Professor of Civil Engineering

Sponsored Research

  • 1989-1990, Great Lakes Chemical Corp., Evaluation of Hypohalous Acid Volatility, Blatchley (100%), 1990-1991, Amoco Foundation, Gift Funds used for Purchase of Analytical Equipment, Blatchley (50%) with Alleman.
  • 1990-1992, Atlas Chem- Milling Div., Selective Removal of Non-Ferrous Metals, Blatchley (100%), $47,000, $47,000
  • 1991-1992, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Municipal Water Pollution Prevention Program Software Development, Blatchley (100%), $36,000, $36,000
  • 1991-1992, City of West Lafayette ($21,000) Katadyn Systems, Inc. ($80,000), Large-Scale Pilot Testing of Ultraviolet Disinfection, Blatchley (90%) with Alleman, $101,000, $90,900
  • 1991-1992, U.S. Geological Survey, Pollutant Transport due to High Energy Events, Blatchley (50%) with Wood, $19,000, $9,500
  • 1991-1992, PRF, Trihalomethane Formation in Halogen Disinfection, Blatchley (100%), $19,350, $19,350
  • 1991-1994, Great Lakes Protection Fund , Contaminant Transport and Bioavailability in the Great Lakes, Blatchley (40%) with Wood and Spacie, $209,570, $83,828
  • 1992-1994, Petroleum Environmental Research Forum, Optimization of Halogen-Based Antimicrobial Processes, Blatchley (100%), $120,000, $120,000
  • 1992-1993 , Georgetown (KY) Municipal Water and Sewer Service, Alternatives for Minimization of Effluent Toxicity , Blatchley (100%) , $42,225 , $42,225
  • 1992-1993, U.S. Geological Survey, Energetics of Storm Induced Contaminated Sediment Transport, Blatchley (20%) with Wood, $10,000, $2,000
  • 1992-1993, RainSoft Corporation, Application of MnO2 for Water Treatment, Blatchley (100%), $80,000, $80,000
  • 1993, PRF, Laboratory Evaluation of Hydrodynamic Behavior in Ultraviolet Disinfection, Blatchley (100%), $5,000, $5,000
  • 1993-1995, PRF, Hydrodynamic Behavior in Ultraviolet Disinfection Systems, Blatchley (100%), $19,200, $19,200
  • 1993-1995, Stranco, Gift of Control Hardware for Investigation of Disinfection By-Product Formation, Blatchley (100%), $5,000, $5,000
  • 1994-1996, Dow Chemical, Viral and Bacterial Inactivation in Wastewater Disinfection, Blatchley (100%), $184,332, $184,332
  • 1994-1997, Severn-Trent Ltd., Inorganic Fouling of Quartz Surfaces in Ultraviolet Disinfection Systems, Blatchley (100%), $180,538, $180,538
  • 1995, White River Environmental Partnership, Chronic Toxicity Induced by Alternative Disinfection Processes, Blatchley (60%) with Alleman, $44,374, $26,624
  • 1995-1997, PRF, Fate and Transport of Sediment-Associated Contaminants in Great Lakes Estuaries, Blatchley (100%), $20,400, $20,400
  • 1995-1996, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, WES, Kinetics of Heavy Metal Extraction from Contaminated Soils, Blatchley (50%) with Johnston, $21,000, $10,500
  • 1996, Dow Chemical, U.S.A., Field Testing of DBNPA/Chlorine, Blatchley (100%), $7,000, $7,000
  • 1996-1997, Lyonnaise des Eaux, Experimental Characterization of Hydrodynamic Behavior in a Vertical UV Disinfection System, Blatchley (50%) with Lyn, $26,979, $13,490
  • 1997-1998, NSF, Gamma Irradiation for Disinfection of Water and Wastewater, Blatchley (80%) with Clikeman and Robinson, $96,424, $77,139
  • 1997-1999, PRF, Speciation of Active Chlorine Compounds in Aqueous Solutions, Blatchley (100%), $23,500, $23,500
  • 1999-2000, Lyonnaise des Eaux, Experimental Measurement of Dose Distribution in Photochemical Reactors, Blatchley (100%), $72,018, $72,018
  • 1999-2001, PRF, Dynamic Behavior in Membrane-Based Photocatalytic Reactors, Blatchley (100%), $23,332, $23,332
  • 1999-2002, Water Environment Research Foundation, Effects of Wastewater Disinfection on Human Health, Blatchley (40%) w/ Rose and Lisle, $300,000, $119,351
  • 2000-2004, Water Environment Research Foundation, Numerical and Experimental Characterizations of Dose Distributions in UV Disinfection Systems, Blatchley (75%) w/ Lyn, $199,764, $150,317
  • 2000-2002, Showalter Trust, Experimental Methods for Characterization of Ultraviolet Reactors, Blatchley (37%) w/ Bergstrom, Robinson, $100,000, $37,000
  • 2000-2002, US EPA, Wavelength-Dependence in UV Dose-Response Behavior Among Waterborne Microorganisms, Blatchley (80%) w/ Banks and Alleman, $55,776, $44,621
  • 2000-2002, Office of Naval Research, Construction and Evaluation of a New MIMS-CIT System for On-Line Wastewater Monitoring, RG Cooks w/ Blatchley (20%), $170,000, $35,668
  • 2002-2003, NSF, Inactivation of Biological Warfare Agents by Physical Disinfectants, Blatchley (70%) w/ Aronson, $95,419, $95,419
  • 2003-2008, NASA, NSCORT: Center of Excellence in Advanced Life Support, Mitchell w/ many others, $10,000,000, $500,000
  • 2002-2005, US EPA, Fouling of Quartz Surfaces in Potable Water Ultraviolet Disinfection Systems, Blatchley w/ Johnston, Moran, and Cairns, $375,000, $250,000
  • 2004-2007, Metropolitan Water District of Southern California, Demonstration-Scale Evaluation of Dyed Microspheres for Quantification of Dose Delivery in Ultraviolet Disinfection Systems, Blatchley w/ Bergstrom and Robinson, $200,179, $90,000
  • 2006-2008, American Water Works Association Research Foundation, Challenge Organisms for Inactivation of Viruses by Ultraviolet Treatment, Blatchley (subcontract to Metropolitan Water District of Southern California), $834,180, $150,978
  • 2006-2007, DuPont Experimental Station, Water Treatment by Combined Application of Chlorine, Monopersulfate, and UV Radiation, Blatchley, $92,559, $92,559

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