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Navid Saleh is currently an Assistant Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering at the University of South Carolina. He will be joining the department of Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering (CAEE), University of Texas at Austin in January 2014. Before joining USC in January 2009, Dr. Saleh was a post-doctoral trainee at the Chemical Engineering Department, Yale University, New Haven, CT (since June 2007). He received his Ph.D. from Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh PA, in May 2007 in Civil and Environmental Engineering and his BS degree was completed at Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology, Dhaka, Bangladesh in Civil Engineering in 2001. Dr. Saleh's research interests include: (1) fundamental aggregation and deposition behavior of nanomaterials, (2) nanomaterials for environmental remediation, (3) engineering application of nanomaterials (composite materials, sensors), and (4) engineering education. Saleh group has been funded by NSF, NIH, USAF, SCDOT, and GSE&C. The group has published 29 research articles with ~2000 citations in high impact peer-reviewed journals that include: Environmental Science and Technology, Nano Letters, Langmuir, Nanotechnology, Environmental Health Perspectives, Environmental Engineering and Science, etc.