Dr. Jae-Hoon Hwang
Post-Doctoral Researcher
Education
  • Ph.D. Environmental Engineering, Yonsei University, South Korea, 2013
  • M.S. Environmental Engineering, Yonsei University, South Korea, 2008
  • B.S. Environmental Engineering, Yonsei University, South Korea, 2006
Research activities and interests
  • Fermentative hydrogen production via anaerobic system using wastewater
  • Bio-alcohol (ethanol and butanol) production using pretreated algal biomass as feedstocks by fermentation
  • Photo auto/hetero-trophic hydrogen production from algae and hydrogenase activities in algae cell-under aerobic condition
  • Advanced photobioreactor designs to maximize the harvest rate of the product while minimizing the rates of nutrient from wastewater
  • Electrochemical microsensors for in situ monitoring of heavy metal ions in real environments
  • Nanomaterial application for energy production via Microbial Electrochemical Technologies (METs)
Stephanie Stoll
Doctoral Student
Education
  • B.S. Environmental Engineering, University of Central Florida, 2020
  • M.S. Environmental Engineering, University of Central Florida, 2022
  • Ph.D. Environmental Engineering, University of Central Florida, 2022- present
Research activities and interests
  • Hydrothermal gasification of concentrated black water to produce energy and low tier water
  • MC-LR detection biosensor development and application to HAB events
  • COVID-19 wastewater collection and surveillance research
Jong-Hyun Baik
Doctoral Student
Education
  • B.S. Civil Engineering, Jeonbuk National University, South Korea, 2020
  • M.S. Civil and Environmental Engineering, Yonsei University, South Korea, 2022
  • Ph.D. Environmental Engineering, University of Central Florida, 2022-present
Research activities and interests
  • Electrochemical detection of emerging contaminants
  • MFC biosensors for water toxicity
Jennifer Huges
Undergraduate Student
Education
  • B.S. Environmental Engineering, University of Central Florida, 2021-present
Research activities and interests
  • Harmful algal bloom (HAB)’s cyanotoxin monitoring sensor development
Honors and awards
  • Track 1 (SURF Fellow), Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF), Office of Undergraduate Research (OUR), UCF, 2022