Ricardo Bello-Mendoza

Associate ProfessorRicardo Bello-Mendoza

Humanitarian Engineering (Co-director) On Sabbatical in 2023
Civil & Natural Resources Engineering E429

Qualifications & Memberships

Research Interests

Research interests are in the area of innovative technology for wastewater treatment and resource recovery, including anaerobic biotechnology and advanced oxidation processes. The fate of persistent organic contaminants in the aquatic environment is another field of study.

Recent Publications

  • Silveira FC., Bello-Mendoza R. and Cochrane TA. (2022) Transformation of nitrogen compounds in a regenerated urban drainage stream in New Zealand. New Zealand Journal of Marine and Freshwater Research http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/00288330.2022.2103158.
  • Furness M., Bello-Mendoza R., Dassonvalle J. and Chamy-Maggi R. (2021) Building the ‘Bio-factory’: A bibliometric analysis of circular economies and Life Cycle Sustainability Assessment in wastewater treatment. Journal of Cleaner Production 323 http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jclepro.2021.129127.
  • Poudyal S., Cochrane TA. and Bello-Mendoza R. (2021) Carpark pollutant yields from first flush stormwater runoff. Environmental Challenges 5 http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.envc.2021.100301.
  • Al-Essa E., Bello Mendoza R. and Wareham D. (2020) The effect of magnetite particle size on methane production by fresh and degassed anaerobic sludge. International Journal of Environmental and Ecological Engineering 14(2) 0000000091950263: 63-66.
  • Bremner C., Cochrane TA., McGuigan P. and Bello-Mendoza R. (2020) Removal of dissolved heavy metals from stormwater by filtration with granular recycled glass and mussel shell with and without microalgae biofilm. Environmental Technology and Innovation 18 http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.eti.2020.100662.