Tarabara research group
Environmental nanotechnology: membranes, particles, interfaces


 

Elodie Pasco, PhD

Office: 3553 Engineering Building [floor map]
Email: pascoelo at msu.edu
Phone: 517-432-2418 (lab); (517) 353-6883 (office)

Education

PhD (2012) Environmental Engineering, Michigan State University
MS (2005) Environmental Science, University of Northern Iowa
MS/BS (2003) Chemical Engineering, Ecole National Superieure de Chimie, Montpellier, France

PhD dissertation

Virus concentration by crossflow membrane filtration: effect of hydrodynamic conditions and membrane properties

PhD defense date

August 27, 2012

Other projects

UV-microfiltration hybrid process for virus inactivation and removal from water

Awards

  • Best poster award (Environmental Engineering category), 2011 Engineering Graduate Research Symposium, MSU
  • 2008 John P. Hennessey Scholarship, Michigan Water Environment Association

Publications at MSU

1 paper currently in preparation

Journal papers

  1. Pasco, E. V., Xagoraraki, I., Hashsham, S. A., Bruening, M. L., V. V. Tarabara. Antiadhesive membrane films for virus concentration and recovery from water prior to detection. Submitted

    Presentations

    1. Shi, H.; Pasco, E. V.; Xagoraraki, I.; Bruening, M. L.; Tarabara, V. V. Anti-adhesive membrane coating for virus recovery for rapid detection. ESPP Research Symposium: Water for a Sustainable World, East Lansing MI, November 22, 2013
    2. Pasco, E. V., Xagoraraki, I., Hashsham, S. A., Bruening, M. L., Tarabara, V. V. Virus concentration and recovery using antiadhesive sacrificial membrane nanocoatings. 2012 NSF Nanoscale Science and Engineering Conference, Arlington, VA, December 2, 2012
    3. Pasco, E. V., Xagoraraki, I., Hashsham, S. A., Bruening, M. L., Tarabara, V. V. Polyelectrolyte multilayer films as sacrificial membrane coatings: A novel concept for virus recovery for detection. 2011 ACS National Meeting, San Diego, CA, March 27, 2012
    4. Shan, W., Pasco, E. V., Bacchin, P., Aimar, P., Bruening, M. L., Tarabara, V. V. Polyelectrolyte multilayer films as backflushable nanofiltration membranes with tunable hydrophilicity and surface charge. 11th American Water Works Association Membrane Technology Conference, Long Beach, CA, March 29, 2011

    Posters

    1. Guo, B., Pasco, E. V., Wingate, A., Tarabara, V. V. Hybrid microfiltration-UV process for high efficiency disinfection. MSU Summer Undergraduate Research Forum, East Lansing, MI, July 23, 2012
    2. Pasco, E. V., Xagoraraki, I., Hashsham, S. A., Bruening, M. L., Tarabara, V. V. Polyelectrolyte multilayer films as sacrificial anti-adhesive membrane coatings: A “snake-skin” approach to virus recovery for detection. MSU Engineering Graduate Research Symposium, East Lansing, MI, November 4, 2011
    3. Guo, B., Pasco, E. V., DiFranco, N., Tarabara, V. V. Hybrid microfiltration-UV process for high efficiency disinfection. MSU Engineering Graduate Research Symposium, East Lansing, MI, November 4, 2011
    4. Pasco, E. V., Xagoraraki, I., Hashsham, S. A., Bruening, M. L., Tarabara, V. V. Pathogen concentration by ultrafiltration: Effects of hydraulic conditions on virus rejection and recovery. 22st Triennial Borchardt Conference Symposium on Advancements in Water and Wastewater, Ann Arbor, MI, February 23, 2011
    5. Pasco, E. V., Xagoraraki, I., Hashsham, S. A., Bruening, M. L., Tarabara, V. V. Pathogen concentration by ultrafiltration: Effects of hydraulic conditions on virus rejection and recovery. 2011 Fresh Ideas AWWA poster session, AWWA/MWEA Joint Expo, Lansing, MI, February 8, 2011
    6. Shan, W., Adusumilli, M., Pasco, E. V., Hashsham, S. A., Bruening, M. L., Tarabara, V. V. Polyelectrolyte multilayer films as antiadhesive coatings with tunable hydrophilicity and surface charge. 2009 IWA Particle and Nanoparticle Separation conference, Duke, NC, June 3-5, 2009