Emerging Contaminants in the Environment

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9/6/2018 at 3:30PM

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9/6/2018 at 3:30PM

Location:

141 DeBartolo Hall

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Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering & Earth Sciences

Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering & Earth Sciences

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Seminar Speaker:

Kuldip Kumar

Kuldip Kumar

Dr. Kuldip Kumar is a Senior Environmental Soil Scientist at MWRD. He has been involved with land application of biosolids and composted biosolids in the Chicago area for the past 11 years. He has more than 25 years of experience in the area of water quality especially fate and transport of nutrients and other environmental stressors like pharmaceuticals and personal care products. For the last 5 years, his research has been focused on ‘Resources Recovery from Wastewater’ with a focus on nutrients removal and recovery from wastewater. He manages research program on utilizing algae to recover nutrients from wastewater and develop markets for algae biomass based on its characteristics. He also leads the research efforts on ‘Green Infrastructure – Best Management Practices for Managing Stormwater’ at MWRD.

 

Dr. Kumar also serves on the editorial board of Agronomy Journal and he is the in-coming Chair of Soil and Environmental Quality Division of Soil Science Society of America and American Society of Agronomy. Dr. Kumar has published over 70 research articles/book chapters and has served on many federal grant review panels.