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Committee Applied For: Disinfection & Public Health

SubCommittee Applied For:

Submission ID: 1423 Time: 4/18/2014 11:48:31 AM
Name: Bryan Smith
WEF Member ID: 17600192 
Address: 402 East Stoughton Street 
City: Champaign State: IL Zip/Postal Code: 61820 Country: USA
Business Phone Number: 937-269-7711 Fax Number:
Primary area of expertise: Drinking water treatment
Educational background: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (2011-14), Expected Graduation: May 2014 Master of Science in Environmental Engineering Area of Specialization: Water Quality Engineering Thesis Topic: Optimization of a Reverse Osmosis/Electrodialysis Process To Concentrate Natural Organic Matter in Tap Water Advisor: Benito J. Marinas, Ph.D. Central State University, Wilberforce, Ohio, (2005-11), Graduation: May 2011 Bachelor of Science in Environmental Engineering, 3.44/4.00 GPA Area of Specialization: Water Quality Engineering Research Topics: Heavy metal adsorption using sustainable filtration media; GIS mapping of sludge applications within Greene County, Ohio
Professional Experience: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Fall 2012-Summer 2013 Chair of the Environmental Engineering and Science (EES) Graduate Student Advisory Committee. Facilitated the renovation of the EES computer lab and organized monthly social events for EES graduate students. Central State University, August 2008-Summer 2011 Initiated and led the generation of a campus wide recycling program (2010) Founding President of the Environmental Engineering Club (2010) Mr. College of Business and Industry (2008-09). Organized the annual business conference, professional development workshops and strengthened department clubs within the College of Business and industry.
Ages of 18 and 35 : Yes
Other Activities: Xenia Township in Greene County, Ohio, Summer 2010 and 2011 Obtained spatial data from Geographic Information Systems (GIS) resources to assist in the understanding of the region that would adversely affect homeowners due to an increased draw from a nearby water treatment plant. Central State University/Miami University in Oxford Ohio, Summer 2009 Quantified the adsorption of cadmium and lead onto switchgrass using Inductively Coupled Plasma Mass Spectrometry (ICP-MS). Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Dayton, Ohio, Summer 2008 Performed erosion testing, and data collection, on aircraft paints using light simulation and computer analysis. EARTH University in Costa Rica, 2006 and 2007 Collected field samples that were used to understand the change in methane production of designated wetland sites. Also worked to optimize a process for methane production from local dairy and pig farm effluent waters.

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Theresa Mixon
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