John Crittenden


Research Interests:

  • Pollution Prevention
  • Physical Chemical Treatment Processes (Ion Exchange, Oxidation Processes, Catalytic Oxidation, Photocatalytic Oxidation, Electrocatalysis, Adsorption, Electro-Adsorption, Air Stripping)
  • Transport of Organics in Saturated and Unsaturated Groundwater
  • Modeling of Fixed-Bed Reactors and Adsorbers (Photocatalysis, Low Temperature Catalysis in Aqueous and Gas Phases, Transport of Organics in Saturated and Unsaturated Groundwater)
  • Sol-Gel Chemistry for Preparation of Zeolites and Catalysts
  • Surface Chemistry and Thermodynamics (Prediction of Adsorption Capacities and Surface Catalyzed Rate Constants)
  • Mass Transfer
  • Numerical Methods
  • Modeling of Wastewater and Water Treatment Processes


B.S.E. 1971, University of Michigan
M.S.E. 1972, University of Michigan
Ph.D. 1976, University of Michigan