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John T. Fox

Department: Civil and Environmental Engineering

Position: Assistant Professor

Address: STEPS Building, Room 336
1 West Packer Ave.
Bethlehem, PA 18015
(610) 758-2593

Areas of Research

  • Engineering Processes for Enhanced Sustainability
  • Water and Wastewater Treatment
  • Pollution Prevention Technologies
  • Materials Characterization
  • Air Pollution Treatment and Prevention
  • Solid Waste Treatment and Reuse


John Fox’s research group focuses on preventing pollution from industrial activities and advancing water treatment technologies. Ongoing projects investigate; the modification and use of biomaterials to prevent or treat air pollution, industrial waste reclamation process technologies for value-added resources, and developing materials with novel properties for water treatment applications. Fox is a member of the American Foundry Society Pollution Prevention Committee and a member of the engineering honor society Tau Beta Pi.


  • Ph.D., Environmental Engineering, Pennsylvania State University
  • M.S., Environmental Engineering, Pennsylvania State University
  • B.S., Civil and Environmental Engineering, Virginia Military Institute