Imperial College London

Emeritus ProfessorNigelGraham

Faculty of EngineeringDepartment of Civil and Environmental Engineering

Emeritus Professor in Civil and Environmental Engineering



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Professor Nigel J.D. Graham is Professor of Environmental Engineering and previously Head of the Environmental and Water Resource Engineering Section. He has research interests in the field of Unit Processes for Water and Wastewater Treatment, and Water Supply Engineering. He has degrees from the University of Cambridge (BA, MA, ScD) and Imperial College London (MSc, DIC, PhD) and is a Chartered Engineer with corporate membership of the Institution of Civil Engineers (FICE), the Institution of Chemical Engineers (FIChemE) and the Chartered Institution of Water and Environmental Management (FCIWEM). He is an elected Fellow of the International Water Association, and was a co-recipient of the Institution of Civil Engineers Telford Gold Medal in 2010.

Professor Graham is a former Course Director of the MSc Course in Environmental Engineering and during 2010-12 he was advisor to the Faculty of Engineering on Environment and Water research. Professor Graham is an Honorary Professor at The Hong Kong Polytechnic University and holds a visiting Professorship at the Harbin Institute of Technology, China. Since 1990 he has served as Associate Editor of Ozone: Science and Engineering, the peer-review journal of the International Ozone Association.



McBeath ST, Serrano Mora A, Asadi Zeidabadi F, et al., 2021, Progress and prospect of anodic oxidation for the remediation of perfluoroalkyl and polyfluoroalkyl substances in water and wastewater using diamond electrodes, Current Opinion in Electrochemistry, Vol:30, ISSN:2451-9103

Hu M, Zhao L, Yu N, et al., 2021, Application of ultra-low concentrations of moderately-hydrophobic chitosan for ultrafiltration membrane fouling mitigation, Journal of Membrane Science, Vol:635, ISSN:0376-7388

Larasati A, Fowler GD, Graham NJD, 2021, Extending granular activated carbon (GAC) bed life: A column study of in-situ chemical regeneration of pesticide loaded activated carbon for water treatment., Chemosphere, Vol:286, ISSN:0045-6535, Pages:1-10

McBeath ST, Graham NJD, 2021, Degradation of perfluorooctane sulfonate via in situ electro-generated ferrate and permanganate oxidants in NOM-rich source waters, Environmental Science: Water Research & Technology, Vol:7, ISSN:2053-1400, Pages:1778-13

Larasati A, Fowler GD, Graham NJD, 2021, Insights into chemical regeneration of activated carbon for water treatment, Journal of Environmental Chemical Engineering, Vol:9, ISSN:2213-3437

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