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Donald Mavinic

Department of Civil Engineering, Faculty of Applied Science

Name: Donald Mavinic
Title: Professor and Associate Head (Research and Faculty Relations), Group Leader Pollution Control and Waste Management, Environmental Engineering, Editor - Canadian Journal of Civil Engineering, Co-editor - Environmental Engineering and Science
Degrees: Ph.D, P.Eng., FCSCE, B.Sc 1969 Civil Engineering, University of Windsor
Office: CEME - Room 2004B
Phone: (604) 822-4752
Fax: (604) 822-6901
Email: dsm@civil.ubc.ca

Research Interests

  • Landfill leachate management
  • Biological waste treatment processes
  • Wastewater residuals treatment
  • Nitrification and denitrification processes
  • Phosphorus removal and recovery
  • Diffused aeration studies
  • Drinking water pipe corrosion studies
  • Disinfection by-products in drinking water

Current Research

  • Biological waste treatment processes -nitrogen removal
  • Unit operations and processes in environmental engineering
  • Basic concepts in water treatment and waste management (both liquid and solid waste)
  • Environmental impact problems in civil engineering design and construction
  • Phosphorus recovery and recycle


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