Dr. Doug Gould Bsc. (Chemistry) MSc. and PhD (Microbiology)

Dr. Doug Gould Bsc. (Chemistry) MSc. and PhD (Microbiology)

Dr. Gould is a retired  senior  research  scientist  who  was  employed  at  Natural  Resources  Canada's CANMET-­‐MMSL  labs in Ottawa where he worked as chief microbiologist  principally active in mine  and smelter  site  reclamation  research.  Dr.  Gould  works  on  a  collaborative  basis  with  ETDC  where  his expertise in microbiology  and chemistry are important attributes to bring to the company.   Dr.  Gould played an important role in the research project that examined biological removal of arsenic  using  test facilities in Trail and as well completed  important work on the subject in Ottawa. He has also helped develop stirred tank bioleaching techniques for leaching nickel ores. He is an expert in the microbiology of bacteria  that are useful in metal removal processes.  An expert in anaerobic  bacteria  he has many years  of experience  working  with  metal  removal  using  bioremediation  processes,  including  biofilms, permeable   reactive   barriers,   anaerobic   digestion   and   rhizofiltration.   Dr.   Gould   pioneered   the development of the DT-­‐clay polymer, used in remediation work for mercury  and has published on this class of compounds.   He holds the U.S. patent on the use of  dimercapto-­‐thiadiazole  for preventing acid mine drainage.   He has published  more than 60 papers in  scientific  journals,  holds 5 patents  and he published 16 book chapters and review articles, 44 conference proceedings and 109 client reports. He has given technical courses in South America (Brazil,  Argentina and Chile), as well as throughout North America. He has also worked in research laboratories in Singapore and Japan.

In the past Dr. Gould has held adjunct professor positions at the State University of New York (Syracuse) and Carleton University (Ottawa). He is presently an adjunct professor at the University of Waterloo. He has served as co-­‐advisor for numerous graduate students and been asked to be an external examiner for PhD students at four different universities.  

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