Research Interests

Dr. Narbaitz’s main area of research is physicochemical processes for the treatment of water and wastewater.  Specific interests include:

Activated carbon adsorption

-  Electrochemical regeneration of granular activated carbon (GAC)

-  Competitive adsorption (evaluation & modelling)

-  Cost optimization of GAC systems

Membrane separation processes

-  Development of new membrane materials

-  Dissolved air flotation as a pretreatment process for membrane filtration

Solid waste management

-  Bioreactor Landfills and Leachate treatment

-  Cost optimization