Educational Background

High School

Rhodes School, New York NY (1969)

BS - Biology

Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago IL (1973)

MS - Environmental Engineering

Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago IL (1974)

PhD - Environmental Engineering

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (1978)

I did my MS thesis under the direction of James W. Patterson. My thesis was in the area of metal complexation in activated sludge.

My doctoral thesis was done under the direction of the late Richard S. Engelbrecht. It concerned the mechanism of action of chlorine as a disinfectant against yeast, acid-fast (Mycobacteria) bacteria and coliform organisms.

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