Kartik Chandran

Associate Professor
Office:
1045A S.W. Mudd
Phone: (212) 854-9027
Email: kc2288@columbia.edu
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Research Areas:

Environmental microbiology and biotechnology, re-engineering the global nitrogen cycle, sustainable sanitation, public health microbiology, water and wastewater treatment, bioenergetics (including biofuels), biorefining

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PROFESSIONAL AND RESEARCH POSITIONS
Columbia University in the City of New York, (September 2005 – to date) Assistant Professor, Henry Krumb School of Mines, Department of Earth and Environmental Engineering

Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, (June 2004 – August 2005) Research Associate Via Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering

Metcalf and Eddy of New York, Inc. (September 2001 – May 2004) Senior Technical Specialist, Chief Engineer’s Research Group

The University of Connecticut, (March 1999 – August 2001) Post-Doctoral Research Fellow Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering

The University of Connecticut, (August 1995 – February 1999) Graduate Research Assistant Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering


EDUCATION
Ph. D. University of Connecticut, Environmental Engineering, 1999
Advisor: Dr. Barth F. Smets
Dissertation Title: Biokinetic Characterization of Ammonium and Nitrite Oxidation by a Mixed
Nitrifying Culture using Extant Respirometry

B. S. (Honors) Indian Institute of Technology (formerly University of Roorkee), Roorkee,
Chemical Engineering, 1995


HONORS AND AWARDS
• Water Environment Research Foundation Paul L. Busch Award (2010)
• AEESP accompanying keynote lecture at WEFTEC, New Orleans, LA (2010)
• Nominated to the Board of Trustees, Water Environment Federation (2010)


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