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Your Environment. Your Health.

Person Details: Joel G. Burken E.I.T., Ph.D.

Superfund Research Program

Joel G. Burken E.I.T., Ph.D.

Missouri University of Science and Technology
224 Butler Carlton Hall
Rolla, Missouri 65409
Phone: 573-341-6547
Fax: 573-341-4729




  • Doty SL, Freeman JL, Cohu CM, Burken JG, Firrincieli A, Simon A, Khan Z, Isebrands JG, Lukas J, Blaylock MJ. 2017. Enhanced Degradation of TCE on a superfund site using endophyte-assisted poplar tree phytoremediation. Environ Sci Technol 51:10050-10058. doi:10.1021/acs.est.7b01504 PMID:28737929



  • Harper G, Elmore AC, Redell C, Risley G, Burken JG. 2011. Physical impact of waterjet-based sediment remediation on benthic organisms. Remediation (N Y) 21:107-118. doi:10.1002/rem.20302
  • Redell C, Elmore AC, Burken JG, Stringer RD. 2011. Waterjet injection of powdered activated carbon for sediment remediation. J Soils Sediments 11:1115-1124. doi:10.1007/s11368-011-0392-x
  • Risley G, Elmore AC, Burken JG, Galecki G. 2011. Development of a waterjet system for direct delivery of granular iron and activated carbon to remediate contaminated aqueous sediments. Remediation (N Y) 21:103-119. doi:10.1002/rem.20292
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