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Co-Principal Investigator

Dr. R. Scott Summers is a professor of environmental engineering at the University of Colorado and has 30 years of experience including at the University of Cincinnati and the USEPA national research lab. His areas of expertise are adsorption and biological treatment technologies as applied to natural organic matter, disinfection by-products, trace organic contaminants and taste & odor. Dr. Summers has served as a principal technical consultant to US EPA's regulatory development and review process. For the last 10 years he has researched water treatment technologies for developing communities including ceramic water filters, slow sand filters and biochar.