Deshusses, Marc - Duke University, USA
Marc Deshusses is a professor in the department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at Duke University (North Carolina). His broad research interests are related to the design, analysis and application of bioremediation processes for air, soil, sediments and water, anaerobic digestion, and sanitation technologies for developing countries. Dr. Deshusses’ research ranges from fundamental investigations (microbial ecology, gene expression monitoring, biological kinetics, microelectrodes, mass transfer, etc.) to large field demonstrations. See http://deshusses.pratt.duke.edu/
Dr. Deshusses obtained his degrees in Chemical Engineering with a focus on environmental biotechnology from the Swiss Federal Institutes of Technology in Lausanne and Zurich (EPFL, EAWAG-ETHZ). He was a professor of chemical and environmental engineering at the University of California for 14 years before moving to Duke in 2008.
Researchers on the Gates Foundation project include Dr. Joan Colón, Aaron A. Forbis-Stokes, Lilya S. Ouksel, Mona Dai, and Prof. David Schaad.