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Thomas Voice

Senior Associate Dean

Engineering Dean's Office, College of Engineering

Professor - Civil and Environmental Engineering (CEE) in the College of Engineering

Institute For Global Health

Engineering Bldg, 428 S Shaw Ln Room 3410F


Professor Voice's research involves the mass-transfer of chemical contaminants in systems of environmental interest, with emphasis on interactions between pollutants and soils, sediments, and suspended solids. Current research is focused on the environmental impact and remediation of terrestrial chemical spills. He is involved in research on water and waste treatment systems that utilize activated ... carbon absorption. Professor Voice maintains a strong secondary interest in the development of new and improved methods for chemical analysis.

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Ph.D., Environmental and Water Resources Engineering, University of Michigan 1982

M.S.E., Environmental and Water Resources Engineering, University of Michigan 1979

B.S.E., Electrical Engineering, University of Michigan 1976


Taurozzi, J. S., Arul, H., Bosak, V. Z., Burban, A. F., Voice, T. C., Bruening, M. L., V. V. Tarabara. Effects of matrix porosity and silver incorporation route on the structure and function of polysulfone-silver nanocomposite ultrafiltration membranes. J. Membr. Sci. 325, 58-68, 2008.

Biological Activated Carbon in Fluidized Bed Reactors for the Treatment of Groundwater Contaminated with Volatile Aromatic Hydrocarbons, with D. Pak, X. Zhao, J. Shi and R.F. Hickey, Water Research, v.26, n.10, pp.1389-1401, 1992.

Prediction of Leachate Concentrations in Petroleum Contaminated Soils, with N.J. Hayden, M.D. Annable and R.B. Wallace, Journal of Soil Contamination, v.1, pp. 81-93, 1992.

Activated Carbon Absorption, Standard Handbook for Hazardous Waste Management, H. Freeman, editor, McGraw-Hill, 1988.