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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.


Chibby A. Alloway, Chairman

With over 30 years of experience in the water, wastewater, and biosolids treatment industries, Mr. Alloway has a proven track record of successful technology development. Mr. Alloway served as Vice President of Engineering and Technology at Synagro Technologies where he was responsible for all technical aspects of Synagro’s facilities and services business groups. As Executive Vice President and CTO at Veolia Water North America, Mr. Alloway was responsible for enhancing the value of technical services to both municipal and industrial clients. He also developed and directed a technical services group comprised of engineers and academic specialists in all areas of water, wastewater, and biosolids management. Mr. Alloway was involved in the development of U.S. Filter Corporation, Metcalf & Eddy Services, and Wheelabrator Technologies. His experience in the water, wastewater and organic waste industries includes biological treatment, filtration, biosolids management, food waste management, and yard waste management.


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.