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Kaya,  Devrim

Kaya, Devrim

Faculty Specialist
Civil and Environmental Engineering
1173 Glenn L. Martin Hall
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EDUCATION

  • Ph.D., Dept. of Environmental Engineering, Middle East Technical University, 2012

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS

  • American Society of Microbiology
  • Association of Environmental Engineering & Science Professors 
  • The International Water Association

 

  • Transformation/degradation/fate of organic contaminants (especially PCBs and chlorinated solvents) in the environment
  • Bioremediation applications in both natural and engineered systems
  • Application and development of molecular biological tools in bioremediation
  • Application of environmental omic technologies to solve environmental problems
  • Energy production from anaerobic conversion of organic wastes

 

 


ENCE 652-Microbiological Principles of Environmental Engineering, University of Maryland, College Park, MD, USA (Fall 2018)

CEE-Led Research Featured in ES&E Magazine

It's among the first to examine how the buildup of metals in a treatment system affects microbial activity.

UMD Awarded $1.4 Million to Design New Treatment for PCBs, Heavy Metals in Stormwater

The three-year project aims to improve water quality in critical waterways like the Chesapeake Bay and Puget Sound.