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Marc Deshusses

Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering
Civil and Environmental Engineering
Box 90287, Durham, NC 27708-0287
127C Hudson Hall, Durham, NC 27708


Dr. Deshusses' research interests are related to the design, analysis and application of remediation, waste to energy and decentralized sanitation processes. A current focus is on novel reactors and processes for air, water and solid wastes treatment. Applications include treatment of odors and air toxics, biogas production, and novel sanitation and treatment technologies. Research interests include bioenergy and waste to energy processes, biofilms, biomolecular techniques for monitoring microorganisms in complex environments, indoor air quality, advanced oxidation processes, nanosensors, and mathematical modeling of environmental processes.

Current Appointments & Affiliations

Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering · 2008 - Present Civil and Environmental Engineering, Pratt School of Engineering
Research Professor of Global Health · 2014 - Present Duke Global Health Institute, University Institutes and Centers
Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering at Duke Kunshan University · 2022 - Present DKU Faculty

Education, Training & Certifications

Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (Switzerland) · 1994 Ph.D.