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Irvine W. Wei

360 Huntington Avenue
Boston, MA 02115


  • Ph.D., Environmental Chemistry, Harvard University, 1972
  • M.S., Environmental Engineering, Harvard University, 1968
  • M.S., Sanitary Engineering, University of Illinois, 1966
  • B.S., Civil Engineering, National Taiwan University, 1963

Research & Scholarship Interests

Ozonation & Chlorination of Water, Advanced Oxidation Processes, Chemical Precipitation & Coagulation, Kinetics & Mechanism of Chemical Processes
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Professional Affiliations

  • American Chemical Society, Division of Environmental Chemistry
  • American Water Works Association
  • Association of Environmental Engineering & Science Professors
  • Water Environment Federation

Selected Publications

  • Jitto, Y. and Wei, I. (2007). "Modeling Project Assesses Utility's Ability to Meet Fire Flow Requirements," Water World, 23(10).
  • Basu, S., Page, J., and Wei, I. (2007). "UV-Disinfection of Treated Wastewater Effluent: Influence of Color, Reactivation and Regrowth of Coliform Bacteria," Environmental Engineer: Applied Research and Practice, 4, 32-38.
  • Sung, W., Huang, X., and Wei, I. (2005). "Treatment and Distribution System Effects on Chloramine Decay, pH, Nitrification and DBP: A Case Study," Journal of Water Resources Planning & Management, 131(3), 201-207.
  • Lee, S., Basu, S., Tyler, C. and Wei, I.W., (2004). "Ciliate Populations as Bio-indicators at Deer Island Treatment Plant," Advances in Environmental Research, 8(3-4), 371-378.
  • Basu, S. and Wei, I.W. (2000). "Mechanism and Kinetics of Oxidation of 2,4,6-Trichlorophenol by Fenton's Reagent," Journal of Environmental Engineering Science, 17(5), 279-290.