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Joseph Delfino

Courtesy Professor Emeritus Department of Environmental Engineering Sciences
Office 375M Weil Hall Work Phone: 352-392-9377 Website: Google Scholar page


Emeritus Professor Delfino was an active EES faculty member from 1982 to 2014. He was also a professor at the University of Wisconsin. His research specialty is water chemistry with emphasis on trace metals and organic contaminants. He advised or co-advised 20 PhD students and over 90 MS and ME graduates. His research group authored over 100 refereed papers. He served as Dept. Chairman for 11 years and currently teaches an Honors class.

Primary Research Area

Water Chemistry

Other Research Areas

Water Resources

Research Interests

Water Quality


B.S., Chemistry, 1963, Holy Cross College

M.S., Chemistry, 1965, University of Idaho

Ph.D. Civil & Environmental Engr., Univ. of Wisconsin

Awards & Distinctions

  • Fellow, AAAS; Fellow, Am. Water Resources Association
  • Friend, Universities Council on Water Resources
  • Public Service Award, UCOWR
  • Edward Deevey Award, FL Lake Management Assn.