"This book is intended for people who want an overview of the biological treatment of water, wastewater, and hazardous waste. This volume examines conventional biological treatment processes, including activated sludge system, aerated lagoons, waste stabilization ponds, trickling filters, rotating biological contactors, packed beds, land farming, and anaerobic digestion. The volume also discusses variations of these treatment methods and recent research- The Hazardous Waste Consultant.
About the Author
Nicholas P. Cheremisinoff heads the Industrial Waste Management Program to eastern Ukraine under the United States Agency for International Development. He has nearly twenty years of industry and applied research experience in polymers, petrochemicals, and environmental and energy management in the heavy manufacturing and processing industries. Among his experience includes nearly thirteen years as product development manager and specialist for Exxon Chemical Company's elastomers product lines, and he actively provides consulting for private industry in the polymer technology areas. He has contributed extensively to the industrial press by having authored, co-authored or edited over 100 reference books and numerous articles. Dr. Cheremisinoff received his B.S., M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in chemical engineering from Clarkson College of Technology, Potsdam, New York.