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Kimberly L.
Jones

Contact

Office: 
1026 LKDowning Hall
Phone: 
202-806-6570
Email: 
kljones@howard.edu

Faculty Details

Rank: 
Professor and Chair
Education: 

BS, Howard University, Washington DC
MS, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, Urbana, IL
PhD, The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD

Speciality: 

Dr. Jones is committed to improving water and environmental quality through her teaching and research, as well as through her work on local and national committees and boards. In addition to her position as Professor and Chair of Civil and Environmental Engineering, she also serves as the Associate Dean for Research and Graduate Education in the College of Engineering and Architecture. She recently served on the Chartered Science Advisory Board of the US Environmental Protection Agency, as chair of the Drinking Water Committee of the Science Advisory Board and liaison to the National Drinking Water Advisory Council (NDWAC). She is an alternate Commissioner of the Interstate Commission on the Potomac River Basin. Dr. Jones has served on the Water Science and Technology Board of the National Academy of Sciences, and the Board of Association of Environmental Engineering and Science Professors, where she was Secretary of the Board. She has served on several committees of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine. She served as the Deputy Director of the Keck Center for Nanoscale Materials for Molecular Recognition at Howard University. She also serves on the Center Steering Committee of the Center for the Environmental Implications of Nanotechnology (CEINT).

Research: 

Dr. Jones has several active research projects in the areas of membrane processes for water and wastewater treatment, innovations in wastewater treatment, environmental nanotechnology, and remediation of hazardous wastes. Dr. Jones has received the Researcher of the Year award from Howard University, a Top Women in Science Award from the National Technical Association, the Outstanding Young Civil Engineer award from University of Illinois Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, a NSF CAREER Award, an Outstanding Leadership and Service and Outstanding Faculty Mentor award from Howard University, and Top Women Achievers award from Essence Magazine. She also served as an associate editor of the Journal of Environmental Engineering (ASCE).

Subjects Taught: 

Aquatic Chemistry, Physical-Chemical Processes for Water Treatment, Special Topics in Environmental Engineering

Detailed Information

News

Associate Dean and Department Chair Kimberly Jones Addresses First Grand Challenge in Environmental Engineering for the 21st Century

Thu, January 10, 2019

Associate Dean for Research and Graduate Studies and Civil and Environmental Engineering Department Chair Kimberly Jones served as a committee member for the development of a National Academies of Sciences, Medicine, and Engineering report on the "Grand Challenges and Opportunities in Environmental Engineering for the 21st Century." Read More >>

Ghasemi Wins the 2018 ASNE Student Paper Competition

Fri, July 6, 2018

Civil and Environmental Engineering Ph.D. student Hamid Ghasemi wins first place in the 2018 student paper competition of the American Society of Naval Engineers (ASNE) for his research titled “Atomistic Insight into Anti-Corrosion Role of Graphene as a Coating in Metals: A Molecular Dynamics Simulation Approach”. (Photo credit: ASNE)Read More >>

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