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Dr. Timothy Filley

Andrei Gabrielov

Professor, Director of the Center for the Environment (C4E)
Curriculum Vitae / Google Scholar
Associated Website(s): 
Personal Website, Envrionmental Geosciences, PSI Lab


  • 1997  PhD, Geosciences, Pennsylvania State University
  • 1990  BS, Chemistry, Loyola University of Chicago

Research Interests
Molecular and stable isotope biogeochemistry of soils and sediments. Emerging pollutant reactivity in soil. Reactivity of nanocarbon in the environment.

Teaching Interests
EAPS 109 The Dynamic Earth
EAPS 364 Natural Hazards: Science & Society 
EAPS 518 Soil Biogeochemistry 

Selected Professional Experience

  • 2018 - present: Director, Purdue Discovery Park, Center for the Environment
  • 2017: Interim Director, Purdue Discovery Park, Center for the Environment
  • 2012 - 2016: Director, US-China EcoPartnership for Environmental Sustainability
  • 2008 - 2009: National Program Chair, Division of Geochemistry, American Chemical Society
  • 1997 - 2000: Postdoctoral Fellow, Geophysical Laboratory, Carnegie Institution of Washington

Selected Publications - Google Scholar Page for a complete list of publications

  • Berry, T.D., Filley, T.R., Clavijo, A.P., Gray, M.B., Turco, R.F. (2017) Degradation and microbial uptake of C60 fullerols in contrasting agricultural soils. Environmental Science & Technology, 51(3), 1387-1394. DOI: 10.1021/acs.est.6b04637.
  • Hatton, P.J., Chatterjee, S., Filley, T.R., Dastmalchi, K., Plante, A.F., Abiven, S., Gao, X., Masiello, C.A., Leavitt, S., Nadelhoffer, K.J., Stark, R.E., Bird, J.A. (2016) Tree taxa and pyrolysis temperature interact to control the efficacy of pyrogenic organic matter formation. Biogeochemistry. 130 (1-2), 103-116. 
  • Creamer, C.A., Filley, T.R., Boutton, T.W., Rowe, H.I. (2016) Grassland to woodland transitions: dynamic response of microbial community structure and carbon use patterns. Journal of Geophysical Research: Biogeosciences. 121(6) 1675-1688 DOI: 10.1002/2016JG003347
  • Hopkins, F.M., Filley, T.R., Gleixner, G., Lange, M., Top, S.M., Trumbore, S.E. (2014) Increased belowground carbon inputs and warming promote loss of soil organic carbon through complementary microbial responses, 76, 57-69. DOI: 10.1016/j.soilbio.2014.04.028.
  • Top, S, Filley, T.R. (2014) Effects of elevated CO2 on the extractable amino acids of leaf litter and fine roots. New Phytologist. DOI: 10.1111/nph.12762

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