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Director of the College of Engineering Clean and Sustainable Water Technology Initiative
Dr. Lewis Semprini's research focuses on biological processes for the treatment of hazardous wastes, and on the fate and transport of organic contaminants in the environment. He specializes in field, laboratory, and modeling studies of aerobic and anaerobic processes for treating chlorinated solvents. His research efforts aim at integrating the results of field, laboratory, and modeling studies in order to effectively apply the technology in the field. He also performs research on biofilms and interactions with nanoparticles.
Ph.D. Civil Engineering - Stanford University, 1986.
Engineers Degree-Civil Engineering - Stanford University, 1981.
M.S. Environmental Engineering - Stanford University, 1979.
B.S. Chemical Engineering - University of California, Berkeley, 1974.