Linda Tseng - Environmental Studies Faculty

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Linda Tseng

Assistant Professor of Environmental Studies and Physics
Environmental Studies, 334 Ho Science Center
p 315-228-7095
My research focuses on extracellular polymeric substances (EPS) and their interaction with bacteria and their ambient environment

Degrees

  • Ph.D, Engineering, concentration in Environmental Engineering — University of California, Irvine
  • M.S., Environmental Engineering & Science— Stanford
  • B.S., Environmental Engineering — University of California, Irvine
  • B.S., Earth & Environmental Science — University of California, Irvine

Publications

Tseng, Linda Y., Robinson, Alice K., Zhang, Xiaying, Xu, Xiaomei, Southon, John, Hamilton, Andrew J., Sobhani, Reza, Stenstrom, Michael K., and Rosso, Diego (2016). Identification of preferential paths of fossil carbon within water resource recovery facilities via radiocarbon analysis, Environmental Science and Technology, 50, 22, 12166-12178.
 
Nguyen, Derek T., Linda Y. Tseng, Reza Sobhani, and Diego Rosso (2015). Energy analysis of reclaimed water application for irrigation in arid and semi-arid regions, Journal of Water and Climate, 7, 1, 159-168

Tseng, Linda Y., Riccardo Gori, and Diego Rosso (2015). Effects of Activated Sludge Process Conditions on the Production of Extracellular Polymeric Substances: Results of Yearlong Monitoring in a Warm Climate, Environmental Engineering Science, 32, 7, 582-592

Tseng, Linda Y., Michael Gonsior, Philippe Schmitt-Kopplin, William J. Cooper, Paul Pitt, and Diego Rosso (2013). Molecular Characteristics and Differences of Effluent Organic Matter from Parallel Activated Sludge and Integrated Fixed-Film Activated Sludge (IFAS) ProcessesEnvironmental Science & Technology, 47, 18, 10277–10284.

Tseng, Linda Y. and Sunny C. Jiang (2012). Comparison of recreational health risks associated with surfing and swimming in dry weather and post-storm conditions at Southern California beaches using quantitative microbial risk assessment (QMRA), Marine Pollution Bulletin, 2012.

Michael Gonsior, Matthew Zwartjes, William J. Cooper, Weihua Song, Kenneth P. Ishida, Linda Y. Tseng, Matthew K. Jeung, Diego Rosso, Norbert Hertkorn, Philippe Schmitt-Kopplin, Molecular characterization of effluent organic matter identified by ultrahigh resolution mass spectrometry, Water Research, 2011

Townsend-Small, Amy, Diane E. Pataki, Linda Y. Tseng, Cheng-Yao Tsai, and Diego Rosso (2011). Nitrous Oxide Emissions from Wastewater Treatment and Water Reclamation Plants in Southern CaliforniaJournal of Environmental Quality, 40, 1542-1550.

Gonsior, Michael, Matthew Zwartjes, William J. Cooper, Weihua Song, Kenneth P. Ishida, Linda Y. Tseng, Matthew K. Jeung, Diego Rosso, Norbert Hertkorn and Philippe Schmitt-Kopplin (2011). Molecular characterization of effluent organic matter identified by ultrahigh resolution mass spectrometryWater Research, 45, 9, 2943-2953.

Dissertation

Extracellular polymeric substances (EPS) and their interaction with anthropogenic pollutants during activated sludge wastewater treatment processes
Awards
Award Year
Civil and Environmental Engineering Departmental Service Award, UC Irvine
2011
Second place, Water Environment Federation (WEF) Student Wastewater Challenge,
Sacramento, CA
2011
First place, Water Environment Federation (WEF) Student Wastewater Challenge,
Collections Systems Conference, Phoenix, AZ
2010
Undergraduate Research/Departmental Service Award
School of Physical Sciences, UC Irvine
2006–2007
Education Abroad Program (EAP) Scholarship for Study Abroad in Italy, UC Irvine
2005

Professional Affiliations

  • International Water Association (IWA)
  • American Chemical Society (ACS)
  • American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS)
  • American Academy of Environmental Engineers & Scientists (AAEES)
  • Association of Environmental Engineering and Science Professors (AEESP)
  • Water Environment Federation (WEF)
  • California Water Environment Association (CWEA)
  • Engineers Without Borders (EWB)
  • American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE)
  • Chi Epsilon Civil Engineering Honors Society (XE)
  • Golden Key International Honour Society
  • Society of Women Engineers (SWE)
  • National Society of Collegiate Scholars (NSCS)