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Onita Basu

Professor in Environmental Engineering

Degrees:B.A.Sc., M.A.Sc. (British Columbia), Ph.D. (Waterloo), P.Eng.
Phone:613-520-2600 x 2231
Email:onita.basu@carleton.ca
Office:2366 (Mackenzie)
Website:See my personal website

Prof. Basu’s mailbox is located in room 3432 C.J. Mackenzie Building, Carleton University, 1125 Colonel By Drive, Ottawa, ON K1S 5B6 Canada

Teaching Assignment 2021-2022

  • ENVE 3001 Water Treatment Principles and Design
  • ENVE 4918 Design Project

Previous Teaching Assignments

  • CIVE 4407 Municipal Engineering
  • CIVE 4907 Engineering Project
  • CIVE/ENVE 4918 Design Project
  • ECOR 4995 Professional Practice
  • ENVE 2001 Process Analysis for Environmental Engineering
  • ENVE 3001 Water Treatment Principles and Design
  • ENVE 4104 Environmental Planning and Impact Assessment
  • ENVE 4907 Engineering Project
  • ENVE 4907 Disinfection Byproduct Control with Biological Treatment
  • ENVE 4907 Assessment of Peracetic Acid for Wastewater Disinfection
  • ENVE 4907 Alternative Sludge Treatment Options: Concrete Production
  • ENVE 4907 Dechlorination Chemistry and Rates of Reaction
  • ENVE 4907 Impact of pH on Enhanced Coagulation
  • ENVE 4918 Design Project
  • ENVE 5701 Filtration and Membrane in Water Treatment
  • ENVE 5704 Unit Operations of Water Treatment (also as ENVJ 5901)

Research Interests

Professor Basu’s research in water and wastewater examines the impact of integrated processes in dynamic systems, this includes research with filtration/membrane-bioreactor systems, treatment of high ammonia loadings on plant performance and biological versus physical removal of recalcitrant organics, including personal care products and pharmaceuticals, in wastewater.