Detlef Knappe

Center Deputy Director and Project 4 Co-Leader; S. James Ellen Distinguished Professor, Dept. of Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering, College of Engineering, NC State


Predicting per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances removal in pilot-scale granular activated carbon adsorbers from rapid small-scale column tests
Hopkins, Z. R., & Knappe, D. R. U. (2024), AWWA WATER SCIENCE, 6(2).
Removal of Per- and Polyfluoroalkyl substances by anion exchange resins: Scale-up of rapid small-scale column test data
Cheng, L., & Knappe, D. R. U. (2024), WATER RESEARCH, 249.
Degradation of imidacloprid by Phanerodontia chrysosporium on wood chips for stormwater treatment
Weaver, L. M. M., Alexander, N. L., Cubeta, M. A., Knappe, D. R. U., & Aziz, T. N. (2023), ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE-WATER RESEARCH & TECHNOLOGY, 9(12), 3333–3343.
Estimation of the Half-Lives of Recently Detected Per- and Polyfluorinated Alkyl Ethers in an Exposed Community
Wallis, D. J., Kotlarz, N., Knappe, D. R. U., Collier, D. N., Lea, C. S., Reif, D., … Hoppin, J. A. (2023), ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY, 57(41), 15348–15355.
Factors associated with per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) serum concentrations in residents of New Hanover County, North Carolina: The GenX exposure study
Cuffney, M., Wilkie, A. A., Kotlarz, N., Knappe, D., Lea, C. S., Collier, D. N., … Hoppin, J. A. (2023), ENVIRONMENTAL RESEARCH, 237.
Improved Darcian streambed measurements to quantify flux and mass discharge of volatile organic compounds from a contaminated aquifer to an urban stream
Nickels, J. L., Genereux, D. P., & Knappe, D. R. U. (2023), JOURNAL OF CONTAMINANT HYDROLOGY, 253.
Interlaboratory Comparison of Extractable Organofluorine Measurements in Groundwater and Eel (Anguilla rostrata): Recommendations for Methods Standardization
Ruyle, B. J., Pickard, H. M., Schultes, L., Fredriksson, F., Heffernan, A. L., Knappe, D. R. U., … Sunderland, E. M. (2023), ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY, 57(48), 20159–20168.
Oxidation of Per- and Polyfluoroalkyl Ether Acids and Other Per- and Polyfluoroalkyl Substances by Sulfate and Hydroxyl Radicals: Kinetic Insights from Experiments and Models
Zhang, C., Tang, T., & Knappe, D. R. U. (2023, May 24), ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY, Vol. 5.
Pilot-scale biofiltration of 1,4-dioxane at drinking water-relevant concentrations
McElroy, A. C., Ogles, M. E., Hyman, M. R., & Knappe, D. R. U. (2023), WATER RESEARCH, 231.
Predicting Concentration- and Ionic-Strength-Dependent Air-Water Interfacial Partitioning Parameters of PFASs Using Quantitative Structure-Property Relationships (QSPRs)
Stults, J. F., Choi, Y. J., Rockwell, C., Schaefer, C. E., Nguyen, D. D., Knappe, D. R. U., … Higgins, C. P. (2023, March 24), ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY, Vol. 3.

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  • STC: Science and Technologies for Phosphorus Sustainability (STEPS) Center
  • Thermal Reactivation of Spent GAC from PFAS Remediation Sites
  • Non-Targeted Analysis of PFAS Impacted Multimedia Samples to Support NCDEQ???s Action Strategy for Addressing Existing PFAS Sources and Industries with Multi-Media Impacts through Collaboration and Coordination
  • Center for Environmental and Health Effects of PFAS
  • Studying the Fate of PFAS through Sewage Sludge Incinerators
  • Occurrence and Fate of Per- and Polyfluoroalkyl Substances (PFAS) in North Carolina Agricultural Systems
  • Investigation of Treatment Alternatives for Short-Chain Poly- and Perfluoroalkyl Substances
  • Collaborative Research: Cyclodextrin-Based 2D Materials for the Treatment of Legacy and Emerging Perfluoroalkyl Substances
  • PFAS Transport & Exposure from DW & Diet
  • Novel Mass Spectrometry Approaches for the Identification of Pesticides and Per- and Poly-Fluoroalkyl Substances in North Carolina Drinking Water Sources
Detlef Knappe