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Paul Westerhoff, Ph.D., PE


Dr. Paul Westerhoff is a Professor in School of Sustainable Engineering and The Built Environment, and member of the Civil, Environmental and Sustainable Engineering faculty, at Arizona State University (ASU) and Associate Dean for Research in the Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering. Westerhoff has garnered wide recognition for his work related to treatment and occurrence of emerging contaminants in water (trace organics, disinfection by-products, nanomaterials and others), and has been active in multidisciplinary research. He has over 100 peer reviewed journal article publications and has been involved in over 250 conference presentations. He currently is a member of the USEPA Science Advisory Board – environmental engineering committee, Water Research Foundation Expert Panel on Endocrine Disruptors, Pharmaceuticals and Personal Care Products, Vice Chair of the WateReuse Foundation Research Advisory Board, and the Water Research Foundation/AWWARF Public Council. Westerhoff has received several research awards including the 2005 ASCE Walter L. Huber Research Award and the 2006 WEF Paul L. Busch Award.