RESEARCH

General areas of interest:

Biological wastewater and water treatment

Microbial ecology of wastewater and water treatment systems

Wastewater-based epidemiology for monitoring human pathogens

Environmental synthetic biology

Resource recovery from wastewater (energy, water, nutrients, chemicals)

Sustainability assessments to guide design and implementation of treatment and recovery systems​

 

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Wastewater-based epidemiology

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Environmental synthetic biology

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Fate of antibiotic resistance in resource recovery processes

  • Assessing treatment strategies to reduce exposures to antibiotic resistant microorganisms and genes

  • Collaborators: Adam Smith (USC)

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Integrated water management

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Microbial exposures post flooding

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Resource recovery from food waste