NJIT Newsroom tagged with "water" Updates about what's happening on and around the NJIT campus. http://www.njit.edu/news en-us 2014 New Jersey Institute of Technology http://www.njit.edu/uicomponents/images/sub_logo.gif New Jersey Institute of Technology http://www.njit.edu 60 NJIT Professor Collaborated On New Federal Report on Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-240.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-240.phpFri, 12 Jul 2013 00:00:00 -0400 NJIT Professor Michel Boufadel, is a co-author of a new expert report on the effects of the Deepwater Horizon (DWH) Mississippi Canyon-252 oil spill on ecosystem services in the Gulf of Mexico.   

Tagged: newark college of engineering, nce, civil and environmental engineering, michel boufadel


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Patent Awarded to NJIT for Novel Use of Water Jets to Create High Tensile Strength Alloy Parts http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-211.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-211.phpWed, 12 Jun 2013 00:00:00 -0400 A patent was awarded to the late Ernest Geskin, PhD, of Florham Park, an expert in water jet technology and a mechanical engineering professor at NJIT for more than 25 years.  Sharing the patent with him is Krzysztof Kluz, PhD, his former student and now a senior mechanical engineer for Marotta Controls, Montville.

Tagged: newark college of engineering, nce, mechanical and industrial engineering, ernest geskin


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NJIT Professor Presents Keynote Lecture At International Conference http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-004.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-004.phpMon, 07 Jan 2013 00:00:00 -0500 At the 18th International Conference on Advanced Oxidation Technologies for Treatment of Water, Air and Soil held in Jacksonville, Florida, Lev Krasnoperov, professor in the Department of Chemistry and Environmental Science, presented a keynote lecture entitled "Chemical Reactions in Non-thermal Plasma." 

Tagged: college of science and liberal arts, csla, department of chemistry and environmental science, lev krasnoperov


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NJIT Project Wins 2012 Excellence in Water Resources Protection and Planning Award http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-341.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-341.phpFri, 12 Oct 2012 00:00:00 -0400 The New Jersey Section of the American Water Resources Association presented the 2012 Excellence in Water Resources Protection and Planning Award to the NJIT project "Protection of Critical Source Areas for Achieving Long Term Sustainability of Water Resources" under the category of the exceptional water resources planning and management initiatives. 

Tagged: college of science and liberal arts, csla, department of chemistry and environmental science, sustainability, epa, zeyuan qiu


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Wen Zhang, Expert in Environmental Systems, Appointed http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-269.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-269.phpThu, 16 Aug 2012 00:00:00 -0400 Wen Zhang, PhD, has been appointed to the faculty of NJIT's Newark College of Engineering in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering as an assistant professor. 

Tagged: newark college of engineering, nce, department of civil and environmental engineering, sustainability


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Michel Boufadel, PhD, Expert in Field of Oil Spill Research, Appointed http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-260.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-260.phpTue, 14 Aug 2012 00:00:00 -0400 Michel Boufadel, PhD, a notable voice in the investigation of the Exxon Valdez oil spill and BP's Deep Water Horizon (DWH) blowout in the Gulf of Mexico, has been appointed to the faculty of NJIT's Newark College of Engineering, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering. 

Tagged: newark college of engineering, nce, department of civil and environmental engineering, michel boufadel, environmental protection agency, epa, center for natural resources development and protection, exxon valdez oil spill


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NJIT Submits Neshanic River Watershed Clean-up Plan http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-186.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-186.phpThu, 10 May 2012 00:00:00 -0400 NJIT Associate Professor Zeyuan Qiu has authored and submitted a plan to restore the Neshanic River Watershed to the NJ Department of Environmental Protection (DEP). 

Tagged: college of science and liberal arts, csla, department of chemistry and environmental science, zeyuan qiu, neshanic river watershed


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NJIT Professor Awarded Patent Today for New Desalination Devices, More http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-176.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-176.phpTue, 01 May 2012 00:00:00 -0400 NJIT Distinguished Professor of Chemical Engineering Kamalesh K. Sirkar was awarded a patent today for his water desalination technology.  

Tagged: newark college of engineering, college of science and liberal arts, nce, school of management, som, national science foundation, chemical biological and pharmaceutical engineering, nsf, chemistry and environmental science, kamalesh sirkar, american association for the advancement of science, membrane separations, water desalination


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NJIT To Host Digital Forensics, Watermarking, Steganography Conference http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-402.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-402.phpFri, 21 Oct 2011 00:00:00 -0400 The 10th International Workshop on Digital-Forensics and Watermarking will be held Oct. 23-26, 2011 at the ACH Casino Resort, Atlantic City. 

Tagged: donald sebastian, yun-qing shi, steganography, digital forensics, digital watermarking, steganalysis


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Goldwater Scholarship Recipient Faizan Naqvi Honored at Reception http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-169.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-169.phpThu, 28 Apr 2011 00:00:00 -0400 Faizan Naqvi, of Kearny, a junior majoring in electrical engineering and the third of three brothers to receive a Goldwater Scholarship, was recognized yesterday at a reception attended by NJIT President Robert A. Altenkirch, administrators and his parents.

Tagged: albert dorman honors college, robert altenkirch, joel bloom, atam dhawan, uri, john carpinelli, goldwater scholar, mohammad naqvi, faizan naqvi


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Third Brother Wins Gold at NJIT http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-163.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-163.phpMon, 25 Apr 2011 00:00:00 -0400 America is often referred to as the land of opportunity. Faizan Naqvi, of Kearny, refers to NJIT as his “university of opportunity.”

Tagged: albert dorman honors college, department of electrical and computer engineering, department of physics, uri, haimin wang, mohammad naqvi, goldwater scholar, salman naqvi, faizan naqvi


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NJIT Prof Offers New Desalination Process Using Carbon Nanotubes http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-081.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-081.phpMon, 14 Mar 2011 00:00:00 -0400 A faster, better and cheaper desalination process enhanced by carbon nanotubes has been developed by NJIT Professor Somenath Mitra.

Tagged: newark college of engineering, department of chemistry and environmental science, somenath mitra, carbon nanotubes, ornthida sae-khow, water desalination


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Removal of Hexavalent Chromium From Your Drinking Water http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-527.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-527.phpWed, 22 Dec 2010 00:00:00 -0500 The only way to learn if your water source has hexavalent chromium is to check with your public water supplier and request a water quality report, said NJIT Professor Taha Marhaba, a civil/environmental engineer. 

Tagged: department of civil and environmental engineering, taha marhaba, environmental protection agency, epa, professor, water, new jersey applied water research center, vegetables, animals, grains


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IEEE Touts NJIT Professor for Expertise in Underwater Acoustic Communication http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-206.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-206.phpWed, 02 Jun 2010 00:00:00 -0400 If you want to know more about underwater acoustic communication, ask NJIT Associate Professor Ali Abdi, PhD. A senior member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), Abdi received, on May 10, 2010, the IEEE Region 1 Award for leadership and contributions in this area.

Tagged: awards, honors, national science foundation, ieee, nsf, ali abdi


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NJIT's Taha Marhaba Receives Rutgers Engineering Alumni Award http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-191.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-191.phpThu, 20 May 2010 00:00:00 -0400 Taha F. Marhaba, PhD, of Bridgewater, professor and chair of the department of civil and environmental engineering and director of the New Jersey Applied Water Research Center at NJIT, received the 2010 Distinguished Engineer Award from the Rutgers Engineering Society on May 17. 

Tagged: newark college of engineering, civil and environmental engineering, award, taha marhaba, excellence in teaching award, new jersey applied water research center


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NJIT Professor Receives IEEE Region I Award http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-187.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-187.phpTue, 18 May 2010 00:00:00 -0400 Ali Abdi, PhD, associate professor in the department of electrical and computer engineering at NJIT, received the IEEE Region 1 Award for his outstanding leadership and contributions in underwater acoustic communications.

Tagged: newark college of engineering, department of electrical and computer engineering, ali abdi, underwater acoustic communication


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NJIT Professor Publishes Comprehensive Guide to Essential Principles of Image Processing and Pattern Recognition http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-154.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-154.phpWed, 21 Apr 2010 00:00:00 -0400 Image Processing and Pattern Recognition: Fundamentals and Techniques (IEEE & Wiley Publishers, 2010), a new book by NJIT Professor Frank Y. Shih, PhD, features unique coverage of the most interesting developments and updated techniques, including image watermarking, digital steganography, document processing and classification, solar image processing and event classification. 

Tagged: college of computing sciences, department of computer science, frank shih


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Maude Barlow To Speak on Global Water Crisis, Coming Battle for Right to Water http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-051.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-051.phpTue, 23 Feb 2010 00:00:00 -0500 Water ― life on our planet would be impossible without it, and clean water is vital for human health and well-being. Yet close to three billion people have no running water within a kilometer of their homes, and every eight seconds a child dies of water-borne disease. In the NJIT Technology and Society Forum presentation on March 10, 2010, Maude Barlow will outline a three-part strategy for achieving a water-secure world. 

Tagged: newark college of engineering, albert dorman honors college, technology and society forum, murray center for women in technology, lillian gilbreth colloquium, lillian moller gilbreth


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NJIT Grad Student’s Research Wins Honors from Acoustics Society http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-429.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-429.phpFri, 04 Dec 2009 00:00:00 -0500 Rashi Jain, a doctoral candidate in applied mathematics at NJIT, is looking forward to a good new year, particularly when it comes to getting a job following graduation next May.  Jain, who is specializing in underwater acoustics, has high hopes for a good position, thanks to a new addition to her resume.

Tagged: honors, award, research, student, zoi-heleni michalopoulou, underwater acoustic communication


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Magazine Touts NJIT Idea To Harness Clean Energy for NYC http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-239.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-239.phpThu, 16 Jul 2009 00:00:00 -0400 An NJIT architecture professor with an architecture student has designed a network of modular floating docks to harness clean energy for New York City. The proposal was featured this week in Metropolis magazine. 

Tagged: college of architecture and design, njsoa, richard garber, gro architects, nicole robertson, brian novello, justin foster, magazine


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NJIT Engineers Help Clean Up Water Supply for Milot, Haiti http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-236.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-236.phpThu, 09 Jul 2009 00:00:00 -0400 More than a dozen NJIT civil and mechanical engineering students, faculty and interested staff members have spent the past three years working with villagers in a poor Haitian village to remove bacteria from their drinking water and halt water-borne illnesses.  Working under the auspices of Engineers Without Borders (EWB), the NJIT group has made four visits, to date, and are planning one last visit in October.

Tagged: newark college of engineering, engineers without borders, jay meegoda, haiti, paul rodriguez, water, kate boardman, mcnair scholar, clean up


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Salman Naqvi, Electrical Engineering Student at NJIT, Named Goldwater Scholar http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-128.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-128.phpFri, 03 Apr 2009 00:00:00 -0400 Salman Naqvi, of Kearny, a junior studying electrical engineering at NJIT, was named a prestigious Goldwater Scholar earlier this week by the Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship and Excellence in Education Program. 

Tagged: newark college of engineering, albert dorman honors college, department of electrical and computer engineering, joel bloom, commencement, department of mechanical engineering, big bear solar observatory, nasa, andrew gerrard, goldwater scholar, mohammad naqvi, salman naqvi, global warming, faizan naqvi, national oceanic and atmospheric administration


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Town Hall Meeting on New Jersey’s Water Infrastructure Tomorrow at NJIT http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-075.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-075.phpTue, 03 Mar 2009 00:00:00 -0500 NJIT will host tomorrow morning the first of three statewide meetings to discuss the state of New Jersey's infrastructures.  According to the New Jersey American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) 2007 Report Card for the State's Infrastructure and the recent national ASCE 2009 Report Card, New Jersey's infrastructure systems are in critical need of repairs. 

Tagged: seminar, workshop, american society of civil engineers, asce, lectures, new jersey


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Notable Chemical Engineer at NJIT Named AAAS Fellow and AIChE Awardee http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-040.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-040.phpMon, 09 Feb 2009 00:00:00 -0500 Kamalesh Sirkar, PhD, distinguished professor of chemical engineering at NJIT, and internationally-renowned expert in membrane separation technologies, has been named a Fellow by the American Association for the Advancement of Science. 

Tagged: newark college of engineering, honors, award, chemical biological and pharmaceutical engineering, chemical engineering, kamalesh sirkar, excellence in research award, research and development council of new jersey, thomas alva edison patent award, biotechnology, aaas, water, aiche, membrane separations


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Symposium on Revitalizing Newark Held Tomorrow at NJIT http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-406.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-406.phpFri, 07 Nov 2008 00:00:00 -0500 “Developing Newark: Which Direction is Forward?”—a multi-university symposium on planning, design, economy and community will be held tomorrow, Nov. 8, 2008, at NJIT.  The theme will be revitalizing Newark and its region.

Tagged: new jersey school of architecture, symposium, georgeen theodore, design, city of newark, newark revitalization, infrastructure planning, public policy


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NJIT Professor’s Research Suggests Changes in Underwater Data Communications http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-367.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-367.phpFri, 10 Oct 2008 00:00:00 -0400 An NJIT professor who has discovered new communication channels in underwater environments and invented a technique to communicate data through these channels will be honored later this month by the New Jersey Inventors Hall of Fame.

Tagged: newark college of engineering, department of electrical and computer engineering, national science foundation, ali abdi, new jersey inventors hall of fame, saul fenster


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NJIT Professor Ali Abdi To Receive 2008 Innovators Award http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-353.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-353.phpWed, 01 Oct 2008 00:00:00 -0400 Ali Abdi, PhD, an associate professor in the department of electrical and computer engineering at NJIT, will receive the 2008 New Jersey Inventors Hall of Fame Innovators Award for his work on underwater acoustic communication. Dr. Abdi will be presented with the award in a ceremony on October 23 at Stevens Institute of Technology.

Tagged: newark college of engineering, department of electrical and computer engineering, award, new jersey inventors hall of fame, ali abdi, underwater acoustic communication


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NJIT Student Awarded Hollings Scholarship http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-229.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-229.phpFri, 30 May 2008 00:00:00 -0400 Salman Naqvi, an electrical engineering major at NJIT, has been been awarded the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Ernest F. Hollings Scholarship for 2008. Naqvi is working with NJIT Physics Professor Andrew Gerrard on developing a compact molecular-aerosol Light Detection and Ranging (LIDAR) system that detects the gravity waves above the Newark and New York City metropolitan areas. 

Tagged: newark college of engineering, department of electrical and computer engineering, scholarship, andrew gerrard, goldwater scholar, salman naqvi, united astronomy clubs of new jersey, national oceanic and atmospheric administration


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NJIT Expert Available To Discuss Compounds in Tap Water http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-094.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-094.phpFri, 14 Mar 2008 00:00:00 -0400 Consider that it may take less than a decade for pharmaceutical compounds now passing undetected through wastewater treatment plants to morph from a minor to a major public health issue, said NJIT researcher Taha F. Marhaba.  Marhaba, associate professor of civil and environmental engineering, has been director of the New Jersey Applied Water Research Center at NJIT since 2002.

Tagged: newark college of engineering, civil and environmental engineering, taha marhaba, new jersey applied water research center


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NJIT Engineering Student Named To USA TODAY’s College Academic Team http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-062.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-062.phpTue, 19 Feb 2008 00:00:00 -0500 An electrical and computer engineering junior at NJIT was named to the second team of the 19th annual all-USA college academic program sponsored by the publication USA TODAY. Mohammad Farhan Haider Naqvi, of Kearny, received the honor based upon an application he submitted last fall listing his accomplishments to date.  

Tagged: newark college of engineering, electrical and computer engineering, big bear solar observatory, dale gary, carsten denker, mohammad naqvi, goldwater scholar


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Computer Science Professor Publishes New Book on Digital Watermarking http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-009.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-009.phpWed, 09 Jan 2008 00:00:00 -0500 Digital watermarking is the subject of a new book by Frank Y. Shih, PhD, professor in the department of computer science at NJIT. Shih's book, Digital Watermarking and Steganography (CRC Press, 2007) focuses on the creation of new techniques and algorithms to combat present and potential threats against information security.

Tagged: college of computing sciences, department of computer science, steganography, digital watermarking, information security


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USEPA Scientist To Discuss Next Generation of Drinking Water Disinfection By-Products at NJIT http://www.njit.edu/news/2007/2007-177.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2007/2007-177.phpTue, 24 Apr 2007 00:00:00 -0400 Susan D. Richardson, PhD, a research chemist at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's National Exposure Research Laboratory, will discuss "The Next Generation of Drinking Water Disinfection By-Products and Current Issues" on May 2, 1-2:30 p.m. in Eberhardt Hall NJIT Alumni Center, Rm. 112.

Tagged: lecture, environmental protection agency


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NJIT Electrical Engineering Student Named Goldwater Scholar http://www.njit.edu/news/2007/2007-136.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2007/2007-136.phpThu, 29 Mar 2007 00:00:00 -0400 An electrical and computer engineering sophomore at NJIT was named a Goldwater scholar earlier this week by the Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship and Excellence in Education Program. Mohammad Farhan Haider Naqvi received the honor based upon his analysis of energy emitted from the Sun, since 1996.

Tagged: department of physics, physics, electrical engineering, carsten denker, mohammad naqvi


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NJIT Researchers To Improve Water Quality To Neshanic River Watershed http://www.njit.edu/news/2006/2006-469.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2006/2006-469.phpWed, 22 Nov 2006 00:00:00 -0500 Researchers at NJIT are leading an effort to improve water quality in the Neshanic River Watershed in Central New Jersey. “We all need clean water for drinking, recreation and other purposes,” said team leader Zeyuan Qiu, PhD, an assistant professor of environmental economics in the department of chemistry and environmental science at NJIT. “The grant will improve water quality in watershed communities by mapping out an integrative and comprehensive restoration plan.”

Tagged: research, chemistry and environmental science, zeyuan qiu, neshanic river watershed


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NJIT Professor To Address Water Industry Conference At Harvard Club About Desalinating Water and More http://www.njit.edu/news/2006/2006-250.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2006/2006-250.phpTue, 06 Jun 2006 00:00:00 -0400 Chemical engineer Kamalesh Sirkar, PhD, a distinguished professor at NJIT, will discuss Thursday new technologies for desalinating and treating water. Sirkar, an expert in membrane separation technology whose work is supported by grants from the US Department of the Interior and the US Office of Naval Research, will speak at 4:30 p.m. on June 8 at the Harvard Club in New York City.

Tagged: department of chemical biological and pharmaceutical engineering, kamalesh sirkar, water


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Four NJIT Experts Available To Discuss Sewer and Underground Utilities, Levee Rebuilding and Waste Water http://www.njit.edu/news/2005/2005-310.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2005/2005-310.phpFri, 09 Sep 2005 00:00:00 -0400 Four New Jersey Institute of Technology experts are available to discuss levee rebuilding, sewer and underground utilities and waste water management—all issues facing rescuers and future reconstruction efforts in areas of Louisiana, Mississippi and Alabama damaged by Hurricane Katrina.

Tagged: priscilla nelson, john schuring, taha marhaba, hsin-neng hsieh, levee rebuilding, sewers


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NJIT’s Waste Water Management Expert Can Discuss Treatment of Infected Flood Water in Hurricane’s Wake http://www.njit.edu/news/2005/2005-302.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2005/2005-302.phpSat, 03 Sep 2005 00:00:00 -0400 “The flood waters in New Orleans are potentially infectious.  Removal and treatment will be slow and difficult, and even after the water is pumped out, the infection hazard will remain for some time to come,” Hsin-Neng Hsieh, PhD, PE, professor of civil and environmental engineering at NJIT.

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