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Graduate Training Opportunities (fwd)

Dr Steven Liss sliss at ACS.RYERSON.CA
Mon Dec 5 15:54:15 EST 1994


Subject: Graduate Training Opportunities

Positions are available for 3 qualified graduate students to work in the 
area of wastewater engineering and sludge management.  The positions will 
be suited to individuals with backgrounds in chemical or civil 
engineering or applied microbiology.  An interest in one of the 
following is desirable: colloid and analytical chemistry; microbiological
processes; STEM and confocal microscopy; and environmental engineering.   
The project "Microbial Floc Architecture: Implications for the behaviour 
of flocs and fate of contaminants in wastewater systems" is funded by the 
NSERC Strategic Grants Program and is being led by Prof. Steven N. Liss.  
The positions are tenable in either Chemical or Civil Engineering at the 
University of Toronto.  The project involves the collaboration with
G.G. Leppard and I.G. Droppo at the Canadian Centre for Inland Waters,
Environment Canada, Burlington, Ontario.

Two Ph.D. Positions:

1. Investigation of the chemical interactions between different types of 
flocs and constituents with chemical contaminant compounds in relation to 
structure and floc properties.

2. Studies on the factors influencing floc development and flocculation 
and the establishment of criteria used in floc design.

On M.A.Sc. Position:

3. Comprehensive analysis and comparison of flocs from different 
wastewater treatment systems with respect to size, porosity, gross 
morphology, structure and activity.

For Further Information Please Contact:

		Prof. Steven N. Liss
		c/o Department of Civil Engineering
		University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario M5S 1A4

		or at
		School of Chemical Engineering
		Ryerson Polytechnic University
		350 Victoria St., Toronto, Ontario M5B 2K3
		416-979-5000 ext. 6357
		e-mail: sliss at acs.ryerson.ca

For information regarding admission to the graduate program please contact:

		Ms. Jayne Leake
		Graduate Admissions
		Department of Civil Engineering
		University of Toronto
		Toronto, Ontario M5S 1A4




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