013, 122 (1), 464-477.
    16. Lindsay, D.R.; Farley, K.J.; Carbonaro, R.F. “Oxidation of CrIII to CrVI During Chlorination of Drinking Water.” Journal of Environmental Monitoring 2012 14(7), 1789-1797
    17. Wilson, J.M.; Carbonaro, R.F. “Capillary Electrophoresis Study of Iron(II) and Iron(III) Polyaminocarboxylate Complex Speciation.” Environmental Chemistry 2011, 8(3), 295-303.
    18. Farley, K. J.; Carbonaro, R.F.; Fanelli, C.J.; Costanzo, R.; Rader, K.J.; Di Toro, D.M. “TICKET-UWM: A Coupled Kinetic, Equilibrium and Transport Screening Model for Metals in Lakes.” Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry 2011 30 (6), 1278-1287.
    19. Carbonaro, R.F.; Atalay, Y.; Di Toro, D.M. “Linear Free Energy Relationships for Metal-Ligand complexation: Bidentate Binding to Negatively-Charged Oxygen Donor Atoms.” Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 2011 75 (9), 2499-2511.
    20. Atalay, Y.; Carbonaro, R.F.; Di Toro, D.M. “Distribution of Proton Disassociation Constants for Model Humic and Fulvic acid molecules.” Environmental Science & Technology 2009, 43 (10), 3626-3631.
    21. Mendola, M.; Paul, T.; Strathmann, T.J.; Carbonaro, R. F. “Investigation of the Aquation Kinetics of the 1:2 Complex between CrIII and Nitrilotriacetic Acid.” Polyhedron 2009, 28 (2), 269-278.
    22. Carbonaro, R.F.; Gray, B.N.; Whitehead, C.F.; Stone, A.T. “Interaction of Carboxylate-Containing Chelating Agents with Amorphous Chromium Hydroxide: Adsorption and Dissolution.” Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 2008, 72 (13), 3241-3257.
    23. Naka, D.; Kim, D.; Carbonaro, R.F.; Strathmann, T.J. “Abiotic Reduction of Nitroaromatic Contaminants by Iron(II) Complexes with Organothiol Ligands.” Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry 2008, 27 (6), 1257-1266.
    24. Carbonaro, R.F.; Di Toro, D.M. Linear Free Energy Relationships for Metal-Ligand Complexation: Monodentate Binding to Negatively-Charged Oxygen Donor Atoms. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 2007, 71 (16), 3958-3968.
    25. Rader, K.J.; Bisceglia, K.J.; Carbonaro, R.F.; Farley, K.J.; Mahony, J.D.; Di Toro, D.M. Iron(II)-catalyzed oxidation of Arsenic(III) in a sediment column. Environmental Science & Technology 2005, 39, 9217-9222.
    26. Carbonaro, R. F.; Mahony, J. D.; Walter, A.D.; Halper, E. B.; Di Toro, D. M. Experimental and Modeling Investigation of Metal Release from Metal-Spiked Sediments. Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry 2005, 24(12), 3007-3019.
    27. Carbonaro, R. F.; Stone, A. T. Capillary Electrophoresis Analysis of Chromium(III) and Cobalt(III) (Amino)carboxylate Speciation. Analytical Chemistry 2005, 77, 155-164.

    AWARDS & HONORS

    • ASCE 2019 Samuel Arnold Greeley Award for the paper, “Control Strategies for the Mitigation and Removal of Attached Manganese Biofilms,” in the January 2018 issue of Journal of Environmental Engineering
    • Outstanding Teacher Award (Environmental Engineering), Manhattan College, 2006, 2007, 2010, 2012, 2013.
    • Best Paper Award (first place), University Forum, NYWEA 84th Annual Meeting and Exhibition, 2012.
    • Emerging Investigators’ special issue of the Journal of Environmental Monitoring (cover article), 2011.
    • Best Paper Award (first place), University Forum, NYWEA 82nd Annual Meeting and Exhibition, 2010
    • Distinguished Service Award, Internet Resources Committee, AEESP, 2009.
    • Gordon Research Conferences, Environmental Sciences: Water. Invited Talk, 2008.
    • Outstanding Teacher Award (Environmental Engineering), Manhattan College, 2006, 2007, 2009
    • Gordon Research Conferences, Environmental Sciences: Water. Best Poster Award, 2002.
    • U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Science to Achieve Results (STAR) Fellowship, 2000.
    • Vincent P. Olivieri Fellowship, Johns Hopkins University, 1999.
    • Wesley Eckenfelder Graduate Environmental Engineering Award, Manhattan College, 1999.
    • Brother Amandus Leo Call Medal, Manhattan College, 1997.
    • Lawrence Eckenfelder Award for Environmental Engineering, Manhattan College, 1997.
    • Ciba Scholar Award, Manhattan College, 1996.

    GRANT FUNDING

    • NYC Department of Environmental Protection Town+Gown Croton Water Filtration Treatment Plant Study of Emerging Contaminants Removal. Carbonaro, R.F., Wilson, J.M. Collaboration with Hazen & Sawyer, Rosenfeldt, E. and Wright, B. (2020-2021). NYC DEP. $194,000.
    • Enhanced Evaporative Flux to Remediate Brine-Contaminated Soil. Imhoff, P., Carbonaro, R.F., Allen, H.A., Di Toro, D.M. (2018-2020). ExxonMobil. $50,000
    • Measuring and Predicting the Natural and Enhanced Rate and Capacity of Abiotic Reduction of Munition Constituents. Chiu, P.C., Carbonaro, R.F., Allen, H.A., Di Toro, D.M. SERDP ER-2617. (2016-2020) $1,330,000.
    • USEPA Targeted Watershed Implementation Grant, Saw Mill River. Subcontracted by the Saw Mill River Coalition. Carbonaro, R.F. (2008-2012), $196,000.
    • Predicting the Fate and Effects of Resuspended Metal Contaminated Sediments (2010-2013) SERDP Farley, K.J.; Carbonaro, R.F. $281,000.
    • National Institute of Environmental and Health Sciences “Effect of Natural Organic Matter on Bioavailability and Mobilization of Metals.” Farley, K.J., and Carbonaro, R.F. (2009-2011), $148,000.
    • National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, “Carcinogenic Metals and Their Interactions with Other Toxicants: Research Translation Core,” Farley, K.J. and Carbonaro, R.F. (2009-2011) $140,204.
    • NYC DEP/Malcolm Pirnie. “Contamination Warning System Demonstration Project: University Partnership.” Carbonaro, R.F. and Sharp, R.R. (2010-2011), $138,312.
    • New York City DEP, DEP-FP1 “Manganese Deposit Characterization and Treatment Study,” Carbonaro, R.F. and Sharp, R.R. (co-PIs) (2008-2010), $145,000.
    • National Institute of Environmental and Health Sciences, “Toxicity and Mobilization of Metals and Metal Mixtures in Sediments,” Farley, K.J., and Carbonaro, R.F. (co-PIs) (2006-2009), $387,644.
    • International Commission of Mining and Metals (ICMM), “Further Development of a Unit World Model for Critical Loadings of Metals in Aquatic Environments,” Farley, K.J. and Carbonaro, R.F. (2007-2008) $50,000.
    • New York State Water Resources Institute (with matching funds from Groundwork Yonkers). “Effect of urban runoff on seasonal and spatial trends in the water quality of the Saw Mill River.” Carbonaro, R.F. (2006-2007), $41,000.
    • International Commission of Mining and Metals (ICMM), “Developing a Unit World Model for Critical Loadings of Metals in Aquatic Environments,” Farley, K.J. and Carbonaro, R.F. (2004-2005) $40,000.
    • Cobalt Development Institute/HydroQual, Inc., “Cobalt Sulfide Laboratory Screening Study.” Carbonaro, R.F., and Mahony, J.D. (2004), $10,000.
    • Groundwork Yonkers, “Stormwater Monitoring of the Saw Mill River.” Carbonaro, R.F. (2004-2005), $5,400.
    • U.S. EPA, Science to Achieve Results (STAR) Fellowship, Transformations of Co(III) and Cr(III) Complexes in Heterogeneous Media, 2000. $102,000 (tuition and stipend).

    INVITED TALKS

    • “Optimization of In Situ Treatment Systems Using Reactive Transport Modeling” M. Gordon Wolman Lecture. Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore MD. February 18, 2020.”
    • “Undergraduate Research in Environmental Engineering and Science at Manhattan College: A 20 Year Retrospective.” Summer Research Scholars Keynote Talk. Manhattan College, Riverdale, NY
    • “Reactive Transport Modeling: A New Paradigm in Design of In Situ Treatment Systems” Honeywell, Morris Plains, NJ. June 23, 2016.
    • “Development of Tools for Modeling Metal Speciation and Transport.” University of Delaware, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering. Newark, DE. March 17, 2009.
    • “Modeling Approaches for Studying Metal Speciation and Transport.” Johns Hopkins University, Department of Geography and Environmental Engineering. Baltimore, MD. February 24, 2009.
    • “Developing Modeling Approaches for Metals Risk Assessment.” Gordon Research Conferences, Environmental Science: Water. Holderness, NH, June 24, 2008.
    • “Estimation of metal-ligand formation constants using Linear Free Energy Approaches.” City College of New York, Department of Chemistry. New York, NY, February 25, 2008.
    • “Use of QSARs in environmental speciation and toxicity evaluations.” Ecotoxicity Technical Advisory Panel (ETAP). Quebec City, Canada. August 23, 2007.
    • “Transformations of Chromium(III) in Heterogeneous Media.” University of Delaware, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering. Newark, DE. February, 2005.

    TEACHING EXPERIENCE

    Manhattan College

    Undergraduate Courses

    • ENGS 115: Introduction to Engineering I
    • ENGS 116: Introduction to Engineering II
    • ENGS 204: Environmental Engineering Principles I
    • ENGD 301: The Company
    • CHML 321: Chemical Reaction Engineering
    • CHML 342: Chemical Process Safety
    • CEEN 308: Reliability Analysis in Civil and Environmental Engineering
    • CHML 405: Process and Plant Design I
    • CHML 406: Process and Plant Design II
    • ENVL 510: Hazardous Waste Design
    • ENVL 535: Surface Water Quality Laboratory

    Graduate Courses

    • CHMG 713: Advanced Reactor Design
    • ENVG 700: Mathematical Models I
    • ENVG 706: Water Chemistry
    • ENVG 712: Advanced Hydrogeology
    • ENVG 736: Advanced Unit Operations
    • ENVG 739: Chemical Processes in Environmental Engineering
    University of Delaware

    Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering – Graduate Courses

    • CIEG 667: Chemical Speciation Modeling of Metals in Environmental Systems
    Columbia University

    Department of Civil Engineering and Engineering Mechanics – Graduate Courses

    • CIEN E4257 Contaminant Transport in Subsurface System
    Professional Short-Courses
    • Northwest Environmental Training Center (NWETC). Groundwater Contamination and Remediation: Principles and Practices (2014)
    • Water Quality for Municipal Engineers. Training for NYC Environmental Protection. (2011)
    • Water Quality Modeling. Summer Institute for Water Pollution Control. Manhattan College, Riverdale, NY. (2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011)

    CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS

    1. Cardenas, P.; Anderson, K.; Di Toro, D.M. Allem H. E.; Carbonaro, R.F.; Chiu, P. “Reductive transformation of 3-nitro-1,2,4-triazol-5-one (NTO) by the hematite/Fe2+ redox couple and an iron-rich soil” American Chemical Society National Meeting & Expo, Philadelphia PA, March 22 – March 26, 2020
    2. Murillo-Gelvez, J.; Di Toro, D.M. Allem H. E.; Carbonaro, R.F.; Chiu, P. “Abiotic reduction of the munitions compounds DNAN and NTO by carbonaceous reductants and carbon-rich soils” American Chemical Society National Meeting & Expo, Philadelphia PA, March 22 – March 26 2020
    3. Ellis, A.; Fang, Y.; Higgins, C.P.;Schaefer C.; Carbonaro, R.F.; Boyer, T.H.; Strathmann, T.J. “Development of a predictive model for ion exchange treatment of mixtures of per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFASs) American Chemical Society National Meeting & Expo, Philadelphia PA, March 22 – March 26 2020”
    4. Rader, K.J.; Fanelli, C.J.; Huntsman, P.; Burton, G.A.; Costello, D.; Baken, S.; Garman, E.R.; Carbonaro, R.F.; “Modeling Metal Rapid Removal Experiments for Hazard Classification.” Society of Toxicology and Environmental Chemistry, 39th Annual Meeting in North America. Sacramento, CA, November 4-8, 2018.
    5. Kannan, A; Conway, T.; Gerlak, S.; Carbonaro, R.F.; Hossain, A.,“Chelating agent-assisted Inhibition and Dissolution of Struvite for Subsequent Recovery: Experimental and Modeling analysis” Water Environment Federation Technical and Exhibition Conference, September 29 – October 03, 2018.
    6. Huntsman, P.; Rader, K.J.; Carbonaro, R.F.; Burton, G.A.; Baken, S.; Garman, E.R. “Metal removal from the water column for chronic hazard clas-sification: Method development for an extended transformation/dissolution protocol.” Society of Toxicology and Environmental Chemistry, 39th Annual Meeting in North America. Sacramento, CA, November 4-8, 2018.
    7. Burton, G.A.; Carbonaro, R.F.; Rader, K.J.; Huntsman, P.; Baken, S.; Garman, E.R. “Metals removal from water for hazard classification.” Society of Toxicology and Environmental Chemistry, 39th Annual Meeting in North America. Sacramento, CA, November 4-8, 2018.
    8. Burton, G.A.; Hudson, M.; Baken, S.; Carbonaro, R.F.; Garman, E.R. “Metal partitioning to oxic natural sediments and removal from water.” Society of Toxicology and Environmental Chemistry, 38th Annual Meeting in North America. Minneapolis, MN, November 12-16, 2017.
    9. Fanelli, C.J.; Carbonaro, R.F.; Moore, J.; Casey, R.E.; Rader, K.J.; “Development and Application of a Copper Roof Runoff Assessment Tool.” Society of Toxicology and Environmental Chemistry, 38th Annual Meeting in North America. Minneapolis, MN, November 12-16, 2017.
    10. Di Toro, D.M.; Allen, H.E.; Carbonaro, R.F.; Chiu, P.C. “Predicting the Rate of Abiotic Reduction of Munitions Constituents Using the Reaction Energy of A Hydrogen Atom Addition.” Society of Toxicology and Environmental Chemistry, 38th Annual Meeting in North America. Minneapolis, MN, November 12-16, 2017.
    11. Kannan, A.; Gerlak, S.; Carbonaro, R.F.; Azam, H. “Precipitation, Inhibition and Dissolution Characteristics of Struvite in
      Wastewater Systems: Experimental and Modeling Studies“ 1st Prize, NY Water Environment Federation (NYWEA) Annual Conference, February, 2017.
    12. Carbonaro, R.F.; Mutch, R.D. “Reactive Transport Modeling: A New Paradigm in Design of In Situ Treatment Systems.” AEHS Foundation 32nd Annual International Conference on Soils, Sediments, Water ansd Energy. Amherst MA, October 17-20, 2016.
    13. Carbonaro, R.F.; Mutch, R.D.; Rader, K.J.; Gupta, P.K.; Morris, J.J. “Effect of in-situ CO2 sparging on chemistry of groundwater impacted by caustic brine discharges.” 252nd American Chemical Society National Meeting & Exposition, Philadelphia, PA August 21-25, 2016.
    14. Wilson, J.M; Farley, K.J.; Carbonaro, R.F.; “Kinetics of FeII-polyaminocarboxylate oxidation by molecular oxygen.” 250th ACS National Meeting, Division of Geochemistry 2015.
    15. Carbonaro, R.F.; Di Toro, D.M. “Development of linear free energy relationships for estimating metal binding to sulfur functional groups present in natural organic matter.” Society of Toxicology and Environmental Chemistry, 36th Annual Meeting in North America. Salt Lake City, UT, November 1-5, 2015.
    16. Farley, K.J.; Rader, K.J.; Carbonaro, R.F. “Release of Metals During Sediment Resuspension Events” Society of Toxicology and Environmental Chemistry, 36th Annual Meeting in North America. Salt Lake City, UT, November 1-5, 2015.
    17. Farley, K.J.; Rader, K.J.; Carbonaro, R.F.; Burton, G.A. “Release of Metals from Contaminated Sediments: Translation from Laboratory to Field-scale Assessments.” Battelle Conference on Remediation and Management of Contaminated Sediments. New Orleans. Jan 2015.
    18. Farley, K.J.; Rader, K.J.; Carbonaro, R.F. “Release of Metals from Contaminated Sediments: Translation from Laboratory- to Field-Scale Assessments.” Eighth International Conference On Remediation And Management Of Contaminated Sediments. New Orleans, LA, January 12-15, 2015.
    19. Carbonaro, R.F.; Mutch, R.D.; Changa-Moon, D.C.; Nambiar, A.; Cordone, L.; O’Loughlin, J.M.; Gupta, P.K.; Morris, J.J. “In Situ CO2 Sparging to Neutralize a Caustic-Brine Plume and Reduce Mercury Levels.” Ninth International Conference on Remediation of Chlorinated and Recalcitrant Compounds, Monterey, CA, May 19-21, 2014.
    20. DiPippo, G; Carbonaro, R.F. “The Leachate Treatment and Disposal Albatross;” New York State Solid Waste & Recycling Conference, Lake George, NY May 18-21, 2014
    21. Mutch, R.D.; Carbonaro, R.F. “First Year Progress Report: In Situ CO2 Sparging into a Caustic Brine Plume” 2014 NGWA Groundwater Summit, Denver CO, May 5 – 7, 2014.
    22. Carbonaro, R.F.; Mutch, R.D.; Changa-Moon, D.C.; Nambiar, A.; Cordone, L.; O’Loughlin, J.M.; Gupta, P.K.; Morris, J.J. “In-Situ CO2 Sparging to Neutralize a Caustic Brine Plume and Reduce Mercury Levels” Philadelphia, PA, January 27-29, 2014
    23. Bubnyte, R.; Villarosa, M.P.; Carbonaro, R.F.; Rader, K.J.; Farley, K.J. “Impacts of Propeller-Induced Disturbances and Other Sediment Resuspension Events on Metal Bioavailability.” Batelle, Seventh International Conferecne on Remediation of Contaminated Sediments, February 4-7, 2013.
    24. Bubnyte, R.; Carbonaro, R.F.; Farley, K.J. “Modeling Metal Cycling and Bioavailability in Lake Coeur d’Alene.” New York Water Environment Association, 85th Annual Meeting, New York, NY, February 4-6, 2013.
    25. Stone, A.T.; Boland, N.E.; Carbonaro, R.F. Chelating Agent Selection From A Kinetic Perspective: New Insights From Capillary
      Electrophoresis. 3rd Annual American Chemical Society Green Chemistry Institute Roundtable, 17th Annual Green Chemistry
      & Engineering Conference, North Bethesda, MD, June 19, 2013. (poster)
    26. Carbonaro, R.F.; Delbeke, K.; Rodriguez, P.; Rader, K.J. “Modeling the Transport, Effects and Fate of Metal Concentrates in a Lake Using the TICKET Unit World Model.” Society of Toxicology and Environmental Chemistry, 33rd Annual Meeting in North America, Long Beach, CA, November 11-15, 2012.
    27. Bubnyte, R.; Villarosa, M.P.; Carbonaro, R.F.; Rader, K.J.; Farley, K.J. “Impacts of Sediment Resuspension on Metal Bioavailability and Toxicity Assessments.” Society of Toxicology and Environmental Chemistry, 33rd Annual Meeting in North America, Long Beach, CA, November 11-15, 2012.
    28. Derderian, O.T.; Wolfson, A.H.; Carbonaro, R.F. ”Degradation of Water Quality of the Saw Mill River Due to Urban Runoff.” New York Water Environment Association, 84th Annual Meeting, New York, NY, February 6-8, 2012.
    29. Carbonaro, R.F.; Atalay, Y.B.; Di Toro, D.M. “Linear Free Energy Relationships for Describing Metal Binding to Nitrogen Functional Groups.” Society of Toxicology and Environmental Chemistry, 32nd Annual Meeting in North America, Boston, MA, November 13-17, 2011.
    30. Atalay, Y.B.; Carbonaro, R.F.; Di Toro, D.M. “Comparison of Models for Metal Partitioning to Natural Organic Matter: Chemically-based Model and WHAM VI.” Society of Toxicology and Environmental Chemistry, 32nd Annual Meeting in North America, Boston, MA, November 13-17, 2011.
    31. Farley, K.J.; McMahon, P.M.; Rader, K.J.; Carbonaro, R.F. ”Incorporation of WHAM VI Binding Reactions and Metal Sulfide Oxidation Kinetics into TICKET-UWM.” Society of Toxicology and Environmental Chemistry, 32nd Annual Meeting in North America, Boston, MA, November 13-17, 2011.
    32. Rader, K.J.; Carbonaro, R.F.; Farley, K.J. “Metal Classification Using a Unit World Model: Assessing Removal Rates from the Water Column and Remobilization from Sediment with Ticket-UWM.” Society of Toxicology and Environmental Chemistry, 32nd Annual Meeting in North America, Boston, MA, November 13-17, 2011.
    33. Mutch, R.D.; Carbonaro, R.F. “Optimizing the Performance of ISCR and ISCO Systems Through Three-Dimensional, Reactive, Transport Modeling.” The 17th International Conference on Advanced Oxidation Technologies for Treatment of Water, Air and Soil (AOTs-17), November 7 – 10, San Diego CA.
    34. Lindsay, D.R.; Farley, K.J; Carbonaro, R.F. “The Oxidation of Cr(III) to Cr(VI) during Chlorination.” Edwin C. Tifft, Jr. Water Supply Symposium, Liverpool, NY. September 21 – 22, 2011.
    35. Sesto, J.A.; Sharp, R.R.; Carbonaro, R.F. “Evaluation of Water Quality Monitors.” Edwin C. Tifft, Jr. Water Supply Symposium, Liverpool, NY. September 21 – 22, 2011.
      Carbonaro, R.F.; Rader, K.J.; Mutch, R.D. “Field results and modeling of in situ chemical reduction of hexavalent chromium contamination.” The 242nd ACS National Meeting, Division of Environmental Chemistry, Denver, CO, August 28-September 1, 2011.
    36. Rader, K.J.; McMahon, P.M.; Fanelli, C.J.; Carbonaro, R. F.; Farley, K.J. “Predicting the Fate and Effects of Resuspended Metal Contaminated Sediments: Speciation Modeling.” Battelle Sixth International Conference on Remediation of Contaminated Sediments, February 7-10, 2011, New Orleans, LA.
    37. Farley, K. J.; Fanelli, C.J..; Carbonaro, R. F. Assessing the Importance of Iron and Manganese Phases On Metal Cycling and Bioavailability Using TICKET-UWM.” Society of Toxicology and Environmental Chemistry, 31st Annual Meeting in North America, Portland, OR, November 7-11, 2010.
    38. Carbonaro, R. F.; Lindsay, D.R.; Farley, K. J. “Effect of DOC on Cr(III) Mobilization and Oxidation in Aquatic Environments.” Society of Toxicology and Environmental Chemistry, 31st Annual Meeting in North America, Portland, OR, November 7-11, 2010.
    39. Carbonaro, R. F.; Atalay, Y.B.; Di Toro, D.M. “Estimation of formation constants of metal complexes: Bidentate binding to oxygen and nitrogen donor atoms.” The 240th ACS National Meeting, Division of Geochemistry, Boston, MA, August 22-26, 2010.
    40. Santos, M.A.; Carbonaro, R. F.; Sharp, R.R.; “Biological Manganese Deposition and Treatment Strategies for Biofilm Removal.” New York Water Environment Association, 82nd Annual Meeting, New York, NY, February 1-3, 2010.
    41. Atalay, Y.B.; Rader, K. J.; Carbonaro, R. F.; Di Toro, D. M. “A Chemically Based Model for Metal Partitioning to Organic Matter.” Society of Toxicology and Environmental Chemistry, 30th Annual Meeting in North America, New Orleans, LA, November 19-23, 2009.
    42. Rader, K. J.; Carbonaro, R. F.; Farley, K. J.; Di Toro, D. M. “Performance Assessment of Chemical Speciation Models.” Society of Toxicology and Environmental Chemistry, 30th Annual Meeting in North America, New Orleans, LA, November 19-23, 2009.
    43. Carbonaro, R. F.; Rader, K. J.; Farley, K. J. “Are We Ready to Incorporate Manganese Oxides into Unit World Models for Metals?” Society of Toxicology and Environmental Chemistry, 30th Annual Meeting in North America, New Orleans, LA, November 19-23, 2009.
    44. Di Toro, D.M. Carbonaro, R.F.; Farley, K. J.; “Sediment biotic ligand model predicts no toxicity variation due to hardness: Why?” The 238th ACS National Meeting, Division of Geochemistry, Washington, DC, August 16-20, 2009.
    45. D’Agostino, D.J.; Carbonaro, R.F.; Farley, K.J.; Modeling metal cycling and bioavailability at contaminated sediment sites.” The 238th ACS National Meeting, Division of Geochemistry, Washington, DC, August 16-20, 2009.
    46. McGuire, B.P.; Farley, K.J.; Di Toro, D.M.; Carbonaro, R.F. “Modeling metal sulfide oxidation kinetics.” The 238th ACS National Meeting, Division of Geochemistry, Washington, DC, August 16-20, 2009.
    47. Wilson, J.M.; Carbonaro, R.F. “Analysis of iron(II) and iron(III) polyaminocarboxylate complex speciation using capillary electrophoresis.” The 238th ACS National Meeting, Division of Environmental Chemistry, Washington, DC, August 16-20, 2009.
    48. Miglino, A.N.; Fanelli, C.J.; Rader, K.J.; Carbonaro, R.F.; Farley, K.J. “Model Evaluations for Sediment Clean-Up Targets and TMDLs for Metals.” Battelle Fifth International Conference on Remediation of Contaminated Sediments, Jacksonville, FL, February 2-5, 2009.
    49. D’Agostino, D.J.; Carbonaro, R.F.; Farley, K. J.; “Fate of Metal Sulfides in Aquatic Systems.” New York Water Environment Association, 81st Annual Meeting, New York, NY, February 1-4, 2009.
    50. McGuire, B.P.; Farley, K.J.; Di Toro, D.M.; Carbonaro, R.F. “Kinetics and Modeling of Nickel Sulfide Oxidation.” Society of Toxicology and Environmental Chemistry, 29th Annual Meeting in North America, Tampa, FL, November 16-20, 2008.
    51. Farley, K.J.; Miglino, A.N.; Carbonaro, R.F.; Di Toro, D.M. “Validation of the ‘Unit World’ Model for Metals in Lakes.” Society of Toxicology and Environmental Chemistry, 29th Annual Meeting in North America, Tampa, FL, November 16-20, 2008.
    52. Rader, K.J.; Carbonaro, R.F.; Farley, K.J.; Di Toro, D.M. “A Probabilistic Unit World Model for Metal Fate and Toxicity in Rivers.” Society of Toxicology and Environmental Chemistry, 29th Annual Meeting in North America, Tampa, FL, November 16-20, 2008.
    53. Mutch, R.D.; Carbonaro, R.F.; “Groundwater Plume Forensics Using Minor Ions” The 24th Annual International Conference on Soils, Sediments and Water. University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA. October 20-23, 2008.
    54. Mutch, R.D.; Carbonaro, R.F.; Mahony, J.D. “Landfill plume forensics using minor ions and tritium.” National Groundwater Association, 2008 Ground Water Summit, Memphis, TN, March 31-April 2, 2008.
    55. Lumish, J.; Hanley, E.; Carbonaro, R.F. “Effect of urban runoff on seasonal and spatial trends in the water quality of the Saw Mill River.” New York Water Environment Association, 80th Annual Meeting, New York, NY, February 3-6, 2008.
    56. Mutch, R.D.; Carbonaro, R.F.; “A Study of Tritium in Municipal Solid Waste Leachate.” The 23rd Annual International Conference on Soils, Sediments and Water. University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA. October 15-18, 2007.
    57. Carbonaro, R.F.; Di Toro, D.M. “Development of linear free energy relationships for estimating monodentate and bidentate binding to functional groups present in natural organic matter.” Society of Toxicology and Environmental Chemistry, 28th Annual Meeting in North America, Milwaukee, WI, November 12-16, 2007.
    58. Farley, K.J.; Carbonaro, R.F.; Rader, K.J.; Di Toro, D.M. Tier 1 “Unit World” Model for Metals in Lakes.” Society of Toxicology and Environmental Chemistry, 28th Annual Meeting in North America, Milwaukee, WI, November 12-16, 2007.
    59. Farley, K.J.; Carbonaro, R.F.; Di Toro, D.M. “Development of a Unit World Hazard Ranking Model for Metals.” Hudson-Delaware Regional SETAC Conference, Camden NJ, October 26, 2007.
    60. Farley, K.J.; Carbonaro, R.F.; Di Toro, D.M. Application of the “Unit World” Model for Metals in Lakes.” US EPA Metals Fate and Transport Modeling Workshop, Denver CO, February 13-15, 2007.
    61. Carbonaro, R.F., Di Toro, D.M. “Applications of linear free energy relationships for modeling metal binding to natural organic matter.” US EPA Metals Fate and Transport Modeling Workshop, Denver CO, February 13-15, 2007.
    62. Mutch, R.D.; Soukup, W.G.; Carbonaro, R.F.; Di Toro D. M. “Investigating the Impact of a Groundwater-Borne Plume of Hexavalent Chromium upon Estuarine Sediments and Water Quality.” Battelle Fourth International Conference on Remediation of Contaminated Sediments. Savannah, Georgia; January 22-25, 2007.
    63. Farley, K.J.; Carbonaro, R.F.; Di Toro, D.M. “Application of the “Unit World” Model for Metals in Lakes.” Society of Toxicology and Environmental Chemistry, 27th Annual Meeting in North America, Montreal Canada, November 5-9, 2006.
    64. Carbonaro, R.F.; Di Toro, D.M. “Applications of linear free energy relationships for modeling metal binding to natural organic matter. Society of Toxicology and Environmental Chemistry, 27th Annual Meeting in North America, Montreal Canada, November 5-9, 2006.
    65. Esposito, C.; Joseph, J.; Kowalczyk, M.; O’Mara, C.; Carbonaro, R.F.; Mahony, J.D. “Remobilization of Sediment-Bound Toxic Heavy Metals.” New York Water Environment Association, 78th Annual Meeting, New York, NY, February 6-8, 2006.
    66. Carbonaro, R.F.; Di Toro, D.M. “Investigation of metal-ligand interactions of model ligands for modeling metal-organic carbon binding.” Society of Toxicology and Environmental Chemistry, 26th Annual Meeting in North America, Baltimore MD, November 13-17, 2005.
    67. Farley, K.J.; Carbonaro, R.F.; Di Toro, D.M. “Evaluation of critical metal loads using the Unit World Model for lakes.” Society of Toxicology and Environmental Chemistry, 26th Annual Meeting in North America, Baltimore MD, November 13-17, 2005.
    68. Farley, K.J., Carbonaro, R.F., and Di Toro, D.M. “Development of a “Unit World” (Model) Simulation for Metals in Aquatic Environments,” Invited Presentation, Metal Environmental Risk Assessment Guidance Document (MERAG) Science Consolidation Workshop, London UK, May 10-11, 2005.
    69. O’Mara, C., Esposito, C., Grieco, L., Carbonaro, R. F.; Mahony, J.D. “Cobalt and Nickel Interactions with Iron Sulfide in Sediments.” New York Water Environment Association, 77th Annual Meeting, New York, NY, February 6-9, 2005.
    70. Farley, K. J., Costanzo, R, Carbonaro, R. F., Di Toro, D. M. “Development of a Unit World Model for Metals in Aquatic Environments.” Annual Meeting of the Society of Toxicology and Environmental Chemistry, Portland OR, 2004.
    71. Stone, A.T., Carbonaro, R.F.; Wang, Y., “Structure-Reactivity Relationships Governing the Fate of Metal Ions and Ligands in Soils.” Biogeochemical Controls on the Mobility and Bioavailability of Metals in Soils and Groundwater” Workshop, Ascona, Switzerland. March, 2003.
      Stone, A.T., Uchimiya, M., Carbonaro, R.F. “Extracellular Redox Biochemicals: Design Constraints”, Keynote Lecture, “Biogenic Substances in the Environment” Symposium, Twelfth Goldschmidt Conference, Davos, Switzerland, August 2002.
    72. Stone, A.T., Carbonaro, R.F., Whitehead, C.F. “Using Capillary Electrophoresis to Distinguish Between Different Dissolved Metal Ion-Chelating Agent Complexes in Environmental Aqueous Media”, Fourth Biennial International Conference on Monitoring and Measurement of the Environment”, Toronto, Canada, May, 2002.
    73. Morrissey, J.C., Carbonaro, R.F., Mahony, J.D., Di Toro, D.M., “A study of the oxidation and acid extractability of sediment bound and pure metal sulfides.” Annual Meeting of the Society of Toxicology and Environmental Chemistry, Philadelphia, PA, November 14-18, 1999.
    74. Carbonaro, R.F., Mahony, J.D., Di Toro, D.M. “The Calibration of a Sediment Metal Flux Model.” Annual Meeting of the Society of Toxicology and Environmental Chemistry, Philadelphia, PA, November 14-18, 1999.
    75. Di Toro, D.M., Mahony, J.D., Carbonaro, R.F., DeMarco, T., Morrissey, J.C. Pablo, R.J., Page J.J., Shadi, T.S. “The Oxidation of Silver Sulfide and Other Heavy Metal Sulfides in Sediments.” Argentum: Fifth International Conference on Transport, Fate and Effects of Silver in the Environment, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada, September 28-October 1, 1997.
    76. Di Toro, D.M., Mahony, J.D, Carbonaro, R.F., Love, J.H., Morrissey, J.C. “The Bioavailability of Silver in Sediments.” Argentum: Fourth International Conference on Transport, Fate and Effects of Silver in the Environment, Madison, WC, August 25-28, 1996.