Graham Sustainability Institute

Lutgarde Raskin

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Altarum/ERIM Russell D O'Neal Professor
  • Engineering
    • Civil & Environmental Eng.

Lutgarde Raskin’s areas of research are biological water and wastewater treatment, anaerobic treatment, methanogens, sulfate-reducing bacteria, perchlorate-reducing bacteria, activated sludge foaming, activated sludge microbiology and system performance, treatment of food processing and agricultural waste streams, membrane bioreactors, antimicrobials and antimicrobial resistance in the environment and in biological treatment systems, biofilms, molecular microbial ecology, molecular techniques in environmental microbiology, mathematical modeling of biological processes.

UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)

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Clean Water and SanitationSustainable Cities and Communities

Current sustainability courses taught


The affiliations listed below show engagement with the Graham Sustainability Institute.

  • Education Programs
    • Dow Programs
      • Distinguished Awards
        • Seed Grantee
      • Distinguished Faculty Fellow
      • Doctoral Advisor
      • Postdoctoral Advisor
    • Event Participant
    • Reviewer
  • Emerging Opportunities
    • Integrated Assessments
      • Arsenic
        • Team Member
    • ESMRT
      • Team Member
  • General
    • Event Participant
    • Executive Committee Member
    • Small Grant Recipient
  • Water Center
    • Event Participant