Jennifer L. Guelfo, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor
Department of Civil, Environmental and Construction Engineering
Texas Tech University.


  • Postdoctoral Research Associate, School of Engineering, Brown University (2015-2018)
  • Ph.D. Hydrologic Science & Engineering, Colorado School of Mines (2013)
  • M.S. Environmental Science & Engineering, Colorado School of Mines (2003)
  • B.A. Geology, College of Charleston (1999)

Research Interests

  • Occurrence of emerging contaminants in drinking water
  • Risk-based and geospatial tools for evaluation of exposure to contaminant mixtures
  • Fate and transport of contaminant mixtures in soil and groundwater
  • Remediation of organic contaminants in impacted soil and groundwater

Brief Biography

Dr. Jennifer Guelfo is an assistant professor in the Department of Civil, Environmental and Construction Engineering at Texas Tech University.

CRESP Projects

Evaluation of PFAS Remediation Strategies


Guelfo, JL, Wunsch, A, McCray, J, Stults, JF & Higgins, CP 2020, ‘Subsurface transport potential of perfluoroalkyl acids (PFAAs): Column experiments and modeling’, Journal of Contaminant Hydrology, vol. 233, no. https://doi:10.1016/j.jconhyd.2020.103661

Guelfo, JL, Marlow, T, Klein, DM, Savitz, DA, Frickel, S, Crimi, M & Suuberg, EM 2018, ‘Evaluation and Management Strategies for Per- and Polyfluoroalkyl Substances (PFASs) in Drinking Water Aquifers: Perspectives from Impacted US Northeast Communities’, Environmental Health Perspectives, vol. 126, no. 6. https://doi:10.1289/ehp2727

Guelfo, JL & Adamson, DT 2018, ‘Evaluation of a national data set for insights into sources, composition, and concentrations of per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFASs) in US drinking water’, Environmental Pollution, vol. 236, no., pp. 505-513. https://doi:10.1016/j.envpol.2018.01.066

Charbonnet, JA, Rodowa, AE, Joseph, NT, Guelfo, JL, Field, JA, Jones, GD, Higgins, CP, Helbling, DE & Houtz, EF 2021, ‘Environmental Source Tracking of Per- and Polyfluoroalkyl Substances within a Forensic Context: Current and Future Techniques’, Environmental Science & Technology, vol. 55, no. 11, pp. 7237-7245. https://doi:10.1021/acs.est.0c08506

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