Nanotechnology for Environmental Cleanup and Pollution Control - November 3, 2009

The Groundwater Resources Association of California (GRA) is offering the symposium "Nanotechnology for Environmental Cleanup and Pollution Control" on November 3, 2009, in Burlingame, California. The Symposium is a forum for leading nanotechnology researchers, practitioners, and policy and regulatory experts to share and express the latest research findings, case studies, and regulatory issues of nanotechnology. The focus of the Symposium will be on the application of nanotechnology for groundwater remediation, surface water treatment, and pollution control.

Sessions will include the following:

  • Nanotechnology for Groundwater Remediation
  • Nanotechnology for Surface Water Treatment and Pollution Control
  • Delivery/Application Methods of Nanomaterials for Water Treatment
  • Regulatory Issues with Nanomaterials and Nanotechnology
  • Case Studies

Confirmed speakers include:

  • Martha Otto, Environmental Engineer in the U.S. EPA's Technology Innovation and Field Services Division
  • Wei-xian Zhang, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Lehigh University
  • Paul G. Tratnyek, Ph.D., Professor in the Division of Environmental and Biomolecular Systems, Oregon Health & Science University
  • David L. Sedlak, Ph.D., Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering, UC Berkeley
  • Dongye (Don) Zhao, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Environmental Engineering, Auburn University
  • David M. Cwiertny, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Chemical and Environmental Engineering, UC Riverside
  • Denis M. O’Carroll, Ph.D. Assistant Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Western Ontario
  • Todd H. Rees, Ph.D., Principal Engineer, Golder Associates

The program agenda and registration is available now.