The Nitrogen Challenge: New Microbial Players, Processes, and Paradigms in the Quest for Sustainable Nutrient Pollution Prevention

Seminar Details
Friday, February 16, 2018 - 3:00pm to 4:00pm


George Wells, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering
Northwestern University, Evanston, IL


1670 Beyster

Prof. Wells’ work is on novel bioprocesses for low energy or energy positive N removal from wastewater. His group is exploring to leverage new understanding of metabolic versatility of polyphosphate accumulating organisms to combine with P removal and recovery as a  fertilizer.