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Mark A. Schlautman

Mark. A. SchlautmanProfessor
165 Rich Lab, 342 Computer Court
Anderson, SC 29625-6510

Campus Location:
334 Brackett Hall
Clemson, SC 29634

Postdoctoral Research Associate, Environmental Engineering, University of Michigan, 1992-1994
Ph.D. Environmental Engineering Science, California Institute of Technology, 1992
M.S. Environmental Engineering Science, California Institute of Technology, 1987
B.S. Chemical Engineering, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, 1984

Classes | Publications | Honors | CV

Faculty Overview

Dr. Schlautman’s teaching and research interests lie at the intersections of the broadly-defined fields of environmental engineering, environmental science, hydrology, geology, and soil science. Thus, his areas of expertise are often identified as being environmental geochemistry, hydrochemistry, and/or physicochemical treatment processes. Dr. Schlautman’s interests span both natural and engineered environmental systems, including natural waters (e.g., streams, lakes, groundwaters) and near-surface geologic environments (e.g., soils, sediments, aquifers), pollutant remediation sites, and water/wastewater treatment plants. Common goals of his research projects are to gain a better understanding of the transport, fate, reactivity, and bioavailability of beneficial and toxic materials, including point and nonpoint source pollutants, in these different environmental systems. To obtain solutions to complex environmental problems, Dr. Schlautman collaborates with other researchers having complementary skills (e.g., biological processes, advanced computer modeling). In addition to his primary academic appointment in EEES, his other Clemson University appointments include the Clemson Experiment Station, the graduate faculty for Environmental Toxicology, the Institute of Environmental Toxicology, and the Clemson Environmental Institute. Dr. Schlautman is a faculty advisor for the Clemson University student chapter of Engineers Without Borders, with projects focused primarily on developing communities in Central America and West Africa. He is a past recipient of a National Science Foundation CAREER Award.

Class Information

For current syllabi, please search the Clemson University Syllabus Repository.

EES 4010/6010 Environmental Engineering
EES 4020/6020 Water and Waste Treatment Systems
EES 4850/6850 Hazardous Waste Management
EES 8060 Process and Facility Design for Environmental Control Systems
EES/GEOL 8460 Inorganic Environmental Geochemistry
ENGR 4900
 Creative Inquiry (International Design Projects with Engineers Without Borders)

Selected Publications

Lin, L.A., Hao, Z , Zurqani, H.A., Post, C.J., Schlautman, M.A., Post, G C, Mikhailova, E.A., Lin, L., Hao, Zhenbang, Zurqani, H.A., Post, C.J., Schlautman, M.A., Post, Gregory C, 2022. Contribution of Land Cover Conversions to Connecticut (USA) Carbon Footprint. Geogr. 2022, Vol. 2, Pages 286-302 2, 286–302. doi:10.3390/GEOGRAPHIES2020020

Mikhailova, E.A., Post, C.J., Younts, G.L., Schlautman, M.A., 2022. Connecting Students' Interests to a Learning Context: The Case of Ecosystem Services in STEM Education. Educ. Sci. 2022, Vol. 12, Page 318 12, 318. doi:10.3390/EDUCSCI12050318

Mikhailova, E.A., Lin, L., Hao, Z., Zurqani, H.A., Post, C.J., Schlautman, M.A., Post, G.C., Shepherd, G.B., 2022. Delaware's Climate Action Plan: Omission of Source Attribution from Land Conversion Emissions. Laws 2022, Vol. 11, Page 41 11, 41. doi:10.3390/LAWS11030041

Çakir, G.Y., Post, C.J., Mikhailova, E.A., Schlautman, M.A., 2021. 3D LiDAR Scanning of Urban Forest Structure Using a Consumer Tablet. Urban Sci. 5, 88. doi:10.3390/URBANSCI5040088

Mikhailova, E.A., Lin, L., Hao, Z., Zurqani, H.A., Post, C.J., Schlautman, M.A., Post, G.C., Mitchell, P.I., 2021. Climate Change Planning: Soil Carbon Regulating Ecosystem Services and Land Cover Change Analysis to Inform Disclosures for the State of Rhode Island, USA. Laws 2021, Vol. 10, Page 92 10, 92. doi:10.3390/LAWS10040092

Mikhailova, E.A., Zurqani, H.A., Post, C.J., Schlautman, M.A., Post, G.C., Lin, L., Hao, Z., 2021. Soil carbon regulating ecosystem services in the state of South Carolina, USA. Land 10. doi:10.3390/LAND10030309

Morgan, J.J., Schlautman, M.A., Bilinski, H., 2021. Rates of Abiotic MnII Oxidation by O2: Influence of Various Multidentate Ligands at High pH. Environ. Sci. Technol. 55, 14426–14435. doi:10.1021/ACS.EST.1C01795/ASSET/IMAGES/LARGE/ES1C01795_0003.JPEG

Mikhailova, E.A., Lin, L., Hao, Z., Zurqani, H.A., Post, C.J., Schlautman, M.A., Post, G.C., 2021. Vulnerability of Soil Carbon Regulating Ecosystem Services due to Land Cover Change in the State of New Hampshire, USA. Earth 2021, Vol. 2, Pages 208-224 2, 208–224. doi:10.3390/EARTH2020013

Mikhailova, E.A., Post, C.J., Schlautman, M.A., Xu, L., Younts, G.L., 2021. Incorporating Ecosystem Services into STEM Education. Educ. Sci. 2021, Vol. 11, Page 135 11, 135. doi:10.3390/EDUCSCI11030135

Mikhailova, E.A., Zurqani, H.A., Post, C.J., Schlautman, M.A., Post, G.C., 2021. Soil Diversity (Pedodiversity) and Ecosystem Services. L. 2021, Vol. 10, Page 288 10, 288. doi:10.3390/LAND10030288



Awards & Honors

Clemson University, Board of Trustees Award for Faculty Excellence (2006)

Clemson University, Certificate of Excellence for Research Accomplishments (2003)

Marquis Who’s Who in Science and Engineering: 8th – 10th Editions (2005-2009)

Marquis Who’s Who in America: 60th Edition (2006)

Marquis Who’s Who in the World: 23rd – 24th Editions (2006-2007)

National Science Foundation, Early CAREER Award (1999)