Ludmilla Aristilde

Assistant Professor
Biological and Environmental Engineering, College of Agriculture and Life Sciences

Contact Information

214 Riley Robb Hall
Cornell University
Ithaca, NY 14853
p: (607) 255-6845

Ludmilla Aristilde

Assistant Professor
Biological and Environmental Engineering, College of Agriculture and Life Sciences

Expertise
Environmental chemistry and biochemistry; environmental metabolomics; environmental toxicology; environmental engineering

Current Research Interest
Contaminant trapping in soils and waters; microbial metabolism of contaminants; metabolomics of organic matter breakdown; activity of extracellular enzymes in different chemical environments

Distinction
National Science Foundation CAREER Award
National Science Foundation Early Grant for Exploratory Research
Cornell Outstanding Educator
National Science Foundation Early Career Instrument Award
National Institute of Food and Agriculture Research Grant
National Science Foundation Research Starter Grant 

Selected Publications
Aristilde, Ludmilla, Stephen M. Galdi, Sabrina E. Kelch, and Thalia G. Aoki. “Sugar-Influenced Water Diffusion, Interaction, and Retention in Clay Interlayer Nanopores Probed by Theoretical Simulations and Experimental Spectroscopies.” Advances in Water Resources 106 (2017): 24-38.

Aristilde, Ludmilla. “Metabolite Labelling Reveals Hierarchies in Clostridium Acetobutylicum that Selectively Channel Carbons from Sugar Mixtures Towards Biofuel Precursors.” Microbial Biotechnology 10, no. 1 (2017): 162-174.

Cornell Research Website Article
Processes We Can't See in the Environment