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Environmental Engineering Laboratory

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Research Specification

a) Water and wastewater treatment analytical laboratory;

b) Treatability studies for municipal and industrial wastewaters;

c) Bench, pilot and full-scale studies;

d) Process optimisation and modelling.

Research Personnel

  • Professors/Researchers: 1
  • Graduate Students: 15
  • Postdoctoral Fellows: 2
  • Research Assistants and Technicians: 3

Specialized Equipments

2 gaz-liquid chromatographs; 2 TOC meters (for liquid and solid samples); Lachat QuickChem 8500 autoanalyzer (TP, O-PO4, TKN, NO3-, NH4+); COD; BOD; 2 AER 200 16-bottle respirometers; Shimatzu FR-5301 spectrofluorometer; IR spectrometer; bacterial counts; phase contrast microscopy; atomic absorption (metals); phenols; 3 controlled-temperature chambers (-20 to 40oC); incubator-refrigerator shaker.

Membrane bioractors (10 L, 200 L and 9m3), New Brunswick Bioflow 110 and Applikon bench scale bioreactors/fermentors; demo scale plants for BNR, IFFAS, LSP, Actiflo and Biostyr; columns for settling tests and oxygen transfer tests (KLa);

GPS-X 5,0, BioWin 2.2 and WEST 3.7.3 modelling softwares; LabVIEW 8.2 data acquisition and control software; National Instrument cf2020 data acquisition system; Doppler and Transit time portable flowmeters; Stip Scan multiparameter probe; tracer study field equipment.

 

External Sources of Funding

NSERC

 

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