Faculty Profile

Jean-Francois Gaillard

Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering and (by courtesy) Earth and Planetary Sciences

2145 Sheridan Road

Tech A324

Evanston, IL 60208-3109

+1 847 467 1376
jf-gaillard( at )northwestern.edu

Education

D.Sc. Docteur Ès Sciences Physiques - Géochimie, University Denis Diderot (Paris 7) and Paris Institute of Earth Physics (I.P.G.P.), Paris, France

Dr. Docteur de 3ème cycle en Sciences de l'Eau, University Pierre et Marie Curie, Paris, France

M.S. Diplôme d'Etudes Approfondies en Sciences de l'Eau, University Pierre et Marie Curie, Paris, France

B.S. Maîtrise de Sciences et Techniques Air et Eau, University of Savoie, Chambéry, France

Research Interests

Environmental geochemistry: metal speciation and biogeochemical cycling of metals and metalloids

Selected Publications

    1. Binh C.T, Tong T., Gaillard J.-F., Gray K.A., and Kelly J.J. (2013) Common freshwater bacteria vary in their responses to short-term exposure to nano-TiO2 in natural surface waters. Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry (in press).
    2. Tong T., Shereef A., Wu J., Binh C.T., Kelly J.J., Gaillard J.-F., and K.A. Gray (2013) Eff
      ects of Material Morphology on the Phototoxicity of Nano-TiO2 to Bacteria. Environmental Science & Technology, DOI: 10.1021/es403079h
    3. Alsina M.A., L. Zanella L., C.A. Hoel, G.E. Pizzaro, J.-F. Gaillard, and P.A. Pasten (2013) Arsenic Speciation in Sinter Mineralization from a Hydrothermal Channel of El Tatio Geothermal Field, Chile. Journal of Hydrology, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jhydrol.2013.04.012
    4. Tong T., C.T.T. Binh, J.J. Kelly , J.-F. Gaillard, and K.A. Gray (2013) Cytotoxicity of commercial nano-TiO2 to Escherichia coli assessed by high-throughput screening: E
      ffects of environmental factors. Water Research, 47, 2352-2362.
    5. Da Silva-Cadoux C., L. Zanella, and J.-F. Gaillard (2012) Selecting reference compounds for determining chemical speciation by X-ray absorption spectroscopy. Journal of Analytical Atomic Spectrometry, 27, 957-965.
    6. Dahl A.L., J. Sanseverino, and J.-F. Gaillard (2011) Bacterial Bioreporter Detects Mercury in the Presence of Excess EDTA. Environmental Chemistry, 58, 552-560.
    7. Hoel C.A., T.O. Mason, J.-F. Gaillard, and Poeppelmeier K.R. (2010) Transparent Conducting Oxides in the ZnO-In2O3-SnO2 System. Chemistry of Materials, 22, 3569-3579.
    8. V. Petkov, Y. Ren, I. Saratovsky, P. Pasten, S. Gurr, M. Hayward, K. Poeppelmeir and J-F. Gaillard (2009), Atomic-scale structure of biogenic materials by total XRD: a study of bacterial and fungal MnOx. ACS-Nano, 3(2), 441-445.
    9. Gough, H.L, Dahl A.L, Tribou, E., Noble, P.A., Gaillard, J.-F., Stahl, D.A. (2008), Elevated sulfate reduction in metal-contaminated freshwater lake sediments. Journal of Geophysical Research - Biogeosciences, 113, G04037.
    10. Gaillard, J.-F., Chen, C., Stonedahl, S., Lau, B., Keane, D.T., and Packman, A.I. (2007), Imaging of colloidal deposits in granular porous media by x-ray difference micro-tomography. Geophysical Research Letters, 34, L18404.
    11. Gaillard J.-F. (2007) Probing Environmental Particles and Colloids with X-Rays. In Environmental Particles and Colloids: Behaviour, Structure, and Characterisation, Eds. K.J. Wilkinson and J.R. Lead. IUPAC Series on Analytical and Physical Chemistry of Environmental Systems. Wiley, Chichester, 613-666.
    12. Saratovksy, I., Wightman P.G., Pasten P.A., Gaillard J.-F., Poeppelmeier K.R. (2006) Manganese Oxides: Parallels between Abiotic and Biotic Structures. Journal of the American Chemical Society, 128, 11188-11198.
    13. Peltier, E.F., Dahl. A.L., Gaillard, J-F. (2005) Metal Speciation in Anoxic Sediments: When Sulfides can be Construed as Oxides. Environmental Science & Technology, 39, 311-316.
    14. Webb, S. M., Gaillard, J.-F., Ma L.Q., Tu, C. (2003) XAS Speciation of Arsenic in an Hyperaccumulating Fern. Environmental Science & Technology, 37, 754-760.
    15. Taillefert M., C.-P. Lienemann, J.-F. Gaillard, and D. Perret (2000) Speciation, Reactivity, and Cycling of Fe and Pb in a Meromictic Lake. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 64, 169-183.

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