Assistant Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering
Dr. Jones' research focuses on addressing global challenges in water and bacteria using engineering and policy analysis. On the microscale this has included efforts exploring how bacteria and bacterial biofilms form and function under fluid, chemical, electrical, and nanomaterial stress. On the human scale this has included systems engineering analysis on how material technology systems can be deployed to increase equity.
Appointments and Affiliations
- Assistant Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering
- Assistant Professor in the Thomas Lord Department of Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science
- Office Location: 118A Hudson Hall, Box 90287, Durham, NC 27708
- Office Phone: (919) 660-8453
- Email Address: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Ph.D. Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2018
Research InterestsBiofilms, cardiovascular infections, infectious diseases, biomaterials, antibiotics, porous media flows, fate and transport of nanomaterials in biofilms, water quality sensors, environmental systems analysis, environmental equity, environmental justice
Awards, Honors, and Distinctions
- Post-doctoral Student Award. The American Institute of Chemist. 2019
- Young Investigator Award. Montana State University Center for Biofilm Engineering. 2018
- CEE 301L: Fluid Mechanics
- CEE 560: Environmental Transport Phenomena
In the News
- Merging Policy and Technology for a Resilient Water System (Apr 1, 2022 | DukEn…
- Welcome the Pratt School New Faculty (Oct 26, 2021 | Pratt School of Engineerin…
- Andrew Jones III: Expanding Access to Safe, Clean Water (Apr 15, 2021 | Duke En…
- Jones, A-Andrew D., and Cullen R. Buie. “In situ continuous electrochemical quantification of bacterial adhesion to electrically polarized metallic surfaces under shear.” Biointerphases 17, no. 2 (March 2022): 021001. https://doi.org/10.1116/6.0001585.
- Cohen, Susan E., Sara M. Hashmi, A-Andrew D. Jones, Vasiliki Lykourinou, Mary Jo Ondrechen, Srinivas Sridhar, Anne L. van de Ven, Lauren S. Waters, and Penny J. Beuning. “Adapting Undergraduate Research to Remote Work to Increase Engagement.” The Biophysicist 2, no. 2 (September 29, 2021): 28–32. https://doi.org/10.35459/tbp.2021.000199.
- Medina-Cruz, David, Ada Vernet-Crua, Ebrahim Mostafavi, María Ujué González, Lidia Martínez, A-Andrew D Jones Iii, Matthew Kusper, et al. “Aloe Vera-Mediated Te Nanostructures: Highly Potent Antibacterial Agents and Moderated Anticancer Effects.” Nanomaterials (Basel, Switzerland) 11, no. 2 (February 2021): 514. https://doi.org/10.3390/nano11020514.
- Jones, A-Andrew, David Medina-Cruz, Na Yoon Julie Kim, Gujie Mi, Caterina Bartomeu-Garcia, Lorena Baranda-Pellejero, Nicole Bassous, and Thomas Webster. “Statistical classification of dynamic bacterial growth with sub-inhibitory concentrations of nanoparticles and its implications for disease treatment,” 2020. https://doi.org/10.1101/2020.07.19.210930.
- Jones, Akhenaton-Andrew. “Can a Water Smart Grid Help Society Achieve the Sustainable Development Goal of Water as a Human Right?,” September 5, 2019. https://doi.org/10.31224/osf.io/wxqg7.