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Dr Peter Kovalsky

Peter Kovalsky

Senior Lecturer

Qualifications: PhD in Chemical Engineering (UNSW)

Papers Taught

Research Interests

  • Solar Powered Desalination
  • Electrochemical Desalination
  • Brackish Groundwater Desalination
  • Desalination for Agriculture
  • Capacitive Deionisation
  • Membrane Filtration
  • Solid-Liquid Separation
  • Flocculation
  • Microfluidics
  • UN Sustainable Development Goal 2
  • UN Sustainable Development Goal 6
  • UN Sustainable Development Goal 13

Recent Publications

  • Low cost desalination of brackish groundwaters by Capacitive Deionization (CDI) – implications for irrigated agriculture - C Bales, P Kovalsky, J Fletcher,TD Waite-
    Desalination 453, 37-53, 2019
  • Integration of photovoltaic energy supply with membrane capacitive deionization (MCDI) for salt removal from brackish waters -C Tan, C He, W Tang, P Kovalsky, J
    Fletcher, TD Waite - Water Research 147, 276-286, 2018
  • Comparison of Faradaic reactions in capacitive deionization (CDI) and membrane capacitive deionization (MCDI) water treatment processes-W Tang, D He, C Zhang, P Kovalsky, TD Waite-Water Research 120, 229-237, 2017
  • Investigation of pH-dependent phosphate removal from wastewaters by membrane capacitive deionization (MCDI)-X Huang, D He, W Tang, P Kovalsky, TD Waite-Environmental Science: Water Research & Technology 3 (5), 875-882, 2017
  • Development of redox-active flow electrodes for highperformance capacitive deionization-J Ma, D He, W Tang, P Kovalsky, C He, C Zhang, TD Waite-Environmental
    science & technology 50 (24), 13495-13501, 2016
  • Fluoride removal from brackish groundwaters by constant current capacitive deionization (CDI)-W Tang, P Kovalsky, B Cao, D He, TD Waite-Environmental science & technology 50 (19), 10570-10579, 2016
  • Investigation of fluoride removal from low-salinity groundwater by single-pass constant-voltage capacitive deionization-W Tang, P Kovalsky, B Cao, TD Waite-Water Research 99, 112-121, 2016
  • Faradaic reactions in water desalination by batch-mode capacitive deionization-D He, CE Wong, W Tang, P Kovalsky, TD Waite-Environmental Science & Technology Letters 3 (5), 222-226, 2016
  • Fluoride and nitrate removal from brackish groundwaters by batch-mode capacitive deionization-W Tang, P Kovalsky, D He, TD Waite-Water Research 84, 342-349, 2015

Keywords

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


Contact Details

Email: peter.kovalsky@waikato.ac.nz
Room: G.3.32
Phone: +64 7 838 4582