Brent Sleep Professor and Department Chair, Civil & Mineral Engineering

Professor Sleep’s research interests are in the area of innovative methods for remediation of soil and groundwater contamination, with a focus on organic contaminants. His research group conducts laboratory and computer modelling studies of bioremediation, thermal remediation, and the applications of chemical oxidants and nanoscale zero-valent iron for subsurface remediation. His group is also investigating the transport of pathogens in fractured rock aquifers.

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