Richard L. Valentine
Professor Civil and Environmental Engineering
Researcher Center for Biocatalysis and Bioprocessing
4118 Seamans Center for the Engineering Arts and Sciences
Joined the College of Engineering:
Ph.D., Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of California-Berkeley, 1982
M.S., Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of California-Berkeley, 1977
M.S., Chemical Engineering, University of Michigan, 1974
B.S., Chemistry, University of Michigan, 1973
B.S., Chemical Engineering, University of Michigan, 1973
Special Fields of Knowledge:
Chemistry, Environmental Chemistry, Chemical Engineering.
Present Research Interests:
Reaction mechanisms and kinetics of disinfectant by-product formation in drinking water; inorganic contaminant accumulation in distribution systems; the role of lead oxide in controlling lead in drinking water; occurrence and removal of radio nuclides in drinking water; nano particulate contaminants in drinking water; advanced oxidation processes.
Active Scientific and Professional Society Memberships:
American Water Works Association; Water Federation; American Chemical Society; Association of Environmental Engineering Professors; Society for Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry; American Society of Civil Engineers; American Geophysical Union; International Chemical Oxidation Society.