Research Interests

  • Wastewater treatment with emphasis on energy-water nexus
  • Water and nutrient recovery
  • Numerical process modeling
  • Drinking water in first nation and small communities

Ongoing Research

  • Mainstream nitrite shunt and partial nitritation-anammox process development
  • Membrane aerated biofilm reactor enabled short cut nitrogen process for side and mainstream wastewater treatment
  • Enhancing primary treatment process for carbon redirection
  • Dynamic plant wide process modelling and optimization
  • An evaluation of novel aeration strategies on biofilm development
  • Enhancing multivalent and divalent cation release from waste streams


  • Suez water technologies and solutions, City of London, Hydromantis Environmental Solutions Inc., Bishop water


  • Coming soon


Research Funders for Martha Dagnew