Jacob Lanphere, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Environmental Science

Office Phone: (951) 552-8383
E-mail: jlanphere@calbaptist.edu
Office Location: Mission Hall 103
Office Hours: Tuesdays (8:45-10:30 AM; 1:45-2:30 PM), Thursdays (8:45-9:30 AM; 1:45-2:30 PM), Fridays (8:45-12:45 PM)

Degree Major Emphasis Institution Year
Ph.D. Chemical and Environmental Engineering University of California, Riverside 2014
B.S. Environmental Engineering University of California, Riverside 2011
  • Additional Education

    University Teaching Certificate, University of California Riverside, June, 2014

    Engineer-In-Training (EIT),
    Board for Professional Engineers, Land Surveyors, and Geologists, December, 2011

  • Courses Taught

    CALIFORNIA BAPTIST UNIVERSITY

    BIO 490: Research in Biological Science

    ENV 490: Research in Environmental Science

    GSC 410: Social Issues and Sustainable Development

    ENV 151/451: Introduction to the Geo-sciences

    BIO 114: General Botany with Lab

    GSC 310: Sustainable Agriculture and Population Dynamics

    GSC 101: Introduction to Global Community Science

    GSC 495: Field Practicum

    PSC 151L: Introduction to the Geo-sciences Lab

    PSC 451: Advanced Geo-science with Lab

    SCI 120/412: Topics in Marine Science with Lab

    ENV 370: Soil and Water

  • Academic Areas & Scholarly Interests

    RESEARCH INTERESTS
    1. Applications of Hydroponics as a Sustainable Solution for Use in Agriculture

    2. Environmental Nanotechnology: Fate and Transport of Engineered Nanomaterials in the Aquatic Environment

    3. Potential Uptake and Phytotoxicity of Engineered Nanomaterials in Plants

    PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS
    Association of Environmental Engineering & Science Professors (AEESP), 2014-present

    American Chemical Society: Environmental Chemistry Division, 2011-present

    University of California Center for Environmental Implications of Nano-technology (UC-CEIN), 2011-2014

    Chemical and Environmental Engineering Alumni Advisory Board, UCR, 2012

  • Teaching Experience

    GUEST LECTURER
    ENVE 135: Fate and Transport of Contaminants in the Environment
    University of California, Riverside, CA, 2014

    STEM Lecture Series
    Mt. San Jacinto College, San Jacinto, CA, 2013

  • Research, Presentations, & Publications

    RESEARCH INTERESTS
    1. Applications of Hydroponics as a Sustainable Solution for Use in Agriculture

    2. Environmental Nanotechnology: Fate and Transport of Engineered Nanomaterials in the Aquatic Environment

    3. Potential Uptake and Phytotoxicity of Engineered Nanomaterials in Plants

    GUEST SPEAKING PRESENTATIONS
    Lanphere J., “Using Fate and Transport Studies of Engineered Nanomaterials in the Environment to Determine the Optimum Green Chemistry Synthesis Technique; a Life Cycle Approach” at the "Green Chemistry for Sustainable Development: Issues, Challenges and Prospects" International Seminar in Alwal, Secunderabad-Telangana, India, January 20th, 2017

    Lanphere, J., “Environmental Implications of Engineered Nanomaterials in the Environment”, Exchange Club (A National Service Club), the Anchor, Hemet, CA, March 17th, 2016

    Presented Benediction of California Baptist University, Commencement Ceremony, Ontario, CA, May 2nd, 2015

    Lanphere, J. “Fate and Transport of Engineered Nanomaterials in Aqueous Environments” Mt. San Jacinto College, October 2013, as part of the Science, Technology,
    Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) Lecture Series, San Jacinto, CA.

    Lanphere, J. “Environmental Implications of Water Quality” Mt. San Jacinto College, July 2013 and June 2012 as part of the STEM Summer Institute, Menifee, CA.

    Lanphere, J. “From Middle School to Graduate Student” Pinacate Middle School, as part of the Advancement via Individual Determination (AVID) program, February 2013 Perris, CA.

    Lanphere, J. “From MSJC to UCR, My Story” Mt. San Jacinto College, June 2012 as part of the STEM Summer Institute, Menifee, CA.

    CONFERENCE AND SEMINAR RESEARCH PRESENTATIONS
    Karina Elias and Jacob Lanphere; Fate and Aggregation Behavior of Molybdenum Disulfide Nanomaterials in Southern California Aquatic Environments; Poster Presentation given at 42nd Annual West Coast Biological Sciences Undergraduate Research Conference, Santa Clara University, Santa Clara, CA, April 22, 2017

    Steven Thorp and Jacob Lanphere; Effects of Silver Nanomaterials on the Growth of S. Lycopersicum Cerasiforme (cherry tomato plants) in Hydroponics Systems; 42nd Annual West Coast Biological Sciences Undergraduate Research Conference, Santa Clara University, Santa Clara, CA, April 22, 2017

    Gabrielle Seratti and Jacob Lanphere; Invasive Aquatic Marine Species Colonization in the Dana Point Harbor; Oral and Poster Presentation given at 42nd Annual West Coast Biological Sciences Undergraduate Research Conference, Santa Clara University, Santa Clara, CA, April 22, 2017

    Steven Thorp and Jacob Lanphere; Effects of Silver Nanomaterials on the Growth of S. Lycopersicum Cerasiforme (cherry tomato plants) in Hydroponics Systems; California Baptist University, Poster Presentation given at 9th Natural Mathematical and Science Research and Internship Seminar, California Baptist University, Riverside, CA, February 18, 2017

    Karina Elias and Jacob Lanphere; Fate and Aggregation Behavior of Molybdenum Disulfide Nanomaterials in Southern California Aquatic Environments; California Baptist University, Oral and Poster Presentation given at 9th Natural Mathematical and Science Research and Internship Seminar, California Baptist University, Riverside, CA, February 18, 2017

    Gabrielle Seratti and Jacob Lanphere; Invasive Aquatic Marine Species Colonization in the Dana Point Harbor; California Baptist University, Oral and Poster Presentation given at 9th Natural Mathematical and Science Research and Internship Seminar, California Baptist University, Riverside, CA, February 18, 2017

    Cooper May and Jacob Lanphere; Prevention and Removal of Southern California Invasive Plants Species in the Oak Glen Preserve; California Baptist University, Poster Presentation given at 9th Natural Mathematical and Science Research and Internship Seminar, California Baptist University, Riverside, CA, February 18, 2017

    Stephanie Lara, Travis Waller, (Jacob Lanphere and Sharon Walker); Environmental Effects of Titanium Dioxide Nanoparticles Inside a Model Colon; The University of California, Riverside and California Baptist University, Poster presentation given at West Coast Biological Sciences Undergraduate Research Conference (WCBSURC); Point Loma Nazarene University (PLNU); San Diego, CA, April 9, 2016

    Cooper May and Jacob Lanphere; Potential Phytotoxicity and Uptake of Titanium Dioxide Nanomaterials in Food Crops; California Baptist University, Oral Presentation given at West Coast Biological Sciences Undergraduate Research Conference (WCBSURC); Point Loma Nazarene University (PLNU); San Diego, CA, April 9, 2016

    Melissa Varela, Stephanie Lara, Nikhita Mansukhani, Linda Guiney, Mark Hersam, and Jacob Lanphere, Fate and Aggregation Behavior of Graphene Oxide Nanomaterials in Aquatic Environments, Northwestern University and California Baptist University; Oral Presentation given at West Coast Biological Sciences Undergraduate Research Conference (WCBSURC); Point Loma Nazarene University (PLNU); San Diego, CA, April 9, 2016

    Stephanie Lara*, Travis Waller, (Jacob Lanphere and Sharon Walker); Environmental Effects of Titanium Dioxide Nanoparticles Inside a Model Colon; California Baptist University, and The University of California, Riverside, Poster Presentation to be given at 8th Natural Mathematical and Science Research and Internship Seminar, California Baptist University, Riverside, CA, February 20, 2016

    Cooper May and Jacob Lanphere; Potential Phytotoxicity and Uptake of Titanium Dioxide Nanomaterials in Food Crops; California Baptist University, Oral Presentation given at 8th Natural Mathematical and Science Research and Internship Seminar, California Baptist University, Riverside, CA, February 20, 2016

    Melissa Varela, Stephanie Lara, Nikhita Mansukhani, Linda Guiney, Mark Hersam, and Jacob Lanphere, Fate and Aggregation Behavior of Graphene Oxide Nanomaterials in Aquatic Environments; Northwestern University and California Baptist University; Oral Presentation given at 8th Natural Mathematical and Science Research and Internship Seminar, California Baptist University, Riverside, CA, February 20, 2016

    Lanphere, J., “Environmental Implications of Engineered Nanomaterials in the Environment”, Exchange Club (A National Service Club), the Anchor, Hemet, CA, March 17th, 2016

    Kristin Racoosin and Jacob Lanphere, “A Comparison of Novel Hydroponic Systems and Traditional Soil Based Methods for Applications in Agriculture”, Poster Presented at California Baptist University’s Fall Faculty Dinner, August 21st, 2015, Riverside California

    Linda M. Guiney, Nikhita D. Mansukhani, Peter Kim, Xiang Wang, Zhaoxia Ji, Chong Hyun Chang, Meiying Wang, Yu-Pei Liao, Tze-Bin Song, Bingbing Sun, Ruibin Li, Jacob D. Lanphere, Corey J. Luth, Sharon Walker, Tian Xia, André E. Nel, Mark C. Hersam, Toxicological potential and environmental fate of molybdenum disulfide (MoS2), a post-graphene two-dimensional material, 250th ACS National Meeting & Exposition, Oral Presentation given by Linda Guiney, August 16-20, 2015, Boston, MA,.

    Stephanie Lara, Travis Waller, Jacob Lanphere, Sharon Walker, “Environmental Effects Of Titanium Dioxide Nanoparticles Inside A Model Colon”, Poster Presented at the University of California, Riverside Mentoring Summer Research Internship Program (MSRIP) Symposium, August 14th, 2015, Riverside, CA

    Lanphere, J.; Stability and Transport of Novel Engineered Nanomaterials in Aquatic Environments; Department of Natural Mathematics and Sciences Fall Colloquium; California Baptist University; Oral Presentation; October 22, 2014

    Lanphere, J.D., Story, D., and Walker, S.L. “Environmentally Relevant Conditions Impacting Graphene Oxide Transport in Aqueous Environments” oral presentation (given by Drew Story) at the 248th ACS National Meeting, August 11, 2014. San Francisco, CA.

    Lanphere, J.D. and Walker, S.L. “Aggregate Morphology, Stability, and Transport of Molybdenum Disulfide Nanoparticles in Subsurface Environments” oral presentation at the 88th ACS Colloid and Surface Science Symposium, June 22, 2014. Philadelphia, PA.

    Lanphere, J.D. and Walker, S.L. “Fate and Transport of Graphene Oxide Nanoparticles in Aqueous and Subsurface Environments” poster presentation at the Department of Chemical and Environmental Engineering Open House, March 7, 2014. Riverside, CA.

    Lanphere, J.D. and Walker, S.L. “Environmentally Relevant Conditions Impacting Graphene Oxide Transport in Aqueous Environments” oral presentation at the Sustainable Nanotechnology Organization Conference, November 3-5, 2013. Santa Barbara, CA.

    Lanphere, J.D.; Rogers, B.; Luth, C.; and Walker, S.L. “Effects of Natural Organic Matter, Surface Water, and Ground Water on the Fate and Transport of Graphene Oxide in Saturated Porous Media” oral presentation at the 87th ACS Colloids & Surface Science Symposium, June 23-26, 2013. Riverside, CA.

    Lanphere, J.D. and Walker, S.L. “Fate and Transport of Graphene Oxide Nanoparticles in Aqueous and Subsurface Environments” poster presentation at the Gordon Research Conference, June 2-7, 2013. Stowe, VT.

    Lanphere, J.D. and Walker, S. L. “Effects of Solution Chemistry on the Transport of Graphene Oxide in Saturated Porous Media” oral presentation at the 245th ACS National Meeting, April 7-11, 2013. New Orleans, LA.

    Lanphere, J.D. and Walker, S. L. “Effects of Solution Chemistry on the Transport of Graphene Oxide in Saturated Porous Media” poster presented at the Department of Chemical and Environmental Engineering Open House, March 1, 2013. Riverside, CA.

    Lanphere, J.D. and Walker, S. L. “Effects of Solution Chemistry on the Transport of Graphene Oxide in Saturated Porous Media” poster presented at the Department of Chemical and Environmental Engineering Symposium, September 21, 2012. Riverside, CA.

    Luth, C.; Lanphere, J.D.; and Walker, S.L. “The Effects of Nanoparticle Concentration and Type on the Elektrokinetic Properties and Hydrodynamic Diameter” poster presented UCR, August, 2012. Riverside, CA.

    Rogers, B.; Lanphere, J.D.; and Walker, S.L. “The Effects of Solution Chemistry on the Transport of Titanium Dioxide Nanoparticles in Saturated Porous Media” poster presented UCR, August, 2012. Riverside, CA.

    Lanphere, J. and Balandin, A. “Studying the Thermal Conductivity of Synthetic Diamond Films” oral presentation & poster presented at Summer Undergraduate Nano Research Institute for Science and Engineers, August, 2008. Riverside, CA.

    JOURNAL PUBLICATIONS
    Haoyang Liu; Jacob Lanphere; Sharon Walker; Yoram Cohen, Effect of hydration repulsion on nanoparticle agglomeration evaluated via a constant number Monte–Carlo simulation, 2015, Nanotechnology, 26, 045708

    Lanphere, J.D.; Luth, C. J.; Manshukani, N.; Guiney, L.; Hersam, M.; Walker, S.L., Fate and Transport of Molybdenum Disulfide Nanomaterials in Sand Columns. Environmental Engineering Science, 2014. DOI:10.1089/ees.2014.0335

    Lanphere, J.D.; Rogers, B.; Luth, C.; Bolster, C.; Walker, S.L., Transport and Stability of Graphene Oxide Nanoparticles in Groundwater and Surface Water Environments. Environmental Engineering Science 2014, 31, (5).

    Lanphere, J. D., Luth, C.J., Walker, S.L., Effects of Solution Chemistry on the Transport of Graphene Oxide in Saturated Porous Media. Environmental Science & Technology 2013, 47, (9), 4255–4261.

  • Church Membership & Activities

    CHURCH MEMBERSHIP
    Revival Christian Fellowship, Menifee CA

    ACTIVITIES

    Botanical Blessings Ministry, 2015-Present

    Lanny Roasters Coffee Ministry, 2015-Present

    Volunteer for Vacation Bible School, 2015

    Hospitality Service, 2014

    Member of the Leadership Team for the "Dinner for 8" Ministry, 2013

  • Community Service & Involvement

    Hurricane Harvey Disaster Relief Team Leader, Houston, TX October, 2017

    “Herbal Medicine” Club Faculty Adviser, 2017-Present

    “Red Cross” Club Faculty Adviser, 2016-2017

    California Baptist University Faculty Mentor, 2016-Present

    Facilitator and Coordinator for Department of Natural Mathematics and Sciences Booth at CBU "Homecoming" event, 2016

    Volunteer for Academic Open House 2016

    Pacific Marine Mammal Center collection and delivery, 2015

    “Operation Christmas Child Box” Boys and Girls Sock Donations, 2015

    Tree Planting Volunteer, Riverside, CA, 2015

    Facilitator and Coordinator for Department of Natural Mathematics and Sciences Booth at CBU "Homecoming" event, 2015

    Beach Cleanup Activity, Tamarack Beach, September 23rd, 2015

    Volunteer for Presidents Faculty Dinner “Novel Techniques for Agriculture Using, Hydroponics and Aeroponics Systems” booth, 2015

    Volunteer Poster Judge at 2015 Environmental Nanotechnology
    Gordon Research Conference, Mount Snow, VT, 2015

    Chair for the 2015 Environmental Nanotechnology Gordon Research Seminar that was held in West Dover, Vermont on June 19-21, 2015

    Participated in "Serve Day"; As a part of California Baptist University; On August 30th, 2014, I helped lead a team of ~100 students to pick up and help organize materials at Sandals Church in Riverside, CA.

    Participated in "Arbor Day" Event on Magnolia Avenue, in Riverside CA. On Saturday November 15th, 2014, I helped lead a team of ~30 CBU students with Dr. Bonjun Koo in planting 10 trees on Magnolia Avenue.

    Facilitator and Coordinator for Department of Natural Mathematics and Sciences Booth at 2014 CBU "Homecoming" event; November 8th, 2014

    Mentor for Undergraduates, UCR, 2011-present

    Activity Facilitator “Water Quality” event for Pinacate Middle School Students, UCR, 2013

    Guest Speaker at Mt. San Jacinto Community College (STEM club), 2013

    Mentor for Jr. High Student National Science Foundation Project, 2012-2013

    Activity Facilitator “A Day in the Lab” event for Jr. High-College Students, UCR, 2012-2014

    Deacon, Calvary Chapel Valle Vista, Hemet CA, 2011-2012

    Junior High Youth Teacher, Calvary Chapel Valle Vista, 2010-2012

    Emergency Relief Volunteer (Hurricane Katrina, Louisiana, San Jacinto, CA, Jacmel, Haiti), 2006-2011

    Outreach to Impoverished Communities both Locally and Globally (Russia, Mexico, Haiti, Philippines, Hemet, CA) 2005-2012

    Student Mentor at Monte Vista Middle School, San Jacinto CA, 2006

  • Interests & Hobbies

    INTERESTS
    Spending time with my family, going to the beach, going hiking, etc.

    HOBBIES
    Home coffee roasting.

    TRAVEL
    Haiti, Israel, Mexico, Philippines, and Russia.

  • Personal Philosophy

    Ephesians 3:20-21: "Now to him who is able to do immeasurably more than all we ask or imagine, according to his power that is at work within us, to him be glory in the church and in Christ Jesus throughout all generations, for ever and ever! Amen."