The University of Texas at Austin
Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering Department-EWRE
301 E. Dean Keeton St. STOP C1786
Austin, TX 78712
Area(s) of Expertise:
Environmental and Water Resources Engineering
Ph.D., Environmental Engineering, University of North Carolina, 1985
M.S.E.E., Environmental Engineering, University of North Carolina, 1979
B.S.C.E., Civil Engineering, Union College, 1976
Treatment processes for hazardous organic chemicals including biodegradation and adsorption; drinking water treatment; computer models of treatment processes
Russell, C.G., Lawler, D.F., Speitel, G.E. Jr., and Katz, L.E. "Effect of Softening Precipitate Composition and Surface Characteristics on Natural Organic Matter Adsorption," Environmental Science and Technology, 43(20): 7873-7842, 2009.
Pope, P.G. and Speitel, G.E. Jr. "Reactivity of Bromine-Substituted Haloamines in Forming Haloacetic Acids," in Disinfection By-Products in Drinking Water: Occurrence, Formation, Health Effects and Control, T. Karanfil, S.W. Krasner, P. Westerhoff, Y. Xie (eds.), ACS Symposium Series, 995, American Chemical Society, Washington, DC, 2008.
Fairey, J.L., Katz, L.E., and Speitel, G.E. Jr. "Monochloramine Destruction with Granular Activated Carbon in Drinking Water Filters," Journal American Water Works Association, 99(7): 110-120, 2007.
Wahman, D.W., Katz, L.E., and Speitel, G.E. Jr. "Modeling of Trihalomethane Cometabolism in Nitrifying Biofilters," Water Research, 41(2): 449-457, 2006.
Pope, P.G., Speitel, G.E., Jr., and Collins, M.R. "DXAA Formation Kinetics during Chloramination," Journal American Water Works Association, 98 (11): 107-120, 2006.