Dr Peter Kovalsky

Senior Lecturer

Qualifications: PhD in Chemical Engineering (UNSW)

Research Interests

  • Environmental Engineering
  • Environmental Technology
  • Wastewater treatment


Energy; Engineering; Environment; Environmental Science and Technology; Sustainability

Recent Publications

  • Bales, C., Kovalsky, P., Fletcher, J., & Waite, T. D. (2019). Low cost desalination of brackish groundwaters by Capacitive Deionization (CDI) – Implications for irrigated agriculture. Desalination, 453, 37-53. doi:10.1016/j.desal.2018.12.001

  • Tan, C., He, C., Tang, W., Kovalsky, P., Fletcher, J., & Waite, T. D. (2018). Integration of photovoltaic energy supply with membrane capacitive deionization (MCDI) for salt removal from brackish waters. Water Research, 147, 276-286. doi:10.1016/j.watres.2018.09.056

  • Tang, W., He, D., Zhang, C., Kovalsky, P., & Waite, T. D. (2017). Comparison of Faradaic reactions in capacitive deionization (CDI) and membrane capacitive deionization (MCDI) water treatment processes. Water Research, 120, 229-237. doi:10.1016/j.watres.2017.05.009

  • Huang, X., He, D., Tang, W., Kovalsky, P., & Waite, T. D. (2017). Investigation of pH-dependent phosphate removal from wastewaters by membrane capacitive deionization (MCDI). Environmental Science: Water Research and Technology, 3(5), 875-882. doi:10.1039/c7ew00138j

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Contact Details

Email: [email protected]
Room: G.3.32
Phone: +64 7 838 4582