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Sustainable Water-Environmental-Energy Technologies Laboratory (SWEET Lab)
Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
Wayne State University
5050 Anthony Wayne Dr. #2327, Detroit, MI 48202
    Phone: 313-577-9962
    YouTube Channel, Please click here
** Creative, Hardworking, and Passionate Research Group **

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11/03/2017:  PhD Research Assistant Needed: My research group is looking for a PhD Research Assistant for a new, interdisciplinary NSF funded graduate training program in Urban Sustainability (particularly focusing on Sustainable Urban Water Infrastructure). Please click Here for detailed information or Email Dr Zhang at 




11/27/2017 – Congratulation to SWEET Lab member Javad Roostaei for their team winning the first place winner in the 2017 STEAM Challenge (Link)

11/02/2017 – Our research group attended the 2017 inH2O Colloquium

10.01.2017 – Fayyad Choudhury joined our team, Welcome!

09.20.2017 – Ajanta Dutta joined our team, Welcome!

09.10.2017 – Thanjila Uddin joined our team, Welcome!

06.21.2017 – Our research group had 2 poster and 1 podium presentation at AEESP 2017    (Pictures 1 2 3)  Podium Presentation: “Comparing the Removal Efficiency of 4-Nonylphenol by UV, Chlorination and Algae Cultivation”  and Poster Presentation (#T25) “Optimization for Wastewater Treatment Efficiency and Biofuel Productivity by Chlorella sp. and Mixed Wastewater Algae (MWWA) Using Response Surface Methodology (RSM)”    (#W26) “Using Internet of Things (IoT) to Optimize Algae Yield for Wastewater-based Algae Cultivation

05.22.2017 – Navpreet Kaur joined our team, Welcome! 

05.22.2017 – Sara Abdalazaz joined our team, Welcome! 

04.21.2017 – Team SWEET LAB project about IoT Sensors has been selected for the second place award in” the 3rd Annual College of Engineering Student Innovation and Design Day” among 69 other teams. (Picture), (Link). 

04.01.2017 – Team SWEET LAB has presented their results in Aqua Hack for Lake Erie (Link)

03.09.2017 – In the  2017  Graduate and Postdoctoral Research Symposium, Javad’s poster has been selected for first place award (Webpage) (Link)

02.22.2017 – Javad and Kishore presented the group research results in University of Michigan 

08.14.2016 – Rayyan Mirza, a new PhD student, joined our team, Welcome !!!

10.01.2016 – Hadel joined our team, Welcome !

10.28.2016Our idea for wastewater biofuel production integrating with IoT is selected for the next stage of Innovation Warriors Fund at Wayne State University. (Webpage)

10.01.2016 – Ali Ismail joined our team, Welcome !

08.15.2016 – Our article for spatial explicit life cycle assessment became online. To see the article please click here

07.04.2016 – Danielle Evans, joined our team, Welcome !

06.26.2016 – Dr. Zhang is presenting our research results at 6th International Conference on Algae Biomass, Biofuel, and Biproducts, 26-29 June, San Diego, to see the conference website please click here

05.01.2016 – Paige joined our team, Welcome !

05.31.2016 – Our IoT team is selected as the third winner in Intel IoT Innovator Lab at Wayne State University, to see the certificate please click here

05.01.2016 – Running the LCMS for our samples

03.25.2016 – Javad and Alexander Presented their research results on IoT final meeting at Integrative Biosciences Center (iBIO)

03.23.2016 – Javad presented the research results spatial analysis integrated with life-cycle assessment on 2016 Graduate and Postdoc Research Symposium, Wayne State University

02.01.2016 – Dr. Kishore Gopalakrishnan joined our research group, Welcome!



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