Frank James Castaldi

Title: Environmental Engineer, Consultant
Location: Austin, Texas, United States

Frank Castaldi, Environmental Engineer and Consultant, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Engineers for dedication, achievements, and leadership in civil and environmental issues, industrial water and wastewater treatment.

Dr. Castaldi became involved in his profession during his undergraduate studies. While he originally studied civil engineering, pollution control within industry piqued his interest and he decided to focus on environmental engineering as a way to find solutions to the issue. He earned a Bachelor of Science in civil engineering from the New Jersey Institute of Technology in 1969 and a Master of Engineering in environmental engineering from Manhattan College in 1971. In 1976, he received a PhD in civil and environmental engineering from the University of Texas. He became a registered professional engineer in the state of Texas and promptly started working as a project manager and engineer with Engineering Science, Inc. He remained in this role until 1984, where he then joined Radian Corp. as a senior engineer. He worked with the company until 2000, leaving as a principal engineer.

Dr. Castaldi’s next position brought him to URS Corp., where he spent three years as a project manager. Since 2003, he has served as a principal process engineer for Brown and Caldwell. He also worked as a senior consultant of waste/wastewater engineering for Golder Associates from 2011 to 2017. In his career spanning nearly five decades, Dr. Castaldi is the patentee holder of four US patents, and six additional worldwide patents. These include the Canadian patent of Bio-Slurry Reaction System and Process for Hazardous Waste Treatment and the US Patent for Method and System for Removal of Selenium from FGD Scrubber Purge Water among several other system and process based patents. In addition, Dr. Castaldi has written extensively on related topics and is the co-author of such works as the Standard Handbook of Hazardous Waste Treatment and Disposal, Microbial Processes for Bioremediation and Biodegradation of Nonionic Surfactants Containing Propylene Oxide.

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