Faculty Profile

Dr. Deok Moon

RESEARCH ASSISTANT PROFESSOR
Phone: 201.216.8097
Fax: 201.216.8212
Email: dmoon@stevens.edu
Resume
School:  Schaefer School of Engineering & Science
Program:  Environmental Engineering
Research Center:  Center for Environmental Systems (CES)
Education
  • Ph.D. Environmental Engineering, 2003, Stevens Institute of Technology, NJ
  • M.E. Environmental Engineering, 1994, Stevens Institute of Technology, NJ
  • B.E. Environmental Engineering, 1991, Chosun University, Gwangju, South Korea
Research
Research specialties include stabilization and solidification (S/S) of heavy metals in contaminated soils, sludge and sediments, fate and transport of heavy metals in soils, remediation technologies in contaminated soils and solid waste material characterization.
Professional Service
  • Research Assistant Professor, Department of Civil, Environmental and Ocean Engineering, Stevens Institute of Technology, July 2006 - current
  • Post-Doctoral Research Associate, Stevens Institute of Technology, June 2003 - June 2006
  • Research Assistant, Stevens Institute of Technology, January 1994 - May 2003
  • Teaching Assistant, Stevens Institute of Technology, January 1995 - May 2003
Honors & Awards
  • Graduate Activity Board (GrAB) Appreciation Award (Vice President), Stevens Institute of Technology, 1998
  • Graduate Activity Board (GrAB) Appreciation Award (Secretary), Stevens Institute of Technology, 1997
  • 1996 AWWA NJ Section, Graduate Student Poster Competition, 3rd place “Removal of Heavy Metals by an Enhanced Sand Filtration”, Atlantic City, NJ, March 26-29.
  • Scholarship from Jejudo Association of America, 1992.
Professional Societies
  • American Chemical Society (ACS)
  • American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE)
  • American Water Works Association (AWWA)
  • American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM)
  • Korean-American Scientist and Engineers Association (KSEA)
Selected Publications
Journals
  1. Moon, D.H., Dermatas, D., Arsenic.. (2006). "lead release from fly-ash-based stabilized/solidified soils under modified semi-dynamic leaching conditions", Journal of Hazardous Materials, Elsevier Academic Publishers.
  2. Dermatas, D., Bonaparte, R., Chrysochoou, M., Moon, D.H.. (2006). "Chromite ore processing residue (COPR): contaminated soil or hazardous waste.", Journal of ASTM International, ASTM International.. 3 (7), 145-154.
  3. Chrysochoou, M., Dermatas, D., Moon, D.H., French, C., Morris, J., Kaouris, M... (2006). "Investigation of barium treatment of chromite ore processing residue (COPR).", Journal of ASTM International, ASTM International. . 3 (6), 165-175.
  4. Moon, D.H., Dermatas, D., Chrysochoou, M., Shen, G... (2006). "An investigation of the heaving mechanism related to chromite ore processing residue", Journal of ASTM International, ASTM International.. 3 (6), 155-164.
  5. Dermatas, D., Moon, D.H., Menounou, N., Meng, X., Hires, R.. (2004). "An evaluation of arsenic release from monolithic solids using a modified semi-dynamic leaching test", Journal of Hazardous Materials, Elsevier Academic Publishers. B116 25-38.
  6. Dermatas, D, Dutko, P., Balorda-Barone, J., Moon, D.H.. (2003). "Evaluation of Engineering Properties of Cement Treated Hudson River Dredged Sediments for Use As Fill Material", Journal of Marine Environmental Engineering, Old City Publishing, Inc. Publishers. 7 (2), 101-123.
Conference Proceedings
  1. Moon, D.H., Dermatas, D., Chrysochoou, M., Grubb, D.G.. (Jul 3-7, 2006). "An investigation of the phase transformation of brownmillerite in chromite ore processing residue.", Proceedings of an International Conference-Protection and Restoration of the Environment VIII, Chania, Greece.
  2. Dermatas, D., Sanchez, A.M., Moon, D.H., Chrysochoou, M., Christodoulatos, C., Grubb, D.G.. (Jul 3-7, 2006). "Brownmillerite hydration in chromite ore processing residue (COPR) at elevated temperatures.", Proceedings of an International Conference-Protection and Restoration of the Environment VIII, Chania, Greece.
  3. Dermatas, D., Pardali, S., Chrysochoou, M., Moon, D.H.. (Jul 3-7, 2006). "The role of XRPD analyses in the investigation of COPR mineralogy during treatment: a case study.", Proceedings of an International Conference-Protection and Restoration of the Environment VIII, Chania, Greece.
  4. Moon, D.H., Dermatas, D., Grubb, D.G.. (Jun 26-30, 2006). "The effectiveness of quicklime-based stabilization/solidification (S/S) on lead (Pb) contaminated soils.", Proceedings of the ISSMGE 5th International Congress on Environmental Geotechnics, Cardiff University, Wales, UK.
  5. Moon, D.H., Dermatas, D., Chrysochooul, M., Sanchezl, A.M., Wazne, M., Grubb, D.G.. (Jun 26-30, 2006). "Sulfate induced heaving in chromite ore processing residue", Proceedings of the ISSMGE 5th International Congress on Environmental Geotechnics, Cardiff University, Wales, UK.
  6. Moon, D.H., Chrysochoou, M., Dermatas, D., Christodoulatos, C., Kaouris, M., Morris, J.. (Jun 6-9, 2005). "Investigation of ettringite formation in chrome ore processing residue", Proceedings of the 8th International In Situ and On-Site Bioremediation Symposium, Baltimore, Maryland, USA.
  7. Moon, D.H., Dutko, P., Dermatas, D., Chrysochoou, M., Christodoulatos, C., Kaouris, M., Morris, J.. (Jun 6-9, 2005). "Ettringite-induced swelling in chrome ore processing residue", Proceedings of the 8th International In Situ and On-Site Bioremediation Symposium, Baltimore, Maryland, USA.
  8. Chrysochoou, M., Moon, D.H., Dermatas, D,.Wazne, M., Meng, X., Kaouris, M., Morris, J., French, C., Sass, B.. (Jun 6-9, 2005). "Mineralogical analysis of chrome ore processing residue by x-ray powder diffraction.", Proceedings of the 8th International In Situ and On-Site Bioremediation Symposium, Baltimore, Maryland, USA. .
  9. Dermatas, D., Chrysochoou, M., Moon, D.H.,.Christodoulatos, C., Lazarte, C.A., Pendleton, C., Bonaparte, R., Briggs, R., Myers, M., French, C., Morris, J., Kaouris, M.. (Jun 6-9, 2005). "Mineralogical characterization of COPR at Dundalk Marine Terminal area 1800 to elucidate heave mechanism", Proceedings of the 8th International In Situ and On-Site Bioremediation Symposium, Baltimore, Maryland, USA. .
  10. Wazne, M., Papastavrou, M., Papazoglou, P., Meng, X., Dermatas, D., Christodoulatos, C., Moon, D.H., Kaouris, M., Morris, J., Jackson, R.L.. (Jun 6-9, 2005). "Leaching behavior of chromite ore processing residue", Proceedings of the 8th International In Situ and On-Site Bioremediation Symposium, Baltimore, Maryland, USA. .
  11. Moon, D.H., Dermatas, D.. (Apr 12-13, 2005). "Chromium (Cr3+) leachability from monolithic solids under modified semi-dynamic leaching conditions.", Proceedings of the International Conference on Stabilization/Solidification Treatment and Remediation, University of Cambridge, England, UK.. 171-179.
  12. Chrysochoou, M., Dermatas, D., Moon, D.H., Wazne, M.. (Jan 23-26, 2005). "Role and properties of calcium aluminum oxide hydrates in chromium waste stabilization", Proceedings of the 1st International Conference on Environmental and Technology, American Academy Sciences, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA.
  13. Moon, D.H., Dermatas, D.. (Jun 28-30, 2004). "An evaluation of lead leachability from monolithic solids under modified semi-dynamic leaching conditions.", Proceedings of the 4th BGA Geoenvironmental Engineering Conference, Yong, R.N. and Thomas, H.R., Eds., Thomas Telford Publishing, Stratford-upon-Avon, England, UK. . 535-543.
  14. Moon, D.H.. (Dec 20-23, 2004). "Lime based stabilization/solidification (S/S) of arsenic contaminated soils", International Conference on Current Challenges and Advances in Environmental Health, School of Public Health, Kunming Medical College, Yunnan, P.R. China.. 32-43.
  15. Dermatas, D., Moon, D.H., Dutko, P., Balorda-Barone, J.. (Feb 2003). "Index Properties, Compaction and unconfined compressive strength of cement-treated dredged sediments.", Proceedings, Beneficial Use of Recycled Materials in Transportation Applications; Eighmy, T. T., Ed.; Air & Waste Management Association: Pittsburgh, PA.. 617-627.
  16. Dermatas, D., Dutko, P., Balorda-Barone, J., Moon, D.H.. (May 5-8, 2002). "Geotechnical properties of cement treated dredged sediments to be use as transportation fill", Proceedings of the 3rd Specialty Conference on Dredging and Dredged Material Disposal, American Society of Civil Engineers, Orlando, FL.
  17. Dermatas, D., Moon, D.H.. (Jul 2-6, 2000). "Engineering properties of cement treated dredged sediment", Proceedings of an International Conference-Protection and Restoration of the Environment V, Patras, Greece. . 29-36.
  18. Dermatas, D., Moon, D.H.. (Jul 2-6, 2000). "Leachability of heavy metals from monolithic solids in diffusion-controlled environments.", Proceedings of an International Conference-Protection and Restoration of the Environment V, Patras, Greece.. 107-114.
  19. Dermatas, D., Meng, X.., Moon, D.H.. (Jul 2-6, 2000). "Predicting strength development of stabilized organic wastes based on X-ray diffraction", Proceedings of an International Conference-Protection and Restoration of the Environment V, Patras, Greece.. 116-126.
  20. Moon, D.H., Dermatas, D.. (Nov 27, 1996). "Leachability study of heavy metals from monolithic solids under static leaching conditions", Proceedings of the International Scientific Lectures of the 50th Anniversary of Chosun University, Gwangju, South Korea.. 70-76.
Report
  1. Dermatas, D., Chrysochoou, M., Moon, D.H., Grubb, D.G., Wazne, M., Christodoulatos, C... (2006). "Ettringite-induced heave in chromite ore processing residue (COPR) upon ferrous sulfate treatment.", Environ. Sci. Technol., American Chemical Society.
  2. Kostarelos, K., Reale, D., Dermatas, D., Rao, E., Moon, D.H... (2006). "Optimum dose of lime and fly ash for treatment of hexavalent chromium-contaminated soil, Water, Air and Soil Pollution", Kluwer Publishers.
  3. Moon, D.H., Dermatas, D.. (2006). "An evaluation of lead leachability from stabilized/solidified soils under modified semi-dynamic leaching conditions, Engineering Geology", Elsevier Academic Publishers . 85 (1-2), 67-74.
  4. Dermatas, D., Moon, D.H.. (2006). "Chromium leaching and immobilization in treated soils", Environmental Engineering Science, Mary Ann Liebert, Inc. Publishers. . 23 (1), 77-87.
  5. Moon, D.H., Dermatas, D., Menounou, N.. (2004). "Arsenic immobilization by calcium-arsenic precipitates in lime treated soils", Science of the Total Environment, Elsevier Academic Publishers, . 330 (1-3), 171-185.
  6. Moon, D.H.. (Dec 17, 2004). "Evaluation of the effectiveness of quicklime-based tabilization/solidification (S/S) in arsenic (As) contaminated soils", Chosun University, Gwangju, Korea. . 1-16.
  7. Moon, D.H.. (May 27, 2004). "Arsenic immobilization by calcium-arsenic precipitates in lime treated soils.", Gwangju Institute of Science and Technology (GIST), Gwangju, Korea. .