Institute For Environmental Studies

Roger C. Viadero, Ph.D.

Certified Fisheries Professional, American Fisheries Society
Senior Certified Ecologist, Ecological Society of America

Director, Institute for Environmental Studies
Professor, Department of Biological Sciences

What I do -
I'm an aquatic environmental engineer specializing in fisheries/aquacultural engineering; large-scale water quality assessments; environmental restoration/remediation; advanced wastewater treatment; and the planning and management of multidisciplinary, multi-agency environmental investigations.  I typically work as part of larger multidisciplinary teams that often include biologists, engineers, geographers, geologists, and planners. 
Most recent -
Courses Taught -
GEOG 510, Environmental Impact Assessment, Spring 2013

ENVR 401, Colloquium on Environmental Studies, Fall 2012
Archival Journal Publication -
Wei, X. Bhojappa, S., Lin, L. and R. Viadero (2012).  “Performance of Nano-Magnetite for Removal of Selenium from Aqueous Solutions,” Environmental Engineering Science, 29 (6), 526-532.
Book Edited -
Griffin, Donald (2012).  Voices of the Hennepin Canal: Promoters, Politicians, and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Roger Viadero, Jr., Editor, Western Illinois University, Macomb, IL, ISBN: 978-0-9777116-2-8.

Citation of Published Work by Other Authors ( Elsevier Science's CiteAlert ) -
In June 2014, "Performance of Nano-Magnetite for Removal of Selenium from Aqueous Solutions" (Environmental Engineering Science" (Volume 29, Issue 6, pp. 526-532) was cited by Jordan, et al.  (2012). Selenium(IV) uptake by maghemite (γ-Fe2O3) Environmental Science and Technology, 48, 3, 1665-1674.
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Contact me at  -
Western Illinois University
Institute for Environmental Studies
Tillman Hall, 301

1 University Circle
Macomb, IL, 61455