Science Advisory Board
BCR Environmental has recruited a world-class Science Advisory Board to advise and guide the company on technology development, industry trends, and regulatory compliance. The board is comprised of world-renowned water and residuals treatment specialists.
Paul M. Crawford, P. Eng., Chairman
With over 40 years of experience in the water, wastewater, and biosolids treatment industries, Mr. Crawford has a proven track record of successful technology development. Mr. Crawford served as Senior Technical Support Engineer at FilterBoxx Packaged Water Solutions, Inc. where he adapted an existing biological wastewater treatment design program to meet the needs of the very small systems required for mining and oil/gas camps. Using that tool developed the fundamental design for a new class of standard systems to meet market needs for an optimum shippable plant. He also provided preliminary wastewater treatment designs and technical support for troubleshooting a wide variety of process related biological treatment issues for all company projects.
Dr. James Edward Smith
Dr. Smith is a Senior Environmental Engineer and retired Chairman of the U.S. EPA’s Pathogen Equivalency Committee. He has published over 130 papers in the areas of residuals management, water and wastewater treatment, and hazardous waste management.
Dr. Jan A. Oleszkiewicz
Dr. Oleszkiewicz is Professor of Environmental Engineering at the University of Manitoba. He specializes in biological nutrient removal (BNR) in wastewater and biosolids treatment. Dr. Oleszkiewicz has over 30 years of international experience in advanced nutrient removal from municipal and industrial wastewater.
Dr. Suresh Pillai
Dr. Pillai is Professor & TAES Faculty Fellow at Texas A&M University and the Director of the National Center for Electron Beam Food Research. His current research focuses on bacterial quorum sensing and the ecology of microbial pathogens as it relates to pathogen transport in groundwater, surface water, and foods.
Dr. Mark Laquidara
Dr. Laquidara possesses over 35 years of experience in wastewater and biosolids/energy recovery. His expertise covers plant engineering, process design and optimization, day-to-day plant operations, and troubleshooting. He has extensive experience solving plant compliance issues and optimizing processes through engineering investigations both through operations and capital improvements.