Kebreab Ghebremichael

Assistant Professor

Organization: University of South Florida

Education: Ph.D. in Water Resources Engineering (2005), Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden.

kebreab@usf.edu

(813) 974 9061

4202 E. Fowler Avenue, Tampa, FL 33620

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Dr. Ghebremichael is the Director of the Office of Sustainability and a Visiting Assistant Professor at the Patel College of Global Sustainability. He is a civil engineer with a focus on sustainable and low cost water treatment systems (indigenous and bio-processes). He received his PhD from the Royal Institute of Technology (KTH) in Sweden, his MSc from the University of New South Wales in Australia and BSc from Addis Ababa University in Ethiopia. Dr. Ghebremichael has worked as a senior lecturer at UNESCO-IHE in the Netherlands and the University of Asmara in Eritrea for more than 10 years both at the undergraduate and graduate levels. He has managed and coordinated several research, capacity development and consultancy projects.

Subject Areas:
Water Quality, Water Resource Management, Water Treatment

Title Sponsor(s) Dates
Gray to Green transitioning project 9999
Onsite wastewater treatment technology for nutrient and pathogens removal 9999
  • Mompremier. R, Fuentes Mariles O.A., Pelletier G., & Ghebremichael K. (2015). Impact of incomplete mixing in the prediction of chlorine residuals in municipal water distribution systems. Journal of Water Supply: Research and Technology- AQUA. 64 (8).904. 914.
  • Ghebremichael K., Abaliwano, J. , & Amy, G. (2009). Combined natural organic and synthetic inorganic coagulants for surface water treatment. Journal of Water Supply: Research and Technology—AQUA. 58 (4).267. 276.
  • Ghebremichael K., Gunaratna, K. R., Henriksson, H., Brumer, H., & Dalhammar, G. (2005). A simple purification and activity assay of the coagulant protein from Moringa oleifera seed. Water Research. 39 (11).2338. 2344.
  • Salifua, A., Petrusevski, P., Mwampashia, E.S., Pazia, I.A., Ghebremichael, K., Buamah, R., Aubryd, C., Amy, G.L., & Kenedy, M.D. (2016). Defluoridation of groundwater using granular aluminum-coated bauxite: Optimization of synthesis process conditions and equilibrium study. Journal of Environmental Management. 118108. 117.
  • Ghebremichael, K., Eckart, J., Khatri, K., & Vairavamoorthy, K. (2015). Integrated Water Resources Management. . Routledge
  • Ghebremichael, K., Wassala, L., Kennedy, M., & Graham, N. (2012). Comparative treatment performance and hydraulic characteristics of pumice and sand biofilters for point-of-use water treatment. Journal of Water Supply: Research and Technology- AQUA. 6 (4).201. 209.

Affiliated Faculty

kebreab@usf.edu

(813) 974 9061

4202 E. Fowler Avenue, Tampa, FL 33620

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