CERM Keynote Presentation
Friday, June 23, 2023
Plaza Ballroom, 11:00 AM
Dr. Timothy Dittrich is currently an Assistant Professor in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at Wayne State University in Detroit, MI and co-director of the Rare-earths from U.S. Extractions (REUSE) Center. His research interests are in the areas of applied surface chemistry, contaminant geochemistry, resource recovery from waste products, nuclear waste disposal risk assessment, and hazardous waste treatment technology. Dr. Dittrich was a staff scientist at Los Alamos National Laboratory with the Actinide Chemistry and Repository Science Program (ACRSP) before joining the Wayne State University faculty. Dr. Dittrich received his B.S. in biological systems engineering from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, M.S. in biological and environmental engineering from Cornell University, and Ph.D. in civil and environmental engineering from the University of Colorado-Boulder and was also a postdoctoral scholar at Los Alamos National Laboratory in Los Alamos, NM.
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