Danielle West, Ph.D.

Education

  • Ph.D. in Chemistry, Missouri University of Science and Technology
    • Dissertation: Occurrence, monitoring and removal of drinking water contaminants by advanced technologies
  • B.S. in Chemistry, Southwest Baptist University

Selected Publications

  • D.M. West, Q. Wu, A. Donovan, H. Shi, Y. Ma, H. Jiang, J. Wang. “N-nitrosamine formation by monochloramine, free chlorine, and peracetic acid disinfection with presence of amine precursors in drinking water system,” Chemosphere, DOI: 10.1016/j.chemosphere.2016.03.035.
  • D.M. West, S. Gamagedara, H. Shi, C. Adams, T. Eichholz, & Y. Ma. “Simultaneous Detection of Perchlorate and Bromate using Ultra-Fast Ion Exchange Chromatography – Tandem Mass Spectrometry and Perchlorate Removal in Drinking Water,” Environmental Science and Pollution Research, DOI: 10.1007/s11356-014-4028-8.
  • M. Limmer, D.M. West, R. Mu, H. Shi, K. Whitlock, & J. Burken. “Phytoscreening for Perchlorate: Rapid Analysis of Tree Sap,” Environmental Science and Pollution Research, DOI: 10.1039/C4EW00103F.

Selected Presentations

  • D.M. West, Q. Wu, A. Donovan, H. Shi, H. Jiang, C. Adams, J. Yang, B. Hua, E. Inniss, T. Eichholz, & Y. Ma. “Occurrence and Control of N-nitrosamines and their Precursors in Drinking Water Systems,” Joint MWEA/AWWA Conference, March 31, 2015, Osage Beach, MO, U.S.A. Oral Presentation.
  • D.M. West, X. Yuan, H. Shi, Y. Ma, & Z. Qiang. “Advanced Treatment of Sewage Effluent for Enhanced Removal of Typical Pharmaceuticals.” Pittcon Conference and Expo, March 9, 2015, New Orleans, LA, U.S.A. Oral Presentation.
  • D.M. West, A. Donovan, Q. Wu, H. Shi, C. Adams, J. Yang, B. Hua, E. Inniss, T. Eichholz, & Y. Ma. “N-nitrosamine Formation Potential in Drinking Water Resulting from Treatment of Chlorine and Peracetic Acid Monitored by using Isotope Dilution SPE GC-MS.” Missouri S&T Chancellor’s Fellowship Poster Session, February 23, 2015, Rolla, MO, U.S.A. Poster Presentation.
  • D.M. West, H. Shi, Y. Ma, J. Yang, B. Hua, E. Inniss, C. Adams, & T. Eichholz. “Free Chlorine and Peracetic Acid Disinfectant Treatment Study for N-nitrosamine Formation Potential in Drinking Water Utilizing Isotope Dilution Gas Chromatography – Mass Spectrometry,” Mid-American Environmental Engineering Conference, November 15, 2014, Rolla, MO, U.S.A. Poster Presentation.
  • D.W. West, R. Mu, H. Shi, Y. Ma, J. Yang, B. Hua, E. Inniss. “Improving Drinking Water Quality for Small Communities in Missouri,” Mid-American Environmental Engineering Conference, November 15, 2014, Rolla, MO, U.S.A. Poster Presentation.
  • D.M. West, R. Mu, R. Xu, H. Shi, C. Adams, J. Yang, B. Hua, E. Inniss, Y. Ma, “Evaluation of Drinking Water Disinfection Byproduct Formation Potentials by Using Peracetic Acid as a Potential Alternative Disinfectant,” 2014 Midwest Regional Meeting of the ACS, November 13, 2014, Columbia, MO, USA. Oral Presentation.
  • D.M. West, Q. Wu, A. Donovan, H. Shi, H. Jiang, C. Adams, J. Yang, B. Hua, E. Inniss, T. Eichholz, Y. Ma, “N-nitrosamine Formation Potentials within Drinking Water,” 2014 Midwest Regional Meeting of the ACS, November 13, 2014, Columbia, MO, USA. Poster Presentation.
  • D.M. West, Y. Xiangjuan, H. Shi, Y. Ma, & Z. Qiang, “Advanced Treatment of Sewage Effluent for Enhanced Removal of Typical Pharmaceuticals,” 6th China-U.S. Young Scientist Forum, August 1, 2014, Beijing, China. Poster Presentation.

Professional Organizations

  • American Water Works Association

Honors and Awards

  • Woman Student of the Year Bronze Award, Missouri University of Science and Technology, 2014
  • East Asia and Pacific Summer Institute Fellow, National Science Foundation, 2014
  • Chancellor's Fellow, Missouri University of Science and Technology, 2013-2015