Linda Tseng

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Linda Tseng

Assistant Professor of Environmental Studies and Physics

Department/Office Information

Environmental Studies, Physics and Astronomy
  • M 2:00pm - 4:00pm (334 Ho Science Center)
  • T 9:00am - 11:00am (334 Ho Science Center)

My research focuses on plastic and plasticizers in water, rural water quality, extracellular polymeric substances (EPS) and their interaction with bacteria and their ambient environment.

  • 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

Dissertation

Extracellular polymeric substances (EPS) and their interaction with anthropogenic pollutants during activated sludge wastewater treatment processes

 
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
  • 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)