Alexander McDonald, PhD
Alex McDonald has more than 30 years of experience in industrial water treatment, including the design, development and implementation of water treatment programs in raw water, cooling, boiler and waste waters for the electric utility and oil refining industries.
McDonald has been a presenter to the International Water Conference, American Power Conference, Electric Power Research Institute, Rural Electric Association, Edison Electric Institute, American Chemical Society, National Association of Corrosion Engineers and Association of Water Technologies.
He is author of more than 20 technical and scientific papers and 16 patents worldwide. McDonald holds a BSc from the University of Guelph and a PhD from the Guelph Waterloo Center for Graduate Work in Chemistry where he was a recipient of the NSERC scholarship. He completed a Postdoctoral Fellowship in Electrochemistry at the University of Texas at Austin, where he was a recipient of the Robert A. Welch Fellowship and served as a representative to the Separations Research Program.