Professional Activities (most recent)

Chairperson, IWA (International Water Association) Specialist Group on Sludge Management
Editorial Board Member – Journal of Residuals Science and Technology (2004-current)
Conference Keynote Speaker
2014 IWA Waste Management Problems in Agro-Industries, Japan
2014 European Sludge Management Conference, Turkey
2013 IWA Small Water and Wastewater Systems Conference, China
Conference co-chair, 2015 WEF/IWA Residuals and Biosolids Conference, USA
International Conference Scientific Committees (most recent)
2013 IWA Small Water and Wastewater Systems Conference, China
2014 European Sludge Management Conference, Turkey
2014 IWA Waste Management Problems in Agro-Industries, Japan
2014 Third International Conference on Faecal Sludge Management, Vietnam
2014 IWA Ecotechnologies for Wastewater Treatment Plants, Italy
2014 First Specialist Conference on Municipal Water Management and Sanitation in Developing Countries, Thailand
2015 WEF Residuals and Biosolids Conference, USA
2016 Holistic Sludge Conference, Sweden.
Workshop organizer/chair
2014 IWA World Water Congress, Portugal. Energy and Resource Recovery from Biosolids
2014 FSM3, Vietnam. Resource Recovery from Faecal Sludge
Workshop co-organizer, 2014 IWA World Water Congress, Portugal. Advanced Processes for the Removal of Micropollutants: Lessons learned from full-scale plants
Committee member, International Standards Development (ISD) Canadian Mirror Committee, SMC/ISO/TC275 Sludge Recovery, Recycling, Treatment and Disposal, and SMC/ISO/TC282 Water Reuse.
Women in Science and Engineering (WISE) Ottawa Chapter – Past President and current Board Member
Water Environment Association of Ontario (WEAO) – Residuals and Biosolids Committee (2012-current)
Canadian Association on Water Quality (CAWQ) – Ambassador (2007-current)
Faculty Advisor, Women in Science and Engineering, Carleton University (2006-current)
Senate Member, Carleton University
Research Mentor, Carleton University, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering