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Childress, Amy

Dr. Amy Childress

Contact Information

Dr. Amy Childress
Sonny Astani Department of
Civil and Environmental Engineering
University of Southern California
Biegler Hall, Room 215
3620 S. Vermont Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90089-2531

Email: amyec@usc.edu
Tel:  (213) 740-6304
Fax: (213) 744-1426

Professor and Director of the Environmental Engineering Program


Biographical Information

Ph.D. 1997 University of California, Los Angeles
M.S. 1993 University of California, Los Angeles
B.S. 1992 University of Maryland

Research Interests

  • Membrane Contractor Processes
  • Pressure-Driven Membrane Processes
  • Membrane Bioreactor Technology
  • Colloidal and Interfacial Aspects of Membrane Processes
  • Solar Ponds for Brine Reduction and Energy Recovery


Link to Childress Research Group


Link to Environmental Engineering Program