Master Students


Daniel Hamlin

Daniel Hamlin is pursuing a MS in Environmental and Water Resources Engineering, and joined the Dai Research group in May of 2017. He graduated from UB in May of 2017 with a B.S. degree in Environmental Engineering. Dan’s research focuses on the effects of fluorosilicic acid on lead and copper plumbing, and is also investigating the interaction between the lead scale and bulk flow of water in drinking water distribution systems. Daniel looks forward to pursuing a career in designing advanced treatment facilities for water reuse after graduation.


Christine Hart

Christine joined Professor Dai’s research group in fall 2017. She received her B.S. degree in Engineering Science from Smith College. Currently, she is investigating the formation of disinfection byproducts after wastewater undergoes natural aging processes. Soon, she will switch focus to investigate the formation of disinfection byproducts from algal organic matter.


Farimahsadat Loghmani

Farimah joined University at Buffalo-SUNY in fall 2017. She earned her bachelor degree in chemical engineering at Sharif University of Technology, Iran. Her undergraduate research focuses on designing a wastewater treatment plant for pharmaceutical companies with advanced oxidation processes (AOPs). She is currently working on UV-based AOPs for the removal of pharmaceutical compounds. As an environmentalist, she believes that “Be the change you wish to see in this world”-Gandhi. Farimah’s profile on LinkedIn.