Leon Thiem, P.E.

  • Associate Professor and Department Chair
  • Civil and Environmental Engineering
  • Phone: 401.874.2693
  • Email: lt@uri.edu
  • Office Location: Fascitelli Center for Advanced Engineering 260C
Leon Thiem’s Full Research Profile


  • Ph.D. University of Missouri, 1982
  • M.S. University of Illinois, 1974
  • B.S. University of Massachusetts, 1973

Research Theme

Research Interests

  • Industrial Waste Treatment
  • Drinking Water Treatment
  • Adsorption Processes
  • Groundwater Contamination
  • Modeling/Remediation

Major Sources of Funding

  • Niagara Falls Water Treatment Authority and the State University of New York at Buffalo
  • US Geological Survey
  • US Department of Interior