Office: ECJ 8.202
Phone: (512) 471-4595
Fax: (512) 471-0592
UT Mail: C1786
The University of Texas at Austin
Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering Department-EWRE
301 E. Dean Keeton St. Stop C1786
Austin, TX 78712-1173
Area(s) of Expertise:
Environmental and Water Resources Engineering
Ph.D., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Environmental Engineering, 1980
M.S., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Environmental Engineering, 1975
B.S., University of Notre Dame, Civil Engineering, 1968
Particles in water and wastewater treatment processes; mathematical modeling of treatment processes; physical-chemical treatment; drinking and industrial process water treatment
Nason, J.A., and Lawler, D.F., "Particle Size Distribution Dynamics During Precipitative Softening: Declining Solution Composition," Water Research, 43, 2, 303-312, February, 2009.
Greenlee, L.F., Lawler, D.F., Freeman, B.D., Marrot, B., and Moulin, P., "Reverse Osmosis Desalination: Water Sources, Technology, and Today’s Challenges," Water Research, 43, 9, 2317-2348, May, 2009.
Nason, J.A., and Lawler, D.F., "Modeling Particle Size Distribution Dynamics During Precipitative Softening," Journal of Environmental Engineering, ASCE, 136, 1, 12-21, January, 2010.
Greenlee, L.F., Testa, F., Lawler, D.F., Freeman, B.D., and Moulin, P., "Effect of antiscalants on precipitation of an RO concentrate: Metals precipitated and particle characteristics for several water compositions," Water Research, 44, 8, 2672 – 2684, April 2010.
Lawler, D.F., "Hydraulic Characteristics of Water Treatment Reactors and Their Effects on Treatment Efficiency," Chapter Four in the 6th edition of Water Quality and Treatment, to be published by AWWA in November, 2010.