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    Paul  R. Anderson, PhD, PE - Associate Professor, ENVE

    Paul R. Anderson, PhD, PE

    Associate Professor, ENVE
    Director, Environmental Engineering
    Armour College of Engineering Distinctive Education Program co-director

    Environmental Engineering

    Office: PH 237

    Phone: 312.567.3531
    Fax: 312.567.8874
    Email: andersonp@iit.edu
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    Expertise

    • Professor Anderson is a registered professional engineer with more than 30 years of combined industrial and academic experience related to water resources management. Courses he teaches include environmental chemistry, environmental transport processes, groundwater, and industrial ecology. His research interests include physical and chemical processes in water and wastewater treatment, water reuse, trace element geochemistry, and process modeling. Dr. Anderson is currently co-director of the Armour College of Engineering distinctive education theme focused on water.

    Education

    • B.S. from Purdue University (Engineering, 1974)
    • M.S. from University of California at San Diego
    • Ph.D. from University of Washington (Civil Engineering, 1987)

    Research

    Year

    Title

    Sponsor

    Amount

    Role

    2004

    Assessing Industrial Hydrologic Footprints

    IL Waste Management Research Center

    $22,787

    PI

    2005

    Multi-objective Decision Model for Urban Water Use

    USEPA

    $250,000

    PI

    2009

    Water Reuse at the MWRDGC Kirie Water Reclamation Plant: A Feasibility Study

    MWRDGC

    $65,145

    co-PI

    2011

    Managing Loosely Coupled Networked Control Systems with External Disturbances

    NSF

    $999,397

    co-PI

    2011

    Assessment of the Effect of Wet Weather Flows on Effluent Quality at the Kirie WRP

    MWRDGC

    $53,896

    PI

    Current Projects

    Awards/Honors

    Patents

    Books

    Selected Publications

    Axe, L.; Anderson, P.R. (1997) "Experimental and theoretical diffusivities of Cd and Sr in hydrous ferric oxides" J. Col. Int. Sci. Vol. 185: 436-448.

    Axe, L.; Anderson, P.R.; Bunker, G.; Tyson, T. (1998) "An XAFS analysis of strontium at the hydrous ferric oxide surface" J. Col. Int. Sci. Vol 199: 44-52.

    Lee, S.; Anderson, P.R.; Bunker, G.B.; Karanfil, C. (2004) "EXAFS study of Zn sorption mechanisms on montmorillonite" Environ. Sci. Technol. Vol. 38, No. 20:5426-5432.

    Ayyildiz, O.; Anderson, P.R.; Peters, R.W. (2005) "Laboratory batch experiments of the combined effects of ultrasound and air stripping in removing CCl4 and 1,1,1-TCA from water" J. Hazardous Materials Vol. B120:149-156.

    Fan, H.J.; Anderson, P.R. (2005) "Copper and cadmium removal by Mn oxide-coated granular activated carbon" in Separation and Purification Technology Vol 45: 61-67.

    Lee, S.; Anderson, P.R. (2005) "EXAFS study of Zn sorption mechanisms on hydrous ferric oxide over extended reaction time" J. Colloid Interface Science Vol. 286:82-89.

    Ayyildiz, O.; Peters, R.W.; Anderson, P.R. (2007) "Sonolytic degradation of halogenated organic compounds in groundwater: Mass transfer effects- Ultrasonics Sonochemistry 14:163-172.

    Parameswaran, P.; Anderson, P.R. (2007) -Biosolids mineralization in an anaerobic-aerobic combined reactor system" Water Research Vol. 41:2739-2747.

    Anderson, P. (2010) "Estimating the Hydrologic Footprint of the Caterpillar Facility in Montgomery, IL" ISTC Report TR-045, Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, Urbana, IL. This document is available at the IST web site www.istc.illinois.edu.

    Anderson, P.R.; Huang, S.; Zhu, J.; Bounds, D.G.; Rembold, M. (2010) Water Reuse: Feasibility study for the MWRDGC Kirie Water Reclamation Plant. Final report to the Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Great Chicago; a collaborative study between the Illinois Institute of Technology and CDM, Inc.

    Anderson, P.; Meng, Yi (2011) "Assessing Opportunities for Municipal Wastewater Reuse in the Metropolitan Chicago Area" ISTC Report TR-047, Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, Urbana, IL. This document is available at the IST web site www.istc.illinois.edu.

    Professional Society Memberships

    Civil and Architectural Engineering
    3201 South Dearborn Street
    Room 228 Alumni Memorial Hall
    Chicago, IL 60616-3793
    Phone: 312.567.3540
    312.567.3519