Leon van Paassen

Leon van Paassen

Associate Professor, Biodesign Swette Center for Environmental Biology
 

Bio

Leon van Paassen is an expert in the biological, chemical, and physical characterization of soils, and numerical and experimental research on biochemical reactive transport and multiphase flow in porous media. He has developed several bio-mediated ground improvement methods for a variety of geotechnical and geo-environmental engineering applications.  

Before coming to Arizona State University, Leon earned his M.S. degree in Applied Earth Sciences with specialization in Engineering Geology and a Ph.D. in Environmental Biotechnology, both from Delft University of Technology.