Robert Borden

Professor Emeritus



Environmental Engineering

Rice University


Environmental Engineering

University of Virginia


Civil Engineering

University of Virginia


Evaluating the impact of back diffusion on groundwater cleanup time
A Physically Based Approach for Estimating Hydraulic Conductivity fromHPTPressure and Flowrate
Borden, R. C., Cha, K. Y., & Liu, G. (2020), GROUNDWATER.
Stochastic cost-optimization and risk assessment of in situ chemical oxidation for dense non-aqueous phase liquid (DNAPL) source remediation
Kim, U., Parker, J. C., & Borden, R. C. (2019), STOCHASTIC ENVIRONMENTAL RESEARCH AND RISK ASSESSMENT, 33(1), 73–89.
Laboratory column evaluation of high explosives attenuation in grenade range soils
Won, J., & Borden, R. C. (2017), Journal of Environmental Quality, 46(5), 968–974.
Natural and enhanced attenuation of explosives on a hand grenade range
Borden, R. C., Won, J., & Yuncu, B. (2017), Journal of Environmental Quality, 46(5), 961–967.
Impact of glycerin and lignosulfonate on biodegradation of high explosives in soil
Won, J., & Borden, R. C. (2016), Journal of Contaminant Hydrology, 194, 1–9.
Statistical analysis of secondary water quality impacts from enhanced reductive bioremediation
Tillotson, J. M., & Borden, R. C. (2015), Ground Water Monitoring and Remediation, 35(4), 67–77.
Enhanced reductive dechlorination of tetrachloroethene dense nonaqueous phase liquid with EVO and Mg(OH)(2)
Hiortdahl, K. M., & Borden, R. C. (2014), Environmental Science & Technology, 48(1), 624–631.
Perchlorate natural attenuation in a riparian zone
Borden, R. C., Knox, S. L., Lieberman, M. T., & Ogles, D. (2014), Journal of Environmental Science and Health. Part A, Toxic/Hazardous Substances & Environmental Engineering, 49(10), 1100–1109.
Power earth auger modification for waste extraction from pit latrines
Rogers, T. W., Reyes, F. L., Beckwith, W. J., & Borden, R. C. (2014), Journal of Water Sanitation and Hygiene for Development, 4(1), 72–80.

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Modified Power Auger for Hygienic Latrine Emptying
Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation(11/01/11 - 4/30/13)
Development and Field Evaluation of Colloidal Mg(OH)2 Buffer
US Dept. of Energy (DOE)(6/20/11 - 6/19/14)
Generation of Biodegradation - Sorption Barriers for Munitions Constituents 11 EB-ER1-079 (formerly ER1-038)
US Army - Corps of Engineers(3/30/11 - 3/30/16)
Development of Soluble Soy-based Products for Anaerobic Bioremediation
United Soybean Board(5/16/10 - 8/31/11)
Numerical Modeling of Post-Remediation Impacts of Anaerobic Bioremediation on Groundwater Quality
Strategic Environmental Research and Development Program (SERDP)(3/22/11 - 3/22/15)
Enhanced Anaerobic Bioremediation using Soy Flour, Soy Protein Concentrate, and Lecithin
United Soybean Board(9/01/08 - 12/31/09)
Treatment of Acid Mine Drainage Using Crude Glycerol
United Soybean Board(7/01/07 - 12/31/08)
Impacts of Sampling and Handling Procedures on DNA- and RNA-based Microbial Characterization and Quantification of Groundwater and Saturated Soil
Strategic Environmental Research and Development Program (SERDP)(3/01/07 - 3/18/10)
Laboratory Evaluation of Aerobic and Anaerobic Biodegradation Processes at the Maryland Sand, Gravel and Stone Site
B2E, Inc. formerly Solutions-IES, Inc. formerly Solutions Industrial & Environmental Services(1/01/06 - 12/31/06)
Anaerobic Biotreatment of Acid Mine Drainage at Ore Knob Mine
US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)(11/01/05 - 10/31/08)