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William Mitch, PhD, PE, is a  Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering at Stanford University. His laboratory at Stanford conducts research at the nexus of public health, engineering, and sustainability. His water resources work includes chemicals of concern associated with wastewater recycling, prevention of disinfection byproducts, and persistent organic pollutants in the environment. He has been on the United States EPA Scientific Advisory Board’s Drinking Water Committee since 2010 and advises water agencies on nitrosamines. 

 

Mitch has been recognized for excellence in research and reviewing by the journal Environmental Science and Technology. Before joining Stanford, Mitch served 13 years on the faculty of Yale University. He has a BA from Harvard University, an MS and PhD In Civil and Environmental Engineering from University of California, Berkeley, and is a professional engineer in California.