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George Tchobanoglous

P.E. Professor Emeritus, University of California, Davis.  Professor Tchobanoglous' work is in the areas of wastewater treatment and reuse, wastewater filtration, UV disinfection, aquatic wastewater management systems, wastewater management for small and decentralized wastewater management systems, and solid waste management. He helped organize the first national conference on the uses of aquatic plant systems for wastewater treatment held at the University of California at Davis in 1979. Most recently, he Chaired a Blue Ribbon Panel, convened by the Department of Health Services of the State of California and the National Water Research Institute, which developed guidelines for the application of UV in wastewater reclamation. He has authored or co-authored over 300 technical publications including 12 textbooks and two reference works. The textbooks are used in more than 200 colleges and universities throughout the United States, and they are also used extensively by practicing engineers, both here and abroad. He serves as consulting editor for the McGraw-Hill book series in Water Resources and Environmental Engineering. He consults nationally and internationally to governmental agencies and private companies. As an active member of numerous professional societies, he is a Past President of the American Association of Environmental Engineers.









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