Dr. Rajesh Seth

Dr. Rajesh Seth Professor
519-253-3000 ext. 2553
Office: 3077 CEI


  • Ph.D. (Environmental Engineering), University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
  • M. Tech. (Environmental Engineering), Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur, India

Research Interests

  • Organic waste of bioenergy
  • Water & wastewater treatment
  • Ozonation & advanced oxidation processes
  • Microbial contamination & remediation
  • Contaminant fate during sewage treatment process - monitoring/modelling/removal

Professional Affiliations

  • Canadian Society for Civil Engineering (CSCE)
  • Water Environment Association of Ontario (WEAO)
  • Water Environment Federation (WEF)

Selected Publications

  • Singh, S., Seth, R., Tabe, S., and Yang, P. (2015). Oxidation of Emerging Contaminants during Pilot-Scale Ozonation of Municipal Effluent. Ozone Science & Engineering, 37(4), 323-329.
  • Reaume, M.; Seth, R.; McPhedran, K.; da Silva, E.F.; Porter, L. (2015). Effect of Media on Biofilter Performance Following Ozonation of Secondary Treated Municipal Wastewater Effluent: Sand vs. GAC. Ozone Science & Engineering, 37(2), 143-153.
  • McPhedran, K., Seth, R., and Drouillard, K. (2013). Hydrophobic Organic Compound (HOC) Partitioning to Colloidal Organic Carbon in Municipal Wastewater Influent. Water Research, 47(7), 2222-2230.
  • McPhedran, K., Seth, R., and Bejankiwar, R. (2013). Occurrence and predictive correlations of E. coli and Enterococci at Sandpoint beach (Lake St. Clair), Windsor, ON and Holiday beach (Lake Erie), Amherstburg, ON. Water Quality Research Journal of Canada, 48(1), 99-110.
  • Seth, Rajesh; Mackay, Don; Webster, Eva (2008).  Continued Development of a Mass Balance Model of Chemical Fate in a Sewage Treatment Plant. Water Research, 42, 595-604.