Dr. Tchobanoglous is a Professor Emeritus of Civil and Environmental Engineering at University of California at Davis, Davis, CA. His research areas include innovative water and wastewater treatment systems, wastewater reuse, decentralized wastewater treatment systems, aquatic treatment systems, and solid waste management.
Education Ph.D., Environmental Engineering, Stanford University, 1969
M.S., Sanitary Engineering, University of California, Berkeley, 1960
B.S., Civil Engineering, University of the Pacific, 1958
Author or co-author of over 600 articles, books, and reports. Included in the list of publications are 27 textbooks and 8 reference books dealing with the subject areas of environmental engineering, water quality, the collection and pumping of wastewater, wastewater treatment, and solid waste management.
2019–Elected Member of the European Academy of Sciences and Arts.
2019–Elected Corresponding Member of the Academy of Athens.
2017–Honorary Doctor of Engineering Degree, The Technical University of Crete, Greece.
2017–Honorary Doctor of Engineering Degree, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece.
2016–Simon W. Freese Environmental Engineering Award and Lecture, ASCE.
2013–Kappe Lecturer, AEESP and AAEES.
2012–Elected Fellow of the Water Environment Federation.
2012–Excellence in Engineering Education Award, AAEES and AEESP (First recipient).
2011–Inducted into the Greek Technical Chamber (Association of Engineers) as an Honorary
Member (First such honoree).
2010–Distinguished Speaker, Distinguished Speaker Series 2009-2010, University of Miami,
2007–The Frederick George Pohland Medal, AAEES and AEESP.
2006–Distinguished Lecturer, Department of Civil, Architectural, and Environmental
Engineering, University of Texas, Austin, TX.
2005–Honorary Doctor of Engineering Degree, Colorado School of Mines.
2004–Waste-To-Energy Research and Technology Council Distinguished Service Award for
Research and Education in Integrated Waste Management.
2004–Elected to the National Academy of Engineering.