Jacelyn Rice, Ph.D

Assistant Professor
Civil Engineering Technology and Construction Management
Smith 244
Doctor of Philosophy, Environmental Engineering, Arizona State University 2014
Master of Science, Environmental Engineering, Arizona State Univeristy 2011
Bachelor of Science in Engineering, Civil Engineering, University of Nevada Las Vegas 2007

Indirect (de facto) reuse of treated wastewater

Water quality and contaminant modeling

Coupled natural and human systems

Water-energy nexus

Recent Publications: 

Rice, J., & Westerhoff, P. (2017) High levels of endocrine pollutants in US streams during low flow due to insufficient wastewater dilution. Nature Geoscience, 10(8), 587-591.

Rice, J., Wutich, A., White, D., Westerhoff, P. (2016) Comparing Actual De facto Wastewater Reuse and its Public Acceptability: A Three City Case Study. Sustainable Cities and Society, 27, 467-474.

Rice, J., Via, S., Westerhoff, P. (2015) Extent and Impacts of Unplanned Wastewater Reuse in US Rivers. Journal AWWA, 107(11), E571-E581.

Rice, J., Westerhoff, P. (2015) Spatial and Temporal Variation of De Facto Wastewater Reuse in Drinking Water Systems across the USA. Environmental Science and Technology, 49 (2), 982–989.

Rice, J., Wutich, A., Westerhoff, P. (2013) Assessment of De Facto Wastewater Reuse across the USA: Trends between 1980 to 2008. Environmental Science and Technology, 47(19),11099-11105.

Daugherty, E. N., Ontiveros-Valencia, A. V., Rice, J. J., Wiest, M. J., & Halden, R. U. (2010). Impact of Point-of-Use Water Softening on Sustainable Water Reclamation: Case Study of the Greater Phoenix Area. In Contaminants of Emerging Concern in the Environment: Ecological and Human Health Considerations (pp. 497-518). American Chemical Society.

Honors & Awards: 

Fulbright Scholar Grant, International Institute for Water and Environmental Engineering (2IE) Burkina Faso, 2016

Best Paper Award “Extent and Impacts of Unplanned Wastewater Reuse in US Rivers”, Journal of American Water Works Association-AWWA Water Resources Sustainability Division Best Paper Award, 2016

Decision Center for a Desert City Fellow, ASU (NSF Funding), Fall 2013

NSF WET Center GRDS Fellow, ASY Fall 2011-Summer 2013

GK-12 Graduate Fellowship, ASU (NSF Funding), Fall 2010

Diversity Across Curriculum Fellowship, ASU Graduate College, Fall 2009