Faculty/Staff Profile

Tania Datta, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Highest Degree University: University of Utah
PO Box: 5033
(931) 372-3446

Dr. Datta is a newly appointed faculty member in the Center for Management, Utilization & Protection of Water Resources and an Assistant Professor in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering. Her research interests include:

  • Biological Wastewater Treatment Design
  • Environmental Microbiology
  • Bioenergy Production through Anaerobic Processes
  • Resource Recovery from Organic Waste Streams
  • Role of Microorganisms in Natural Aquatic Ecosystems
  • Developing Low-Cost Technologies for Water and Sanitation in Developing Countries

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Education

 

Ph.D., University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA 2010

M.E., University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA 2006

B.E., R.V College of Engineering, Bangalore, India 2002

 

Selected Publications

 

G. T. Daigger, T. Datta, H. D. Stensel, D. Whitlock and J. Mackey (2013). “Evaluating the Role of Point Source Discharges Informs Statewide Nutrient Control Policy.” Submitted to Water Environment Research.

 

S. M. Kotay, T. Datta, J. Choi and R. Goel (2011). “Biocontrol of biomass bulking caused by Haliscomenobacter hydrossis using a newly isolated lytic bacteriophages.” Water Research, 45 (2): 694-704.

 

T. Datta, L. Racz, S. M. Kotay and R. Goel (2011). “Seasonal variations of nitrifying community in trickling filter-solids contact (TF/SC) activated sludge systems.” Bioresource Technology, 102 (3): 2272 -2279.

 

L. Racz, T. Datta, and R. Goel (2010). “Organic carbon effect on nitrifying bacteria in a mixed culture.” Water Science and Technology, 61 (11): 2951-2956.

 

L. Racz, T. Datta, and R. Goel (2010). “Effect of organic carbon on ammonia oxidizing bacteria in a mixed culture.” Bioresource Technology, 101 (16): 6454-6460.

 

T. Datta, and R. Goel (2010). “Evidence and Long Term Feasibility of Enhanced Biological Phosphorus Removal in Oxidation Ditch type of Aerated-anoxic Activated Sludge Systems.” ASCE Journal of Environmental Engineering, 136 (11): 1237 - 1247.

 

T. Datta, Y. Liu, and R. Goel (2009). “Evaluation of simultaneous nutrient removal and sludge reduction in using laboratory scale sequencing batch reactors.” Chemosphere, 76, 697-705.

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