Contact details


Marston Hall

130 Natural Resources Road
Amherst, MA 01003
United States

Room 142B


Research Interests

Microbial physiology and the role of extracellular polymeric substances in bioaggregation​

Photogranulation phenomenon in diverse environments

Production and fate of microbial dissolved organic nitrogen and its impact on algal blooms in estuarine and coastal waters

Minimizing sludge production during wastewater treatment

The role of metals in bacterial aggregation and digestion of biomass

Biological water and wastewater treatment

Anaerobic digestion

Minimization of sludge production

Recovery of energy and nutrients in wastewater

Sanitation in developing countries

Program Area: 

  • Environmental and Water Resources Engineering