May 16, 2005
Former Graduate Students
Onita D. Basu, Ph.D.
Process for the Treatment of a Water with a High Humic Acid Content." Post-Chair Employment:
Process Specialist, Water and Wastewater Division, Public Works, Region of
J. Booth, Ph.D.
Formation and Removal of Ozonation
By-Products in Drinking Water Biofilters." Post-Chair Employment:
Research Engineer, Carollo Engineers, Boise, Idaho, USA
Factors Influencing Heterotrophic Microbial
Abundance in a Treatment Wetland System in Southern Ontario. Post-Chair Employment:
Regional Watershed Monitoring
Program, Toronto and Region Conservation Authority
Modeling Chloramine Residual Decay in a Full
Scale Drinking Water Distribution System." Post-Chair Employment:
Sr. Planning Engineer, Water Services Division, Regional Municipality of Waterloo
Elia Edwards, MASc.
Full-Scale Assessment of Disinfection
Strategies: City of Brantford Water Purification Plant. Post-Chair Employment:
Manager, Water Supply and Treatment Engineering, Toronto,
Sarah L.N. Elhadi, Ph.D.
Removal of Earthy/Musty Odour
Compounds from Drinking Water by Biological Filtration. Post-Chair Employment:
Research Engineer, Zenon Environmental Inc. in Oakville, Ontario.
Monica B. Emelko, Ph.D.
Removal of Cryptosporidium parvum by
Granular Media Filtration. Post-Chair Employment: Assistant
Professor in the Department of Civil Engineering, University of Waterloo, Waterloo,
Graham A. Gagnon, Ph.D.
Utilization of Biodegradable Organic Matter
by Biofilms in Drinking Water Distribution Systems. Post-Chair Employment: Associate
Professor and Canada Research Chairholder in the Department of Civil Engineering,
Dalhousie University, Nova Scotia, Canada
Nelson O. Irobi,
Heterotrophic Bacterial Succession in a
Simulated Drinking Water Distribution Ecosystem Post-Chair Employment:
Biologist/Evaluator, Health Canada, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
Cindy L. Lang, MASc.
Oxidation Kinetics of Geosmin and MIB in Drinking Water
by the PEROXONE Process. Post-Chair Employment: Quality
Control Engineer, Celestica
Tong Li, MASc.
Quantifying Robustness of Water Treatment
Xibo Liu, Ph.D
Drinking Water Biofiltration: Assessing Key
Factors and Improving Process Evaluation. Post-Chair Employment: Water
Treatment Specialist, Dillon Consulting Limited, Cambridge, Ontario, Canada
Dennis Mutti, MASc.
Full-Scale Water Treatment Optimization: Enhanced
Coagulation for Organics Removal and Improved Ozone Disinfection. Post-Chair Employment:
Stantec Consulting Ltd., Kitchener, Ontario, Canada
Peter J. Ollos,
Effects of Drinking Water Biodegradability
and Disinfectant Residual on Bacterial Regrowth. Post-Chair Employment: Senior
Drinking Water Treatment Specialist, Ministry of the Environment, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Chan-Hee Park, MASc.
Conceptual Modelling of the Transport of Cryptosporidium Oocysts in a Watershed. Post-Chair Employment: Chan-Hee
pursued doctoral studies in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at the
Georgia Institute of Technology, Georgia, USA
MASc. (Course work/Project)
Modelling of Ozone Contactors for the use of
Katarina D.M. Pintar,
Factors Influencing Nitrification in a Model
Chloraminated Distribution System. Post-Chair Employment: Water
Surveillance Biologist, Laboratory for Foodborne Zoonoses, Population and
Public Health Branch - Canadian Public Health Agency, Guelph, Ontario,
Daniel Urfer, Ph.D.
Effects of Oxidants on Drinking Water
Biofilters. Post-Chair Employment:
République et Canton du Jura, Office des Eaux et de Protection de la Nature, Switzerland
Xiurong Zhang, MASc.
Establishment of a Conceptual Framework for Quantifying Sources
of Cryptosporidium in Watersheds. Post-Chair Employment: Essex
Region Conservation Authority
Janis Zimmer, MASc.
Inactivation and Potential Repair of
Selected Waterborne Pathogens Exposed to Ultraviolet Radiation."
Currently pursuing her PhD under the supervision of Dr. Robin Slawson at
Wilfred Laurier University