- Senior Sustainability Scientist, Global Institute of Sustainability and Innovation
- Professor, School of Sustainable Engineering and the Built Environment, Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering
Dr. Fox's professional interests are primarily in water reuse, biological treatment processes and combined biological/adsorptive systems. He has recently been expanding his expertise on sustainable water systems to include desalination. Dr. Fox is a member of the American Water Works Association, Association of Environmental Engineering Professors, American Society of Civil Engineers, Arizona Water Pollution Control Association, International Association of Water Quality and the Water Environment Federation. He is an Associate Editor of the American Society of Civil Engineering Journal of Environmental Engineering. He was awarded the Quentin Mees Research Awards from the Arizona Water Pollution Control Association four times.
- PhD, University of Illinois, 1989
- MS, University of Illinois, 1985
- BS, University of Illinois, 1985
Mohammadesmaeili, F., M. Kabin Badr, M. Abbaszadegan and P. Fox. 2010. Byproduct recovery from reclaimed water reverse osmosis concentrate using lime and soda-ash treatment. Water Environment Research 82(4):342-350. (link )
Mohammadesmaeili, F., M. Kabin Badr, M. Abbaszadegan and P. Fox. 2010. Mineral recovery from inland reverse osmosis concentrate using isothermal evaporation. Water Research 44(20):6021-6030. DOI: 10.1016/j.watres.2010.07.070. (link )
Drewes, J. E., M. Sprinzl, A. Soellner, M. D. Williams, P. Fox and P. K. Westerhoff. 1999. Tracking residual dissolved organic carbon using XAD-fractionation and 13C-NMR spectroscopy in indirect potable reuse systems. Vom Wasser 93:95-107. DOI: 10.1002/3527600892.
Fox, P. and B. Rhea. 1989. Spotted owls in the Rockies. Another regional timber industry is already experiencing owl problems. Journal of Forestry 87(8):41-45.
Kemmitt, K. L., M. D. Lauck, N. B. Grimm, P. K. Westerhoff and P. Fox. 2017. Relationships between ecosystem metabolism and water quality: A case study from the canal system in Phoenix, AZ. Poster presented at the Annual Meeting Portland ESA 2017, August 6-11, 2017, Portland, OR. (link )
Buell, A., M. Sokolowski and P. Fox. 2016. Factors controlling invasive mussel distribution in Arizona. Poster presented at the Central Arizona-Phoenix Long-Term Ecological Research Eighteenth Annual All Scientists Meeting and Poster Symposium, 15 January 2016, Skysong, Scottsdale, AZ. (link )
Sokolowski, M. and P. Fox. 2015. Factors controlling invasive mussel distribution in Arizona. Poster presented at the Seventeenth Annual CAP LTER All Scientists Meeting and Poster Symposium, 16 January 2015, Skysong, Scottsdale, AZ. (link )
Fox, P. 2005. Regional salinity issues and potential mitigation opportunities. Presentation at March 2005, SMART: Water, Quarterly Conference, Arizona State University, Downtown Center, Tempe, AZ. (link )
Sollner, A. P., P. K. Westerhoff and P. Fox. 2000. Membranes vs groundwater recharge: balancing water quality considerations. Presented at May 2000, AWPCA Annual Conference, Mesa, AZ.
Johnson, J., L. A. Baker and P. Fox. 1997. Potential contamination of recharge water by soil contaminants. Proceedings of the AWWA Conference and Exposition. AWWA Conference and Exposition, June 15-19, 1997. Atlanta, GA.
Johnson, J., L. A. Baker and P. Fox. 1996. Potential contamination of recharged effluent and CAP water by soil contaminants. Pp. 173-176 Proceedings of the 9th Annual Symposium. AZ Hydrological Society, Sept 12-14, 1996.