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Expert in Water Quality and Treatment, Corrosion, Pollution Control, Analytical Chemistry, Electrochemistry

Expert ID: 731044 Washington, USA

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Expert has been active in academic research, teaching and consulting activities concerned with practically all aspects of drinking water treatment and the development of relevant analytical and monitoring approaches. His research has been especially active in the area of drinking water and wastewater disinfection and formation of disinfection by-products as well as the degradation of a wide range of trace-level organic contaminants. Contributions of expert to the development of novel approaches to the modeling of the formation of disinfection by-products and control of their concentrations in a wide variety of water chemistries and treatment has been a widely acknowledged. Corrosion processes, notably those affecting lead and copper release in drinking water have been in the focus of his research. Expert research has been concerned with processes in desalinated water and its effects on the corrosion of copper, lead-containing materials and iron in blends of conventionally treated and desalinated water. He has also contributed to the investigation of the occurrence of trace-level inorganic species in drinking water distribution systems and their mobility caused by changes of water chemistry and treatment conditions. His has also been carrying research concerned with galvanic coupling and modeling of electrochemical processes and metal release in galvanically coupled systems.

Prof. Expert has contributed to the development of online water quality monitoring methods and developed a number of differential spectroscopic methods that greatly increase the sensitivity and precision of online monitoring of water quality. Prof. Expert is an internationally known expert in water treatment, aquatic chemistry, disinfection and corrosion processes and relevant analytical methods. He has been involved in extensive projects with organizations in China, Australia, France, Italy and Russia. He is an editor of the major international journal Water Research.

Expert may consult nationally and internationally, and is also local to the following cities: Seattle, Washington - Tacoma, Washington - Bellevue, Washington - Everett, Washington - Federal Way, Washington - Kent, Washington - Yakima, Washington - Bellingham, Washington - Lakewood, Washington - Renton, Washington

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Education

Year Degree Subject Institution
Year: 1984 Degree: PhD Subject: Electrochemistry, Physical Chemistry Institution: Kazan State Technological University
Year: 1978 Degree: MS Subject: Physics, Optics and Spectroscopy Institution: Kazan State University

Work History

Years Employer Title Department Responsibilities
Years: 1991 to Present Employer: Undisclosed Title: Professor Department: Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering Responsibilities: He is a professor of environmental engineering and teaches undergraduate and graduate courses on the introduction to environmental engineering, water quality modeling, water treatment and aquatic chemistry
Years: 2011 to 2011 Employer: Australia Water Quality Centre Title: Visiting professor Department: Responsibilities: He was a visiting professor participating in the development of new methods to control disinfection by-products and improve the quality of Australian drinking water
Years: 2008 to 2008 Employer: University of Paris Diderot Title: Visiting professor Department: Responsibilities: He was a visiting professor involved in investigation of trace level metals and organic compounds in diverse ecological settings
Years: 1984 to 1991 Employer: Kazan State Technological University Title: Senior Research Fellow Department: Responsibilities: He was involved in research concerning chemical technologies, electrochemical water treatment and analytical methods

Government Experience

Years Agency Role Description
Years: 2003 to 2003 Agency: Department of Energy Role: Research Fellow Description: He conducted research on radionuclides in subsurface zone in Hanford at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory

International Experience

Years Country / Region Summary
Years: 1984 to 1991 Country / Region: Russia Summary: Prof. Expert worked in Russia for many years and participated in numerous projects concerned with various aspects of chemical technology, surface finishing, electrochemical treatment etc.
Years: 1999 to 1999 Country / Region: France Summary: Prof. Expert was a visiting researcher in the University of Poitiers and worked there in the area of water treatment.
Years: 2007 to 2007 Country / Region: Australia Summary: Prof. Expert worked at Australian Water Quality Center on issues related to online water quality monitoring and improvement of drinking water quality
Years: 2008 to 2008 Country / Region: France Summary: Prof. Expert worked at the University of Paris on issues related to ecology, environmental chemistry and transport of heavy metals
Years: 2012 to 2012 Country / Region: Australia Summary: Prof. Expert worked at Australia Water Quality Center and the University of South Australia on issues related to water quality modeling and online water quality monitoring

Career Accomplishments

Associations / Societies
International Water Association,
American Chemical Society,
Association of Environmental Engineering and Science Professors
Professional Appointments
Editor of Water Research
Publications and Patents Summary
He has over one hundred refereed publications and eleven major research reports published as books

Language Skills

Language Proficiency
Russia Russian is the native language of Prof. Expert
French Prof. Expert has lived in France and is fluent in French
Italian Prof. Expert is essentially fluent in Italian and has presented talk in Italian at scientific conferences

Fields of Expertise

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