Dennis B George, P.E.
Expertise in natural and engineered systems for control of contaminants in the environment
- Ph.D., Environmental Systems Engineering, Clemson University (1976)
- M.S., Civil Engineering, New Mexico State University (1971)
- B.S., Civil Engineering, New Mexico State University (1970)
Dr. George's Research Specialty Areas
- Design and evaluation of natural systems to treat wastewater
- Evaluation of toxicity and disposal of water and wastewater treatment plant residuals
- Control of disinfection by-products
- Photochemical oxidation of organic compounds
- Holistic approaches to watershed analysis
- Impact of environmental contamination on disadvantaged social economic communities
- Transport and fate of contaminants in watersheds
Current or Recent Research Projects
A Comparative Study of the Historical and Present Ecological State of the Emory River Watershed (with S.B. Cook and Y.R. Clark). Funded by the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, the Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation, and the Tennessee Valley Authority.
Determination of a Water Quality Marker Reflecting System Effectiveness of the Sewanee Utility Districts Land Application System (with M.J.M. Wells). Funded by the Sewanee Utility District.
Nutrient and Biological Assessment of Jones Creek, Dickson County, TN (with S.B. Cook). Funded by the Water Authority of Dickson County.
Pigeon Roost Creek Watershed Restoration Project: Long-Range Comprehensive Plan (with G.K. Stearman, V.S. Neary and Y.R. Clark). Funded by the Tennessee Department of Agriculture—Nonpoint Source Program.
Protocol for Determination of Maximum Safe Loading Rate Increase During Anaerobic Digester Start-up with Waste Activated Sludge. Funded by Earth Tech.