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Water Filtration Sand Filter
|Jafvert, Chad Timothy|
Dr. Chad T Jafvert is Professor of Civil Engineering and Environmental and Ecological Engineering at Purdue University. He received a B.S. in Biochemistry from Iowa State University and an M.S. and Ph.D. in Civil and Environmental Engineering from the University of Iowa. Dr. Jafvert received the National Research Council Associateship Award for postdoctoral study at the U.S. EPA Research Laboratory. He is a two-time recipient of the U.S. EPA Sustained Superior Performance Award. Dr. Jafvert was an Honorary Visiting (Guest) Professor for Southeast University, Nanjing, China, in 2013 and a Distinguished Visiting Professor at Qinghai Normal University, Xining, Qinghai Province, China, in 2014. In 2017, Dr. Jafvert was named a Purdue Teaching Academy Fellow. Dr. Jafvert's overall research interests include environmental chemistry, water quality modeling, and environment remediation. Specific areas include chemical speciation and distribution in engineered and natural systems, environmental photochemistry, environmental monitoring and assessment, environmental chemistry of surfactants, sediment remediation and risk assessment, and chlorine chemistry. His current research project topics include manufactured carbon nanomaterials in the aquatic environment, photochemical and fungal transformations of carbon nanotubes in the environment, and coal tar contaminated sediments.
For additional information, visit Dr. Javert's Purdue webpages: https://engineering.purdue.edu/CE/People/view_person?resource_id=2065
or his personal website: https://engineering.purdue.edu/~jafvert/