Dr. Viraj deSilva
Ph.D., P.E., BCEE
Wastewater Treatment Director and National Liquids Management Expert,
Dr. deSilva holds a BS from Ukraine, Masters from Japan, and PhD from Northwestern University. He has over 30 years of progressive experience in wastewater (leachate, industrial, and municipal) engineering, from concept through construction and start-up/commissioning treatment plants in the US and 12 other countries. He has published/presented over 160 water/wastewater related projects.
He is a National PFAS Expert and has published PFAS journal articles and delivered over 20 PFAS technical presentations at national-level conferences.
Currently, he serves on several PFAS technical committees, as an advisor in PFAS research at University of Miami, FL, and as a supportor of PFAS research activities at University of Central Florida and North Carolina State University.