Volodymyr Tarabara

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Associate Professor



Dr. Volodymyr Tarabara joined MSU and the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering as an Assistant Professor in 2004 after completing his graduate studies at Rice University. He was promoted to Associate Professor in 2010 and has held a partial appointment as an Associate Director of MSU Environmental Science and Policy program since 2012. Dr. Tarabara's research is in the area of water quality engineering with an emphasis on membrane separation processes. Current projects focus on virus removal and detection, liquid-liquid separation, and membrane reactors. He is a member of the American Chemical Society, American Society of Civil Engineers, Association of Environmental Engineering and Science Professors, International Water Association, and North American Membrane Society. At MSU, he regularly teaches graduate-level courses on environmental transport and unit processes.