Ernest R. Blatchley III, Ph.D., P.E., BCEE, F.ASCE

Lee A. Rieth Professor in Environmental Engineering

Purdue University
Lyles School of Civil Engineering
550 Stadium Mall Drive
West Lafayette, IN 47907-2051

Office: HAMP 2129
Phone: (765) 494-0316

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Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley, 1988
M.S., University of California, Berkeley, 1983
B.S., Purdue University, 1981

Research Summary
Physico/chemical processes of environmental engineering. Emphasis is on processes that relate to water quality, especially those that involve UV radiation, chlorine, or both. Current research foci include disinfection processes for water, UV-based advanced oxidation processes, and swimming pool chemistry