Vernon Snoeyink, PhD, is a Professor Emeritus in Civil and Environmental Engineering at the University of Illinois. His research focused on drinking water quality control, including removal of organic and inorganic contaminants from water using adsorption systems, especially granular and powdered activated carbon systems coupled with membrane systems.
Snoeyink's expertise includes mechanisms of formation and means to control water quality in distribution systems in response to reactions of iron, aluminum, and other inorganics. He has also been recognized for excellence in teaching and advising. He holds a BS in Civil Engineering, an MS in Sanitary Engineering, and PhD in Water Resources Engineering from University of Michigan.