Tania Datta, Ph.D.


Tania  Datta, Ph.D.


Associate Professor, Environmental Engineering


Civil and Environmental Engineering

Email Address:


(931) 372-3446


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Research Areas and Interests

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

Educational Background

  • University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA Dec 2006 – May 2010 Degree: Doctorate of Philosophy Major: Civil and Environmental Engineering Thesis Title: Evaluation of feasibility, sustenance and microbial ecology of enhanced biological phosphorus removal in aerated-anoxic activated sludge systems.
  • University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA Aug 2004 – Dec 2006 Degree: Masters of Engineering Major: Civil and Environmental Engineering
  • R.V College of Engineering, Bangalore, India Oct 1998 – Apr 2002 Degree: Bachelor of Engineering Major: Chemical Engineering