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Jurek Patoczka, PhD, PE, DEE is a process design specialist with an environmental engineering consulting company

 

PhD Dissertation, Environmental Engineering, Vanderbilt University, 1988 ("Design and Operation of Selectors for Bulking Control in Intermittently Aerated SBR")

 

MS Thesis, Environmental Engineering, Vanderbilt University, 1982 ("Kinetics of Desorption of Ammonia from Wastewater by Diffused Aeration")

 

MS, Chemical Engineering, Kraków Technical University, 1976

 

Peer Reviewed and Conference Publications:

 

J.Patoczka J. Dening and J. Rolak, "Bayonne, NJ Combined Sewer Overflow Treatment Demonstration Project: Preliminary Disinfection Results," presented at 89th Annual Water Environment Federation Technical Exposition and Conference and published in Conference Proceedings, New Orleans, LA, 2016.

 

J. Patoczka, H. Melcer, J. Dening and M. Stirrup, Wet Weather Design and Operation in Water Resource Recovery Facilities, Chapter 12 "Primary Treatment," Water Environment Federation, Alexandria, VA, 2014.

 

J. Patoczka, M Inneo and S. Hansler, Operation of Nutrient Removal Facilities, WEF Manual of Practice No. 37, Chapter 8 "Chemical Precipitation of Phosphorus," Water Environment Federation, Alexandria, VA, 2013.

 

J.Patoczka and J. Scheri, "Activated Sludge Operation in the Extreme Conditions of MLSS, TDS, and Temperature," presented at 86th Annual Water Environment Federation Technical Exposition and Conference and published in Conference Proceedings, Chicago, IL, 2013.

 

J. Patoczka, "Start-up and Operation of a Leachate MBR," presented at 84h Annual Water Environment Federation Technical Exposition and Conference and published in Conference Proceedings, Los Angeles, CA, 2011.

 

J. Patoczka, P. Tyrrell and M. Wynne, “THMs Control in Wastewater Treatment Plant Effluent,” Proceedings: Water Environment Federation Disinfection Conference, Cleveland, OH, 2011.

C. Wilkinson, J.Patoczka, J. Williams and T. Grau, "MBR Pretreatment of Landfill Leachate for the Removal of Ammonia and Potential Future Removal of Total Dissolved Solids," presented at 83rd Annual Water Environment Federation Technical Exposition and Conference and published in Conference Proceedings, New Orleans, LA, 2010.

J. Patoczka and D. McIntyre, "Heavy Metals at Municipal Plants – Removal and Limit Mitigation,” presented at 82nd Annual Water Environment Federation Technical  Exposition and Conference and published in Conference Proceedings, San Diego, CA, 2009.

J.Patoczka, "Impact of Chemical Addition in Water/Wastewater Tretment on TDS Concentration and Sludge Generation," presented at Florida Water Resources Conference 2007 and published in Conference Proceedings, Orlando, FL, 2007.

 

J. Patoczka, “UV Disinfection of Low Transmittance Pharmaceutical Wastewaters,” presented at Water Environment Federation Disinfection 2005 Conference and published in Conference Proceedings, Phoenix, AR, 2005.

 

J. Patoczka, “Troubleshooting of Nitrification Upsets at Pharmaceutical Wastewater Treatment Plant,” presented at Water Environment Federation and Air & Waste Management Association 10th Annual Industrial Wastes Technical and Regulatory Conference and published in Conference Proceedings, Philadelphia, PA, 2004.

 

J.Patoczka and E.Muchalski, "Optimization of Phosphorus Removal to Low Levels with Two Stage Chemical Addition," presented at 76th Annual Water Environment Federation Technical Exposition and Conference and published in Conference Proceedings, Los Angeles, CA, 2003.

 

J. Patoczka and J.J. Scheri, "Stress Testing of Final Clarifier and Polymer Use for Flow Maximization," presented at 71st Annual Water Environment Federation Technical Exposition and Conference and published in Conference Proceedings, Miami Beach, FL, 1998.

 

J. Patoczka, R.K. Johnson and J.J. Scheri, "Trace Heavy Metals Removal with Ferric Chloride," presented at the Water Environment Federation Industrial Wastes Technical Conference and published in Conference Proceedings, Nashville, TN, 1998.

 

J. Patoczka and R.K. Johnson, "Pretreatment of Chemical Wastewater for Toxicity Reduction," presented at the 68th Annual Water Environment Federation Technical Exposition and Conference and published in Conference Proceedings, Orlando, FL, 1995.

 

J. Patoczka and G.W. Pulliam, "Biodegradation and Secondary Effluent Toxicity of Anionic and Nonionic Ethoxylated Surfactants," Water Research, Vol.24, p. 965, 1990.

 

J. Patoczka and W.W. Eckenfelder, "Performance and Design of Selector for Bulking Control," Research Journal of the Water Pollution Control Federation, Vol. 62, p. 151, 1990.

 

W.S. Hall, J. Patoczka, R.J. Mirenda, B.A. Porter and E. Miller, "Acute Toxicity of Industrial Surfactants to Mysidopsis bahia," Archives of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology, Vol. 18, p. 765, 1989.

 

J. Patoczka, G.W. Pulliam, and G.L. Chowing, "Determination of  Toxicity Thresholds of Industrial Wastestreams to Activated Sludge Process Using Fed Batch Reactor," presented at 43rd Annual Purdue Industrial Waste Conference, and published in Purdue Conference Proceedings, 1988.

 

J. Patoczka, and D.J. Wilson, "Kinetics of the Desorption of Ammonia from Water by Diffused Aeration," Separation Science, Vol. 19, No. 1, 1984.

 

W.W. Eckenfelder, J. Patoczka, and G.W. Pulliam, "Anaerobic Versus Aerobic Treatment in the USA," presented at the 5th International Symposium of Anaerobic Digestion, and published by IAWPRC in the Conference Proceedings, 1988.

 

W.E. Eckenfelder, J. Patoczka, and A.T. Watkin, "Wastewater Treatment," Chemical Engineering, September 2, 1985.

 

Other Publications and Presentations:

 

J. Patoczka, J. Scheri, "Water Effect Ratio – an Effective Tool in Modifying/Removing Copper Limits,” New Jersey Effluents, 2009.

 

J. Patoczka, “Whole Effluent Toxicity Compliance. What to Do if a Whole Effluent Toxicity Test Goes Astray,” The Authority View, 2007.

 

J. Patoczka, R. Bowlby, "Trouble with Chronic Toxicity," New Jersey Effluents, Winter 2007.

 

J. Patoczka, "TDS and Sludge Generation Impacts from Use of Chemicals in Wastewater Treatment," New Jersey Effluents, Fall 2006.

 

J. Patoczka, “Achieving 0.1 mg/L Phosphorus Limit with Two-Stage Chemical Addition,” Industrial Water World, March 2005.

 

J. Patoczka, “Stringent Heavy Metals Limits for Municipal Plants.  What are Your Options?,” New Jersey Effluents, Winter 2005.

 

J. Patoczka, "Activated Carbon Absorption - General Design Considerations," presented at the New Jersey Water Environmnent Association Technology Transfer Seminar, 2004.

 

J. Patoczka, "Phosphorus Removal from Wastewater - Regulatory Policies and Treatment Technologies," presented at the New Jersey Water Environment Association Technology Seminar, 2003.

 

J. Patoczka, "East Windsor Municipal Utilities Authority Denitrification Trials 2001/2003", presented at the New Jersey Water Environment Association Technology Transfer Seminar, 2003.

 

J. Patoczka, "Low Cost Phosphorus Reduction Methods - Theory and Implementation", presented at the New Jersey Water Environment Association Technology Transfer Seminar, 2002.

 

K. Bolek, J. Kurbiel, J. Patoczka, and B. Polomski, "Results of  Water Reclamation from Secondary Effluent on Physical-chemical Pilot Plant," (in Polish) Proceedings of the Conference of Water Reclamation, Wroclaw, 1980.