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Affiliated Department or Office
Civil & Environmental Engineering
BS Mechanical Engineering University of Connecticut
MS Environmental Engineering University of Connecticut
PhD Chemical Engineering University of Connecticut

John Bergendahl is an associate professor in the Department of Civil Environmental Engineering at WPI. John has six years’ experience as a practicing engineer in industry, and holds a BS in mechanical engineering, an MS in environmental engineering, and a PhD in chemical engineering from the University of Connecticut. He conducted postdoctoral research in the Environmental and Water Resources Engineering Program at the University of Texas in Austin. His current research interests focus on increasing our knowledge of physical and chemical processes for enabling sustainable design of engineered systems.

Scholarly Work

Batch Leaching Tests: Colloid Release and PAH Leachability 2005

Toward a Broader Technical Education for Engineers 2005

Adsorption of Methyl Tertiary Butyl Ether on Hydrophobic Molecular Sieves 2004

Fenton's Oxidation of MTBE with Zero-Valent Iron 2004

Pilot-Scale Fenton's Oxidation of Organic Contaminants in Groundwater using Autochthonous Iron 2003

Prediction of Colloid Detachment in a Model Porous Media: Hydrodynamics 2000