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George Tchobanoglous, Ph.D.

Dr. George Tchobanoglous is Professor Emeritus in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at the University of California, Davis. His research interests are in the areas of wastewater treatment and water reuse, small and decentralized wastewater management systems.  He has authored or co-authored over 600 technical publications including 23 textbooks and 8 reference works. He has given more than 625 technical presentations, both in the United States and abroad. He is a Past President of the Association of Environmental Engineers and Science Professors.  Among his many honors, in 2003 he received the Clarke Prize from the National Water Research Institute. In 2004, he was also inducted into the National Academy of Engineering.  In 2005, he was awarded an honorary Doctor of Engineering from the Colorado School of Mines.  In 2007, he received the Frederick George Pohland Medal awarded by AAEE and AEESP. In 2019 he was made a corresponding member of the Academy of Athens and was elected to membership in the European Academy of Sciences and Arts. His degrees include a B.S. degree in civil engineering from the University of the Pacific, an M.S. degree in sanitary engineering from the University of California at Berkeley, and a Ph.D. in environmental engineering from Stanford University.