Nigel Graham

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Prof NIgel Graham

Prof Nigel Graham

Professor of Environmental Engineering
Telephone Number: 
020 7594 6121
Telephone Extension: 
46 121
Civil Engineering
Research Interests: 
Drinking water and wastewater treatment technologies
Treatment process evaluation and modelling
Intermediate technology methods
Water quality modelling

Professor Nigel J.D. Graham is Head of the Environmental and Water Resource Engineering Section and Professor of Environmental Engineering. He has research interests in the field of Unit Processes for Water and Wastewater Treatment, and Water Supply Engineering. He has degrees from the University of Cambridge (BA, MA, ScD) and Imperial College London (MSc, DIC, PhD) and is a Chartered Engineer with corporate membership of the Institution of Civil Engineers (FICE), the Institution of Chemical Engineers (FIChemE) and the Chartered Institution of Water and Environmental Management (FCIWEM). He is an elected Fellow of the International Water Association, and was a co-recipient of the Institution of Civil Engineers Telford Gold Medal in 2010.

Professor Graham is a former Course Director of the MSc Course in Environmental Engineering and during 2010-12 he was advisor to the Faculty of Engineering on Environment and Water research. Professor Graham is an Honorary Professor at The Hong Kong Polytechnic University and holds a visiting Professorship at the Harbin Institute of Technology, China. Since 1990 he has served as Associate Editor of Ozone: Science and Engineering, the peer-review journal of the International Ozone Association.


Yu W-Z, Liu H-J, Xu L, et al., 2013, The pre-treatment of submerged ultrafiltration membrane by coagulation—Effect of polyacrylamide as a coagulant aid, Journal of Membrane Science, Vol:446, ISSN:0376-7388, Pages:50-58 DOI Author Web Link

Yu W-Z, Liu H-J, Qu J-H, et al., 2013, Comparison of FeCl and alum pre-treatment on UF membrane fouling, Chemical Engineering Journal, Vol:234, ISSN:1385-8947, Pages:158-165 DOI

Mechelhoff M, Kelsall GH, Graham NJD, 2013, Super-faradaic charge yields for aluminium dissolution in neutral aqueous solutions, Chemical Engineering Science, Vol:95, ISSN:0009-2509, Pages:353-359 DOI Author Web Link

Bond T, Huang J, Graham NJD, et al., 2013, Examining the interrelationship between DOC, bromide and chlorine dose on DBP formation in drinking water - a case study, Science of the Total Environment, Vol:470-471, Pages:469-479 DOI Author Web Link

Yu W-Z, Graham N, Liu H-J, et al., 2013, Membrane fouling by Fe-Humic cake layers in nano-scale: Effect of in-situ formed Fe in-situ formed Fe(III) coagulant, Journal of Membrane Science, Vol:431, ISSN:0376-7388, Pages:47-54 DOI Author Web Link

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Awards and honours: 

Abel Wolman Award, 22nd Pan-American Congress on Sanitary Engineering, San Juan, Puerto Rico, 1990

Academic Achievement Award for Doctoral Dissertation, American Water Works Association, 1984

External positions held: 

Associate Editor, Editorial Board, Ozone: Science and Engineering

Member, EPSRC Peer Review College

Memberships : 

Member, International Ozone Association

Member, International Water Association

Fellow, Institution of Civil Engineers

Fellow, Institution of Chemical Engineers

Member, Association of Environmental Engineering and Science Professors

Fellow, Chartered Institution of Water and Environmental Management


Water Supply and Distribution - CI9-EE-27

Environmental Engineering: Water Resource and Supply Engineering - CI2-260

Environmental Management in Developing Countries - CI9-EE-09

Water and Wastewater Treatment  - CI9-EE-28

Water and Wastewater Engineering - CI4-461

Advanced Water and Wastewater Treatment - CI9-EE-01

Design Project Environmental - CI9-EE-05