Sarina Ergas

Professor and Graduate Program Coordinator

Organization: University of South Florida

Education: Ph.D. Civil & Environmental Engineering, University of California, Davis, CA

sergas@usf.edu

(813) 974-1119

4202 E. Fowler Ave., ENB 118, Tampa, FL 33620-5350

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Environmental biotechnology including wastewater treatment; biological nutrient removal from stormwater and wastewater from municipal, industrial and agricultural sources; anaerobic digestion of livestock waste, biosolids and municipal solid waste; recirculating aquaculture and aquaponic systems; algal wastewater treatment and biofuel production systems.

Subject Areas:
Aquatic Biology, Aquatic Chemistry, Water Treatment

Title Sponsor(s) Dates
Center for Reinventing Aging Infrastructure for Nutrient Management (RAINmgt). 2013 - 2018 2018
  • Tong, S., Stocks, J.L., Rodriguez-Gonzalez, L.C., Feng, C., & Ergas, S. (2017). Effect of oyster shell medium and organic substrate on the performance of a particulate pyrite autotrophic denitrification (PPAD) process. Bioresource Technology, 244, 296-303.
  • Amini, A., Aponte-Morales, V.A., Wang, M., Dilbeck, M.P., Lahav, O., Zhang, Q., Cunningham J.A., & Ergas, S. (2017). Cost-Effective Treatment of Swine Wastes through Recovery of Energy and Nutrients. Waste Management, 69(2017), 508-517. doi: 10.1016/j.wasman.2017.08.041
  • Lynn, T.J., Nachabe, M.H., & Ergas, S.J. (2018). Nitrogen load model for a denitrifying stormwater biofiltration system using SWMM5. Sustainable Water and the Built Environment, 4(1). doi: 10.1061/JSWBAY.0000844
  • Sengupta, S., & Ergas, S.J. (2017). Concept Inventory (CI) for Fundamentals of Environmental Engineering Courses: Findings from CI Development and Testing. Environmental Engineering Science, 34(12), 895-907.
  • Lopez-Ponnada, E.V., Lynn, T.J., Peterson, M., Ergas, S.J., & Mihelcic, J.R. (2017). Application of denitrifying wood chip bioreactors for management of residential non-point sources of nitrogen. Biological Engineering, 11(16). doi: 10.1186/s13036-017-0057-4
  • Arashiro, L.T., Rada-Ariza, A.M., Wang, M., van der Steen, P., & Ergas, S.J. (2017). Modelling shortcut nitrogen removal from wastewater using an algal-bacterial consortium. Water Science & Technology, 75(4), 782-792.
  • Tong, S., Rodriguez-Gonzalez, L.C., Feng, C., & Ergas, S.J. (2017). Comparison of Particulate Pyrite Autotrophic Denitrification (PPAD) and Sulfur Oxidizing Denitrification (SOD) for Treatment of Nitrified Wastewater. Water Science & Technology, 75(1), 239-246.
  • Lynn, T.J., Nachabe, M., & Ergas, S.J. (2017). Modeling Denitrifying Stormwater Biofilters Using SWMM-5. Environmental Engineering, 143(7). doi: 10.1061/(ASCE)EE.1943-7870.0001209

Affiliated Faculty

sergas@usf.edu

(813) 974-1119

4202 E. Fowler Ave., ENB 118, Tampa, FL 33620-5350

Curriculum Vitae

Website