Environmental Engineering - Research - Civil Engineering - University of Canterbury - New Zealand

Research - Environmental Engineering

Interests in the environmental engineering group include

  • wastewater treatment
  • solid waste
  • contaminant transport

Student in lab with compost experimentRecent and current research projects include

  • Use of naturally-occurring volatile fatty acids for pesticide removal during the denitrification process
  • Groundwater extraction and disposal modelling for coal-seam gas recovery
  • Odour production from kerbside collected domestic kitchen organics
  • Physical and mathematical modelling of the composting process
  • Use of white-rot fungi in pentacholorophenol (PCP) remediation
  • Slow sand filters for rural drinking water treatment