Professor of Civil Engineering

Presentations

Invited Lectures

  • "Case Against Disinfection of Municipal Wastewater Effluents and CSOs," Presented to Indiana Association of Cities and Towns, Indianapolis, IN, 3 November 2005.
  • "Fouling of Quartz Surfaces in UV Disinfection Systems: Causes, Effects, Methods of Characterization, and Future Research," Presented at International Ultraviolet Association (IUVA) Meeting, Hosted by US EPA, Cincinnati, OH, 20 October 2005.
  • "Potable Water Disinfection Subject to Extended Space Travel Constraints," presented to NASA Engineering Advisory Committee, Howard University, Washington, DC, 18 November 2004.
  • "Dyed Microspheres for Quantification of Dose Delivery in Ultraviolet Photoreactors," presented to Metropolitan Water District of Southern California, LaVerne, CA, 7 July 2004.
  • "Potable Water Disinfection for Long-Term Space Missions," presented to Ushio, Ltd. Cypress, CA, 24 November 2003.
  • "Optimization of Physical and Chemical Disinfection Processes Subject to Extended Space Travel Constraints," presented to Water Quality and Microbiology Laboratories, Johnson Space Center, Houston, TX, 24 June 2003.
  • "UV-Based Processes for Ballast Water Treatment: Research Needs," presented at Ballast Water Workshop, sponsored by the National Science Foundation, Seattle, Washington, 28 April 2003.
  • "UV Irradiation as a Ballast Water Treatment Process," presented at International Workshop on Technical Aspects of Ballast Water Treatment Standards, Jointly Sponsored by National Science Foundation, U.S. Department of State, and U.S. Coast Guard, Arlington, VA, 12 February 2003.
  • "Chlorination of Aqueous Solutions Containing Organic-N: Analysis and Detection with the Application of MIMS," presented at International Symposium on Waterborne Pathogens, IWA/AWWA, Cascais/Lisbon, Portugal, 22 September 2002.
  • "Process Performance in UV Disinfection Systems," Presented at Pre-Conference Workshop for Water Quality Technology Conference, 5 November 2000.
  • "Chlorination of Aqueous Solutions Containing Organic-N: Analysis and Detection with the Application of MIMS," presented at Indiana Mass Spec Discussion Group, West Lafayette, IN, 22 March 2000.
  • "UV Process Modelling Based on the Dose Distribution Approach: Application and Scale-Up Issues," presented at UV 2000: A Technical Symposium, Costa Mesa, CA, 28 January 2000.
  • "Dose Distribution Model for UV Disinfection Systems," presented to U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, National Risk Management Research Laboratory, Water Supply and Water Resources Division, Cincinnati, OH, 4 January 2000.
  • "Dose Distribution Model for Ultraviolet Disinfection Systems," presented to Environmental Engineering Group, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim, Norway, 11 November 1999.
  • "Dose Distribution Model for UV Disinfection Systems," presented as part of Electric Power Research Institute Municipal Water and Wastewater Program Meeting, Nashville, Tennessee, 21 October 1999.
  • "Dose Distribution Model for UV Disinfection Systems," presented as part of Electric Power Research Institute Municipal Water and Wastewater Program Meeting, Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA, 27 June 1999.
  • "Analysis and Prediction of Process Performance in UV Disinfection Systems," presented as part of US EPA Workshop on UV Disinfection of Drinking Water, Washington, DC, 28 April 1999.
  • "Modelling Tools for Use in the Design of Ultraviolet Disinfection Systems," presented as part of a pre-conference workshop at WEFTEC, Orlando, FL, 3 October 1998.
  • "Ultraviolet Disinfection," presented as part of Disinfection Pre-Conference Workshop at WEFTEC, Chicago, IL, 18 October 1997.
  • "Modelisation Théorique de la Désinfection UV," Lyonnaise des Eaux, CIRSEE, Le Pecq, FRANCE, 16 Fevrier 1996.
  • "Process Optimization of Ultraviolet Disinfection Systems," Lyonnaise des Eaux, CIRSEE, Le Pecq, France, 18 September 1995.
  • "Fate and Transport of Sediment-Associated Contaminants in Great Lakes Estuaries: DCB in Lake Macatawa," US EPA, Region V and Great Lakes National Program Office, Chicago, IL, 23 June 1995.
  • "Current Research in Process Behavior of Ultraviolet Disinfection Systems," International Training Center, Sponsored by Lyonnaise des Eaux, Indianapolis Water Company, Montgomery-Watson, Indianapolis, IN, 22 March 1995.
  • "Hydraulic Behavior of Ultraviolet Disinfection Systems," Environmental/Hydraulic Engineering Seminar Series, Purdue University, 17 March 1995.
  • "Ultraviolet Disinfection," Clean Water Solutions Conference, Co-sponsored by AWWA Research Foundation, Duke Power, Electrical Power Research Institute, and Water Environment Research Foundation, Charlotte, North Carolina, 9 March 1993.

Recent Research Presentations at National and International Meetings

  • Shen, C.; Blatchley III, E.R.; Robinson, J.P.; Bergstrom, D.E.; Mofidi, A.A. (2005) "Quantification of UV Dose Distributions by Lagrangian Actinometry for UV Reactors Delivering Radiation Other than 254 nm," Water Quality Technology Conference, Quebec, Quebec, Canada, 9 November 2005.
  • Wait, I.W.; Johnston, C.T.; Schwab, A.P.; Blatchley III, E.R. (2005) "The Influence of Oxidation Reduction Potential on Inorganic Fouling of Quartz Surfaces in UV Disinfection Systems," Water Quality Technology Conference, Quebec, Quebec, Canada, 9 November 2005.
  • Pennell, K.G.; Blatchley III, E.R. (2005),Water Quality Technology Conference, Quebec, Quebec, Canada, 8 November 2005.
  • Blatchley III, E.R.; Shen, C.; Naunovic, Z.; Lin, L.; Lyn, D.A.; Robinson, J.P.; Ragheb, K.; Grégori, G.; Bergstrom, D.E.; Fang, S.; Guan, Y.; Jennings, K.; Gunaratna, N. (2005) "Dyed Microspheres for Quantification of UV Dose Distributions: Photochemical Reactor Characterization by Lagrangian Actinometry," presented at Disinfection 2005, Co-sponsored by the Water Environment Federation, the American Water Works Association, and the International Water Association, Mesa, AZ, February 7-9, 2005.
  • Blatchley III, E.R.; Gong, W.; Sears, K.J.; Alleman, J.E.; Rose, J.B.; Huffman, D.E.; Otaki, M.; Lisle, J.T. (2005) "Effects of Wastewater Disinfection on Human Health," presented at Disinfection 2005, Co-sponsored by the Water Environment Federation, the American Water Works Association, and the International Water Association, Mesa, AZ, February 7-9, 2005.
  • Blatchley III, E.R.; Meeusen, A.; Aronson, A.I.; Brewster, L. (2005) "UV or Gamma Radiation for inactivation of Bacillus Spores in Aqueous Suspension and on Surfaces," presented at Disinfection 2005, Co-sponsored by the Water Environment Federation, the American Water Works Association, and the International Water Association, Mesa, AZ, February 7-9, 2005.
  • Wait, I.W.; Johnston, C.T.; Blatchley III, E.R. (2004) "Fouling of Quartz Surfaces in Potable Water Ultraviolet Disinfection Systems: Effect of Phosphate Addition." World Water & Environmental Resources Congress, 2004: Proceedings of the Congress: June 27 - July 1, 2004, Salt Lake City, Utah.
  • C. Shen, S. Fang, D. E. Bergstrom, and E. R. Blatchley III (2005) "Local Actinometry in Characterizing UV Irradiance in UV Systems", Accepted for presentation at 3rd International Congress on Ultraviolet Technologies, Whistler, BC Canada, May 24th-27th, 2005.
  • Naunovic, Z.; Blatchley III, E.R.; Lyn, D.A. (2004) "Process Performance of Ultraviolet Disinfection Systems for Long-Term Space Missions," Presented at International Conference on Environmental Systems (ICES) in Colorado Springs July 2004.
  • Wait, I.W.; Blatchley III, E.R.; Johnston, C.T. (2004) "Fouling of Quartz Surfaces in Potable Water Low Pressure High Output Ultraviolet Disinfection Systems," Presented at World Water & Environmental Resources Congress, American Society of Civil Engineers, June 27 - July 1, 2004, Salt Lake City, Utah.
  • Shen, C.; Fang, S.; Bergstrom, D.E.;. Blatchley III , E.R. (2003) "UV Intensity Field in UV Disinfection Systems by Chemical Actinometer – Stage I", Proceedings, 2nd International Congress on Ultraviolet Technologies, Vienna, Austria, July 9th-11th, 2003.
  • Pennell, K.; Blatchley III, E.R. (2003) "Disinfection for Long-term Space Missions: Preliminary System Design," Presented at International Conference on Environmental Systems (ICES) in Colorado Springs July 2004.
  • Donnermair, M.; Blatchley III, E.R. (2002) "Disinfection Efficacy of Organic Chloramines," presented at International Symposium on Waterborne Pathogens, IWA/AWWA, Cascais/Lisbon, Portugal, 22-25 September 2002.
  • Gong, W.L., Blatchley III, E.R. (2002) "Capillary Flow UV Reactor: Validation And Analysis By Chemical Actinometry And Point Source Summation," presented at 3rd IWA World Congress, 7-12 April 2002, Melbourne, Australia.
  • Lyssandridou, A.A.; Lyn, D.A.; Blatchley III, E.R. (2002) "Numerical Modeling of Process Behavior in Ultraviolet Disinfection Systems," presented at Disinfection 2002, Water Environment Federation, St. Petersburg, FL, 17-20 February 2002.
  • Blatchley III, E.R; Thompson, J.E.; Landis, H.E.; Halaby, T.N. (2000) "Irradiation for Disinfection of Water and Wastewater," presented at Pacifichem, American Chemical Society, Honolulu, HI, 14-19 December 2000.
  • Blatchley III, E.R.; Margetas, D.; Duggirala, R. (2000) "Copper Catalysis in Chloroform Formation," Proceedings, Water Quality Technology Conference, AWWA, Salt Lake City, UT; 8 November 2000.
  • Landis, H.E.; Thompson, J.E.; Robinson, J.P.; Blatchley III, E.R. (2000) "Inactivation Responses of Cryptosporidium parvum to UV Radiation and Gamma Radiation," Proceedings, Water Quality Technology Conference, AWWA, Salt Lake City, UT; 7 November 2000.
  • Blatchley III, E.R., Rose, J.B., Lisle, J.T., Gong, W.-L. (2000) "Effects of Wastewater Disinfection on Human Health," WEFTEC, Anaheim, CA, 14-18 October 2000.
  • Lin, L.-S., Savoye, P., Lyn, D.A., Blatchley III, E.R. (2000) "Numerical and Experimental Characterizations of Dose Distributions in UV Disinfection Systems," WEFTEC, Anaheim, CA, 14-18 October 2000.
  • Blatchley III, E.R., Cole, K.A., Hamilton, D. (1999) "Analysis of Process Performance in Polychromatic UV Disinfection Systems," WEFTEC 2000, Anaheim, CA, 14-18 October 2000.
  • Lazarova, V., Janex, M.L., Savoye, P., Blatchley III, E.R. and Pommepuy, M. (1998) "Advanced Wastewater Disinfection Technologies: State of the Art and Perspectives," Proceedings, 2nd International Conference on Advanced Wastewater Treatment, Recycling, and Reuse, IAWQ, 14-16 September 1998, Milan, Italy, 10 pp.
  • Blatchley III, E.R., Do-Quang, Z., Janex, M.-L. and Laîné, J.-M. (1998) "Process Modelling of Ultraviolet Disinfection," Proceedings, Water Quality International 1998, Book 6, IAWQ 19th Biennial International Conference, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, 21-26 June 1998, pp. 56-63.
  • Janex, M.-L., Savoye, P., Do-Quang, Z., Blatchley III, E. and Laîné, J.-M. (1998) "Impact of Water Quality and Reactor Hydrodynamics on Wastewater Disinfection by UV - Use of CFD Modelling for Performance Optimization," Proceedings, Water Quality International 1998, Book 6, IAWQ 19th Biennial International Conference, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, 21-26 June 1998, pp. 64-71.
  • Thompson, J.E. and Blatchley III, E.R. (1998) "Antimicrobial Effects of Gamma Irradiation for Disinfection of Water and Wastewater," Proceedings, Disinfection '98, WEF Specialty Conference, Baltimore, MD, 19-22 April 1998, pp. 457-466.
  • Hunt, B.A. and Blatchley III, E.R. (1998) "Optimization of Halogen Dose for Biofilm Control," Proceedings, Disinfection ‘98, WEF Specialty Conference, Baltimore, MD, 19-22 April 1998, pp. 99-110.
  • Chiu, K.-P., Lyn, D.A. and Blatchley III, E.R. (1998) "Measurements and Modelling of Microscale Hydrodynamic Behavior in UV Disinfection Systems: Application for Improvement of Process Performance," Proceedings, Disinfection ‘98, WEF Specialty Conference, Baltimore, MD, 19-22 April 1998, pp. 35-46.
  • Blatchley III, E.R., Do-Quang, Z., Savoye, P., Janex, M.-L. and Laîné, J.-M. (1998) "Optimization of Process Performance in Ultraviolet Disinfection Systems," Proceedings, Disinfection ‘98, WEF Specialty Conference, Baltimore, MD, 19-22 April 1998, pp. 25-34.
  • Nyman, M.C., Nyman, A.K., Wood, W.L. and Blatchley III, E.R. (1997) "Fate and Transport of 3,3'-Dichlorobenzidine in a Freshwater Estuary," Proceedings, WEFTEC, Vol. II, Surface Water Quality and Ecology Symposium, Parts 1 and 2, Chicago, IL, 18-22 October 1997, pp. 537-550.
  • Lin, L.-S., Johnston, C.T. and Blatchley III, E.R. (1997) "Mechanisms of Inorganic Fouling at Quartz:Water Interfaces in Ultraviolet Photoreactors," Proceedings, WEFTEC, Volume 1, Chicago, IL, 18-22 October 1997, pp. 277-288.
  • Lin, L.-S., Johnston, C.T. and Blatchley III, E.R. (1997) "Numerical Modelling of Inorganic Fouling at Quartz:Water Interfaces in Ultraviolet (UV) Photoreactors," Proceedings, CSCE/ASCE Joint Conference on Environmental Engineering, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, 22-26 July 1997, pp. 1177-1188.
  • Thompson, J.E. and Blatchley III, E.R. (1997) "Gamma Irradiation for Disinfection of Water and Wastewater," Proceedings, CSCE/ASCE Joint Conference on Environmental Engineering, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, 22-26 July 1997, pp. 715-7267.
  • Chiu, K., Lyn, D.A. and Blatchley III, E.R. (1997) "Hydrodynamic Behavior in Open-Channel UV Systems: Effects on Microbial Inactivation," Proceedings, CSCE/ASCE Joint Conference on Environmental Engineering, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, 22-26 July 1997, pp. 1189-1199.
  • Lyn, D.A., Chiu, K.-P. and Blatchley III, E.R. (1997) "Flow Characteristics in Ultraviolet Disinfection Channels: Evaluation of Numerical Model Predictions," Proceedings, CSCE/ASCE Joint Conference on Environmental Engineering, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, 22-26 July 1997, pp. 1165-1176.
  • Do-Quang, Z., Djebbar, R., Chiu, K. and Blatchley III, E.R. (1997) "Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) Modelling of UV Disinfection Reactor Performances," Proceedings, CSCE/ASCE Joint Conference on Environmental Engineering, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, 22-26 July 1997, pp. 1200-1212.
  • Nyman, M.C., Ferra, J.J., Nyman, A.K., Kenttämaa, H.I. and Blatchley III, E.R. (1997) "Photodegradation of 3,3'-Dichlorobenzidine in the Aqueous Environment," 213th Meeting of the American Chemical Society, Division of Environmental Chemistry, San Francisco, CA, 13-17April 1997, pp. 293-297.
  • Lin, L.-S., Johnston, C.T. and Blatchley III, E.R. (1997) "Inorganic Fouling at Quartz:Water Interfaces in Ultraviolet Photoreactors," 213th Meeting of the American Chemical Society, Division of Environmental Chemistry, San Francisco, CA, 13-17 April 1997, pp. 152-154.
  • Bastian, K.C., Blatchley III, E.R. and Bricka, R.M. (1996) "Chemical Extraction of Heavy Metals from Contaminated Soils," Emerging Technologies in Hazardous Waste Management, VI, (D.W. Tedder and F.G. Pohland, eds.) pp. 121-140.
  • Nyman, M.C., Pérez, J., Nyman, A.K., Blatchley III, E.R. and Kenttämaa, H.I. (1996) "Fate Studies of 3,3'-Dichlorobenzidine in Contaminated Lake Sediment by a Small Low Field FT-ICR MS,” Proceedings, 44th ASMS Conference on Mass Spectrometry and Applied Topics, Portland, OR, 12-16 May 1996, pp. 1140-1141.
  • Margevicius, A., Adriaans, J.C., Nielsen, B.L. and Blatchley III, E.R. (1996) "The Indianapolis Case Study: A Comparison of Ultraviolet Radiation, Ozonation and Hypochlorination/Dechlorination," in Proceedings, WEF Specialty Conference: Disinfecting Wastewater for Discharge and Reuse, Portland, OR, 17-20 March 1996, pp. 4-15 to 4-22.
  • Duggirala, R.K. and Blatchley III, E.R. (1995) "Effect of Copper on THM Formation During Chlorination," preprints of papers presented at the 210th ACS National Meeting, Environmental Chemistry Division, Chicago, IL, 20-24 August 1995, pp 741-744.
  • Blatchley III, E.R. and Hunt, B.A. (1994) "Bioassay for Full-Scale UV Disinfection Systems," Water Quality International '94: Conference Preprint Book 4, IAWQ 17th Biennial International Conference, Budapest, Hungary, 24-29 July 1994, pp. 181-190.
  • Blatchley III, E.R., Bastian, K.C., Duggirala, R., Hunt, B.A., Alleman, J.E., Wood, W.L., Moore, M., Anderson, B.L., Gasvoda, M. and Schuerch, P. (1993) "Large-Scale Pilot Investigation of Ultraviolet Disinfection," Proceedings, WEF Specialty Conference: Planning, Design, and Operation of Effluent Disinfection Systems, Whippany, NJ, 23-25 May 1993, pp. 417-432.
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