The chair has completed training and education for many graduate students. Historically, more than a third of the students are at the Ph.D. level. In addition, training has been provided for several Postdoctoral Fellows and for technical staff. A number of individuals previously associated with the Chair have gone on to become Professors.
Former Grad Students
|Banihashemi, Avid, Ph.D.|
Molecular-Based Methods to Detect Viable Bacterial Pathogens in Source Waters
Post-Chair Employment: Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Waterloo
|Basu, Onita, Ph.D.|
Integrated Biofiltration-Membrane Process for the Treatment of a Water with a High Humic Acid Content.
Post-Chair Employment: Assistant Professor, Dept. of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Carleton University, Ottawa, Ontario
|Booth, Stephen D.J., Ph.D.|
Formation and Removal of Ozonation By-Products in Drinking Water Biofilters.
Post-Chair Employment: Kennedy/Jenks Consultants, Federal Way, WA USA
|Borisko, Jeff, MASc.|
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
|Cheyne, Bo, MASc.|
Detecting Pathogenic Yersinia enterocolitica in Surface Water from the Grand River Watershed: An Evaluation and Comparison of Methods
Post-Chair Employment: Environmental Health Specialist, Wellington Dufferin Guelph Public Health
|Cleary, Shawn, MASc.|
Sustainable Drinking Water Treatment for Small Communities using Multistage Slow Sand Filtration
Post-Chair Employment: Professor, School of Applied Technology at Humber Institute of Technology and Advanced Learning, Etobicoke, Ontario.
|Cober, Karl, MASc.|
Modeling Chloramine Residual Decay in a Full Scale Drinking Water Distribution System.
Post-Chair Employment: Waterworks Project Manager, Environmental Services Dept., City of Guelph
|Croft, Jamie, MASc.|
Natural Organic Matter Characterization of Different Source and Treated Waters: Implications for Membrane Fouling Control
Post-Chair Employment: Stantec Consulting Inc.
|Crosina, Quinn, MASc.|
A Bench-scale Evaluation of the Removal of Selected Pharmaceuticals and Personal Care Products by UV and UV/H2O2 in Drinking Water Treatment
Post-Chair Employment: Water Process Engineer, Associated Engineering Ltd., Burnaby, British Columbia
|DeLoyde, Jeff, MASc.|
Removal of MS2 Bacteriophage, Cryptosporidium, Giardia and Turbidity by Pilot-Scale Multistage Slow Sand Filtration
Post-Chair Employment: Program Engineer, Environmental Services Dept., City of Ottawa
|Dong, Shujun, MASc.|
Detection, Characterization and Application of E. coli NAR as a Biotracer for Examining Pathogen Fate and Removal during Biological Wastewater Treatment.
Post-Chair Employment: Hydromantis
|Dorner, Sarah M., Ph.D.|
Waterborne Pathogens: Sources, Fate and Transport in a Watershed used for a Drinking Water Supply.
Post-Chair Employment: Assistant Professor, Canada Research Chair (Tier II) in Microbial Contaminant Dynamics in Source Waters Department of Civil, Geological and Mining Engineering (CGM) École Polytechnique de Montréal
|Edwards, Elia, MASc.|
Full-Scale Assessment of Disinfection Strategies: City of Brantford Water Purification Plant.
Post-Chair Employment: Discipline Lead - Water Division, Associated Engineering Ltd., Toronto, Ontario, Canada
|El Henawy, Walid, MASc.|
The Effect of Selected Coagulants on Chloride-to-Sulfate Mass Ratio for Lead Control and on Organics Removal in Two Source Waters
Post-Chair Employment: Account Manager, GE-Power & Water, Calgary, AB
|Elhadi, Sarah L.N., Ph.D.|
Removal of Earthy/Musty Odour Compounds from Drinking Water by Biological Filtration.
Post-Chair Employment: Senior Advisor, Department of Post-Secondary Education, Government of New Brunswick, Canada
|Emelko, Monica B., Ph.D.|
Removal of Cryptosporidium parvum by Granular Media Filtration
Post-Chair Employment: Associate Professor in the Department of Civil Engineering, University of Waterloo, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada
|Gagnon, Graham A., Ph.D.|
Utilization of Biodegradable Organic Matter by Biofilms in Drinking Water Distribution Systems
Post-Chair Employment: Professor, NSERC / Halifax Water Industrial Research Chair, Dalhousie University, Nova Scotia, Canada
|Halevy, Patrick, MASc.|
Advanced Water Treatment Strategies for the Removal of Natural and Synthetic Organic Contaminants
Post-Chair Employment: Water Quality Chemist, City of Brantford, ON
|Hallé, Cynthia, Ph.D.|
Biofiltration in Drinking Water Treatment: Reduction of Membrane Fouling and Biodegradation of Organic Trace Contaminants
Post-Chair Employment: Associate Professor, Norwegian University of Science & Technology, Dept. of Hydraulic & Environmental Engineering
|Hamouda, Mohamed, Ph.D.|
Selecting Sustainable Point-of-Use and Point-of-Entry Drinking Water Treatment: A Decision Support System
Post-Chair Employment: Lecturer, Department of Civil Engineering, Australian College of Kuwait
|Irobi, Nelson O., MASc.|
Heterotrophic Bacterial Succession in a Simulated Drinking Water Distribution Ecosystem.
Post-Chair Employment: Biologist/Evaluator, Health Canada, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
|Jin, Xiaohui, Ph.D.|
Quantitative Structure-Property Relationships Modeling of Rate Constants of Selected Micropollutants in Drinking Water Treatment Using Ozonation and UV/H2O2
Post-Chair Employment: Lead Research, Walkerton Clean Water Centre, Walkerton, ON
|Lang, Cindy L., MASc.|
Oxidation Kinetics of Geosmin and MIB in Drinking Water by the PEROXONE Process.
Post-Chair Employment: Quality Control Engineer, Celestica
|Li, Tong, MASc.|
Quantifying Robustness of Water Treatment Systems.
|Liu, Guo (Mickey), MASc.|
An Investigation of UV Disinfection Performance under the Influence of Turbidity & Particulates for Drinking Water Applications
Post-Chair Employment: Project Manager, Infrastructure Planning, Planning & Transportation Services, Halton Region
|Liu, Xibo, Ph.D.|
Drinking Water Biofiltration: Assessing Key Factors and Improving Process Evaluation.
Post-Chair Employment: Senior Water Engineer, Approvals and Licensing, Safe Drinking Water Branch, Ministry of Environment, Toronto, ON
|McAllister, Brett, MASc.|
The Use of Risk Analysis Techniques to Determine the Probability of Producing Non-Compliant Drinking Water: Focusing on Dual Media Rapid Gravity Filtration
Post-Chair Employment: SNC-Lavalin, Toronto, Ontario
|Moore, Kenneth, MASc.|
Treatment of Arsenic Contaminated Groundwater using Oxidation and Membrane Filtration
Post-Chair Employment: Regional Technology Leader - Desalination, CH2M HILL, Melbourne, Australia
|Munla, Leila, Ph.D.|
A Study of Fouling on Ceramic Ultrafiltration Membranes by Model Solutions and Natural Waters
Post-Chair Employment: Water/Wastewater/Process Engineer at Richard Brady & Associates, USA
|Mutti, Dennis, MASc.|
Full-Scale Water Treatment Optimization: Enhanced Coagulation for Organics Removal and Improved Ozone Disinfection.
Post-Chair Employment: Eramosa Engineering Inc., Guelph, Ontario
|Ollos, Peter J., Ph.D.|
Effects of Drinking Water Biodegradability and Disinfectant Residual on Bacterial Regrowth.
Post-Chair Employment: Senior Project Engineer, Ontario Clean Water Agency, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
|Park, Chan-Hee, MASc.|
Conceptual Modelling of the Transport of Cryptosporidium Oocysts in a Watershed.
Post-Chair Employment: Department of Environmental Informatics, Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research, Germany
|Pereira, Gerard, MASc.|
Modelling of Ozone Contactors for the use of Advanced Oxidation.
|Pharand, Lizanne, MASc.|
Carbon and Nitrogen Removal at a Full-Scale Municipal Drinking Water Treatment Plant employing Sand-ballasted Clarification, Ozone and Biofiltration
Post-Chair Employment: Process Designer, Associated Engineering, Toronto, ON
|Pintar, Katarina D.M., MASc.|
Factors Influencing Nitrification in a Model Chloraminated Distribution System.
Post-Chair Employment: Water Lead, C-EnterNet - Canadian Public Health Agency, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
|Rahman, Feisal, Ph.D.|
Removal of Perfluorinated Compounds from Ultrapure and Surface Waters by Adsorption and Ion Exchange
|Rahman, Ishita, MSc.|
Direct Biofiltration and Nutrient (Phosphorous) Enhancement for Polymeric Ultrafiltration Membrane Fouling Control
|Ratajczak, Marek, MASc.|
The Use of Coagulation as a Pre-treatment to Ultra-filtration Membranes
Post-Chair Employment: Water Treatment Engineer, WorleyParsons, British Columbia
|Scott, Daniel, MASc.|
Investigation of Nitrification Predictors and Factors in Two Full-scale Drinking Water Distribution Systems
Post-Chair Employment: ADI Systems Inc., Fredericton, New Brunswick
|Shams, Shoeleh, MASc.|
Assessing Innovative Technologies for Nitrate Removal from Drinking Water
Post-Chair Employment: Ph.D. candidate, University of Waterloo
|Shen, Dinghua (David), MASc.|
BOM Removal by Biofiltration – Developing a Quantitative Basis for Comparison
Post-Chair Employment: AECOM, Kitchener, ON
|Urfer, Daniel, 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
|Vlad, Silvia, MASc.|
Treatment of the Cyanotoxin Anatoxin-a via Activated Carbon Adsorption
|Wang, Yulang (Michael), MASc.|
Assessment of Ozonation and Biofiltration as a Membrane Pre-treatment at a Full-scale Drinking Water Treatment Plant
Post-Chair Employment: Process Specialist, Cheme Engineering Inc., Milton, ON
|Wilson, Brad, MASc.|
Impact of Biofilter Backwashing on the Biofiltration / Ultrafiltration Process
Post-Chair Employment: GHD (formerly CRA), Waterloo, ON
|Xiong, Shurong, MASc.|
Investigation of Low-Pressure Membranes at the Brantford Water Treatment Plant.
|Yu, Zirui (Ray), Ph.D.|
Analysis of Selected Pharmaceuticals and Endocrine Disrupting Compounds and their Removal by Granular Activated Carbon in Drinking Water Treatment
Post-Chair Employment: Project Engineer, AECOM, Kitchener, Ontario
|Yuan, Jie, MASc.|
Identification and Treatment of Critical Contaminants for Managed Aquifer Recharge (MAR) with Reclaimed Water
|Zhang, Jianping, Ph.D.|
An Integrated Design Approach for Improving Drinking Water Ozone Disinfection Treatment Based on Computational Fluid Dynamics
Post-Chair Employment: Senior Engineer, Hatch Ltd., Mississauga, ON
|Zhang, Xiurong, MASc.|
Establishment of a Conceptual Framework for Quantifying Sources of Cryptosporidium in Watersheds.
Post-Chair Employment: Essex Region Conservation Authority
|Zimmer, Janis, MASc.|
Inactivation and Potential Repair of Selected Waterborne Pathogens Exposed to Ultraviolet Radiation.
Post-Chair Employment: Surface Water Pathogen Scientist, Ontario Ministry of the Environment
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