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Mark Clark

Clinical Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering


2145 Sheridan Road
Tech A321
Evanston, IL 60208-3109

847-467-4540Email Mark Clark


Civil and Environmental Engineering

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Ph.D. Environmental Engineering, The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD

M.S. Environmental Engineering, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO

B.S. Civil Engineering, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO

Research Interests

Mechanics of coagulation/flocculation and solid-liquid separation by membrane processes in drinking water treatment.

Selected Publications

  1. Kalinichev, A.G., E. Iskrenova-Tchoukova,W-Young Ahn, M. M. Clark, R. J. Kirkpatrick, “Effects of Ca2+ on Supramolecular Aggregation of Natural Organic Matter in Aqueous Solutions: A Comparison of Molecular Modeling Approaches,” Geoderma: in press, 2010
  2. D.A. Ladner, D.R. Vardon, and M.M. Clark. Effects of shear on microfiltration and ultrafiltration fouling by marine algae. J. Membr. Sci. 356, 33-43 (2010).
  3. 45. D.R. Vardon, D.A. Ladner, and M.M. Clark. Laser scanning cytometry for algal monitoring in seawater desalination plant feedwater. Submitted to Water Research.
  4. 44. D.A. Ladner, A. Subramani, M. Kumar, S.S. Adhan, and M.M. Clark, “Bench-scaleevaluation of seawater desalination by reverse osmosis,” Desalination 250, 490-499 (2010).
  5. 43. Ahn, W.-Y., Kalinichev, A.G, and M. M. Clark, “Effects of Background Cations on the Fouling of Polyethersulfone Membranes by Natural Organic Matter: Experimental and Modeling Study,” J. Membrane Science, 309, 128-140 (2008).
  6. Kumar, M., Grzelakowski, M., Zilles, J., Clark, M., and W. Meier, “Highly Permeable Polymeric Membranes based on the Incorporation of the Functional Water Channel Protein Aquaporin Z,” Proc. National Academy of Sciences, 104, 52: 20723-20728 (2007).
  7. Ladner, D., Lee, B., and Clark, M.M., “Laser Scanning Cytometry for FluorescentMicrosphere Enumeration,” J. American Water Works Association, 99, 3: 110 (2007).


Kumar, M; Meier, W.; Zilles, J.; Clark, M.; Grzelakowski, M.; Nehring, R. Highly permeable polymer membranes, US Provisional Patent number 60992660, filed Dec 5th, 2007, Assignee: University of Illinois 

Clark, M.M., and R.L. Riley, “Water Purification by Polymer Colloids,” United States Patent and Trademark Office, 6,669,851 B2, December, 2003