water and wastewater treatment process design, regulatory and standards development, technology performance verification, operations support and optimization, and effluent disposal and reuse
Dr. Vassos co-founded Vancouver, BC, based NovaTec Consultants Inc. (est. 1984), a process engineering firm specializing in the design, operation, assessment, optimization and performance verification of industrial and municipal water and wastewater treatment systems. NovaTec merged with Golder Associates Ltd. in January 2013, and in January 2016, having completed his merger transition obligations to Golder, Dr. Vassos left to consult through his own company, Troy David Vassos Inc.
Groundwater hydraulic and subsidence mechanism ,Deep foundation pit dewatering and subsidence control ,Environmental geology and application in urban plan , High external water pressure tunnel, shield tunnel and twin-tube tunnel ,Three dimensional deformation and failure mode of a slope and monitoring technology ,Intelligence CAD software programming
Visvesvaraya National Institute of Technology India
Rajesh Gupta is presently working as Professor in the Department of Civil Engineering at Visvesvaraya National Institute of Technology, Nagpur. Graduated from Govt. Engg. College, Jabalpur in 1987, Dr. Gupta did his Post Graduation in Environmental Engg. from VNIT (then VRCE) in 1990 and later PhD also from VRCE in 1996. He was Head of Civil Engineering Department during 2009-2010, and Dean (Planning and Development) during 2010-2013. His main area of interest is Water Supply, Environmental Systems Design and Modelling, Water distribution and waste water collection systems, Surge Analysis and Design of Surge Protection Systems. He has authored a book on "Analysis of Water Distribution Networks", published by Alpha-Science, UK, and Narosa Publications, India. He has published and presented over 150 papers at National and International level, Ten of which are awarded Best Paper Prizes.
Dr. Gupta has guided 9 Ph.D. Scholars and more than 75 M.Tech students for their thesis and dissertation works. He is a member of BoS of various Universities and Autonomous Colleges. He is recipient of prestigious Jal Nirmalata Award and Jalsewa Award given by Indian Water Works Association for the considerable work in the area of water for improving its quality.