Kimberly Jones' research interests include water and wastewater quality, membrane separations, global water treatment, environmental justice, risk evaluation and environmental nanotechnology.
Kimberly L. Jones
Associate Dean for Research and Graduate Education, College of Engineering and Architecture
Professor and Chair, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
B.S., Howard University, Washington, D.C.
M.S., University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, Urbana, IL
Ph.D., The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland
CRESP Research Interests
Dr. Kimberly L. Jones is Associate Dean for Research and Graduate Education (College of Engineering and Architecture) and Professor and Chair (Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering) at Howard University. She holds a B.S in Civil Engineering from Howard University, a M.S. in Civil and Environmental Engineering from the University of Illinois and a Ph.D. in Environmental Engineering from The Johns Hopkins University. Her research interests include water and wastewater quality, membrane separations, global water treatment, environmental justice, risk evaluation and environmental nanotechnology.
Dr. Jones has served on the Chartered Science Advisory Board of the US EPA, where she chaired the Drinking Water Committee and was liaison to the National Drinking Water Advisory Council. She is an alternate Commissioner of the Interstate Commission on the Potomac River Basin in Washington, DC. Dr. Jones has served on the Water Science and Technology Board of the National Academy of Sciences, and the Board of Association of Environmental Engineering and Science Professors, where she was Secretary of the Board. She has served on several committees of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine. She served as the Deputy Director of the Keck Center for Nanoscale Materials for Molecular Recognition at Howard University. She also serves on the Center Steering Committee of the Center for the Environmental Implications of Nanotechnology (CEINT) and on the Management Board of the Consortium for Risk Evaluation with Stakeholder Participation (CRESP).
Dr. Jones has received the Researcher of the Year award from Howard University, a Top Women in Science Award from the National Technical Association, the Outstanding Young Civil Engineer award from University of Illinois Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, a NSF CAREER Award, an Outstanding Leadership and Service and Outstanding Faculty Mentor award from Howard University, and Top Women Achievers award from Essence Magazine.