Professor
Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering

Gary Schafran

129d Kaufman Hall
Norfolk, 23529

Ph.D. in Civil Engineering, Syracuse University, (1988)

M.S. in Sanitary Engineering, Syracuse University, (1985)

B.S. in Environmental Engineering, Syracuse University, (1980)

Contracts, Grants and Sponsored Research

Schafran, G. "Peer review for coal ash closure plans" $19,068. Commercial. October 5, 2017 - December 31, 2017
Stubbins, A., Hatcher, P. G., Gordon, A. S., Schafran, G. and Voland, R. "A Novel Low Cost, High Efficiency, Algal Biomass Harvest and Dewatering Technology for Biodiesel Production" $750,000. Federal. October 2009 - September 2011
Schafran, G. and Yoon, J. "Reservoir Control and Maintenance to Meet Production/Water Quality Goals" $437,500. July 1, 2005 - June 30, 2007
Schafran, G. and Yoon, J. "“Evaluate Pilot and Full Scale Treatment Processes to Remove TBT from Industrial Waste Water,”" $1,280,000. August 31, 2001 - September 1, 2002
Schafran, G., Yoon, J. and Fox, T. "“Proposal to Evaluate Pilot and Full-Scale Treatment Processes to Remove TBT from Industrial Wastewater,”" $61,214. Federal. May 1, 2001 - July 1, 2002

Expertise

Engineering
Water Treatment / Water Quality / Environmental Engineering
Environmental Issues
Water Treatment / Water Quality / Environmental Engineering

Research Interests

Environmental engineering, aquatic chemistry, physicochemical treatment processes, natural systems water quality, lake oxygenation, reservoir management

Articles

Schafran, G. and Prasad, R. (2006). Characterization of tributyltin in shipyard waters and removal through laboratory and full-scale treatment. . Water Research 40 , pp. 453-462.
Schafran, G. and Pommerenk, P. (2005). Adsorption of inorganic and organic ligands onto hydrous aluminum oxide: Evaluation of surface charge and the impacts on particle and NOM removal during water treatment. Environmental Science and Technology 39 , pp. 6429-34.
Schafran, G., Prasad, R., Thorn, F., Ewing, M. and Soles, J. (2003). Removal of Tributyltin in Shipyard Waters: Characterization and Treatment to Meet Low Parts Per Trillion Levels. Journal of Ship Production 19 (3) , pp. 179-186.
Pommerenk, P. and Schafran, G. (2002). Impacts of prefluoridation on organic matter and particle removal in water treatment. J. American Water Works Assoc. 94 (2) , pp. 99-108.
Akan, A., Schafran, G., Pommerenk, P. and Harrell, L. (2000). Modeling stormwater runoff quantity and quality from marine drydocks. J. Environmental Engineering 126 (1) , pp. 5-11.
Schulz, C., Schafran, G., Garrett, L. and Hawkins, R. (1995). Evaluating a high-efficiency ozone injection contactor. J. American Water Works Assoc. 87 (8) , pp. 85-99.
Schafran, G. and Driscoll, C. T.. (1993). Composition-flowpath relationships for groundwater entering an acidic lake. Water Resources Research 29 , pp. 145-154.
Schafran, G. and Ika, R. V.. (1991). The role of near-shore sediments in metal mobilization and the neutralization of acidic groundwaters entering an acidic lake. Water, Air, and Soil Pollution 60 , pp. 149-180.
Schafran, G. and Driscoll, C. T.. (1990). Porewater acid/base chemistry in near-shore regions of an acidic lake: The influence of groundwater inputs. Biogeochemistry 11 , pp. 131-150.
Schafran, G. and Driscoll, C. T.. (1987). Comparison of terrestrial and hypolimnetic sediment generation of acid neutralizing capacity for an acidic Adirondack lake. Environmental Science and Technology 21 , pp. 988-993.
Schafran, G. and Driscoll, C. T.. (1987). Temporal and spatial variations in the aluminum chemistry of a dilute acidic lake. Biogeochemistry 3 , pp. 105-119.
Effler, S. W.., Schafran, G. and Driscoll, C. T.. (1985). Partitioning light attenuation in an acidic lake. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 42 (11) , pp. 1707-1711.
Effler, S. W.., McCarthy, J. M.., Simpson, K. W.., Unangst, F. J.., Schafran, G., Schecher, W. D.., Jaran, P., Hsu, H. A.. and Khalil, M. T.. (1984). Chemical Stratification in the Seneca/Oswego Rivers (NY). Water, Air, and Soil Pollution 21 , pp. 335-350.
Driscoll, C. T.. and Schafran, G. (1984). Short term changes in the base neutralizing capacity of an acid Adirondack lake, NY. Nature 310 , pp. 308-310.
Schafran, G., White, J. R.. and Driscoll, C. T.. (1983). The response of a dilute acidified surface water to strong base addition. Northeastern Environmental Science 1 , pp. 151-160.
Driscoll, C. T.., White, J. R.., Schafran, G. and Rendall, J. D.. (1982). CaCO3 neutralization of acidified surface waters. J. Environmental Engineering Div. ASCE 108 , pp. 1128-1145.

Conference Proceeding

Schafran, G., Engebrigtsen, P., Yoon, J., Sherman, B. and Brown, J. (2007). Influence of Surface Circulators on Reservoir/Lake Water Composition: Observations and Theoretical Considerations, the 27th NALMS Symposium Orlando:.

Presentations

Schafran, G., Engebrigtsen, P., Yoon, J., Sherman, B. and Brown, J. (November 1, 2007). Influence of Surface Circulators on Reservoir/Lake Composition: Observations and Theoretical Considerations Annual Symposium of North American Lake Management Society Orlando, FL.