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Dr. Pedro Alvarez

Professor
Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
Rice University
United States of America

Biography

Dr. Pedro J. J. Alvarez is the George R. Brown Professor of Engineering and Director of the Nanosystems Engineering Research Center on Nanotechnology-Enabled Water Treatment (NEWT) in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at Rice University. He previously taught at the University of Iowa, where he also served as Associate Director for the Center for Biocatalysis and Bioprocessing and as Honorary Consul for Nicaragua. Dr. Alvarez received the B. Eng. Degree in Civil Engineering from McGill University and MS and Ph.D. degrees in Environmental Engineering from the University of Michigan.

Research Interest

Environmental sustainability, bioremediation, microbial-plant interactions

Publications

  • Kalogerakis N, Psillakis E, Alvarez PJJ (2005) Recent advances in bioremediation: A special issue. Environ Int 31: 147-312.

  • Alvarez PJJ, Guevara E (2003) Biorremediación atenuación natural de acuíferos contaminados por sustancias químicas peligrosas. Consejo del Desarrollo Científico y Humanístico, Universidad de Carabobo, Valencia, Venezuela.

  • Kalogerakis N, Psillakis E, Alvarez PJJ (2005) Recent advances in bioremediation: A special issue. Environ Int 31: 147-312.

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