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Your Environment. Your Health.

Person Details: Thomas C. Sheahan Sc.D., P.E.

Superfund Research Program

Thomas C. Sheahan Sc.D., P.E.

Northeastern University
230 SN
360 Huntington Avenue
Boston, Massachusetts 02115
Phone: 617-373-3995
Email: t.sheahan@northeastern.edu

Projects

Hazardous Waste Sites

Hocomonco Pond

  • Northeastern University: A Reactive Mat to Remediate Contaminated Sediments and Reduce Health Risks

Neponset River

  • Northeastern University: A Reactive Mat to Remediate Contaminated Sediments and Reduce Health Risks

Publications

2017

  • Cordero JF, Meeker JD, Loch-Caruso R, Giese RW, Padilla IY, Vesper D, Kaeli D, Sheahan TC, Brown P, Velez Vega CM, Alshawabkeh AN. 2017. Team science applied to environmental health research: karst hydrogeology and preterm birth in Puerto Rico. In: Karst Groundwater Contamination and Public Health: Beyond Case Studies. Springer, New York, NY. pp.17-25.
  • Meric D, Hellweger F, Alshawabkeh AN, Sheahan TC. 2017. Nonlinear nonequilibrium one-dimensional large-strain consolidation-coupled contaminant transport model of capped sediments. J of Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering 143(8):doi:10.1061/(asce)gt.1943-5606.0001655

2014

2013

2012

  • Cordero JF, Meeker JD, Sheahan TC, Padilla IY, Giese RW, Silevitch M, Loch-Caruso R, Kaeli D, Alshawabkeh AN. 2012. Case Study - Puerto Rico Test Site for Exploring Contamination Threats. In: GeoCongress 2012: State of the Art and Practice in Geotechnical Engineering. American Society of Civil Engineers, Reston, VA.
  • Meric D, Barbuto S, Alshawabkeh AN, Shine JP, Sheahan TC. 2012. Effect of reactive core mat application on bioavailability of hydrophobic organic compounds. Sci Total Environ 423:168-175. doi:10.1016/j.scitotenv.2012.01.042 PMID:22386995 PMCID:PMC3987807

2011

  • Barbuto S, Alshawabkeh AN, Meric D, Sheahan TC, Shen Y, Shine JP. 2011. Use of Biouptake Test Data to Demonstrate Efficacy of a Reactive Core Mat on PCB Contaminated Sediments. In: Proceedings of the Sixth International Conference on Remediation of Contaminated Sediments.
  • Meric D, Barbuto S, Sheahan TC, Alshawabkeh AN, Shine JP. 2011. Biouptake Study on a PCB-Contaminated Sediment Capped with a Reactive Core Mat. In: Proceedings of the Sixth International Conference on Remediation of Contaminated Sediments.
  • Meric D, Rad M, Barbuto S, Sheahan TC, Alshawabkeh AN, Shine JP. 2011. Testing the efficiency of a reactive core mat to remediate subaqueous, contaminated sediments. Geo-Frontiers 895-904. doi:10.1061/41165(397)92
  • Meric D, Sheahan TC, Alshawabkeh AN. 2011. A consolidation and contaminant transport device for assessing reactive mat effectiveness for subaqueous sediment remediation. Geotechnical Testing Journal 33:423-433. doi:10.1520/GTJ102872

2010

  • Silevitch M, Giese RW, Kaeli D, Sheahan TC, Nobrega MC, Alshawabkeh AN, Cordero JF, Padilla IY, Loch-Caruso R, Meeker JD. 2010. Interdisciplinary Three-Level Approach to Study Impact of Contamination on Public Health in Puerto Rico. In: Proceedings of Sixth International Congress on Environmental Geotechnics. New Delhi, India.

2009

  • Yu D, Meric D, Sheahan TC, Alshwabkeh AN, Shine JP. 2009. A New Sediment Testing Column to Assess Reactive Mat Effectiveness for Isolation and Remediation. In: Proceedings of the Fifth International Conference on Remediation of Contaminated Sediments. Battelle, Jacksonville, FL.
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