University of Vermont

College of
Agriculture and Life Sciences

Department of Plant and Soil Science

Aleksandra Drizo, Ph.D.


Aleksandra DrizoResearch Associate Professor

  • Ph.D. University of Edinburgh, UK 1989
  • Natural Resources Management, University of Edinburgh UK MSc 1993
  • Water Resources Engineering, University of Belgrade Serbia BSc 1988
  • C.V.
Areas of Expertise

Water Resources Engineering, Environmental Engineering, Natural Resources Management

My research focuses on constructed wetlands, for reducing phosphorus and other pollutants from both point and non-point sources in municipal and agricultural settings. I utilize filtration systems for agricultural, municipal, domestic and urban wastewater treatment to create sustainable water management and water pollution control.

Contact Information
Phone: (802) 656-62717
Office Hours: by appointment
Website:Faculty website

Recent Publications:

Gunesa, K., Tuncsiper, B., Drizo, A., Massi, F., Ayaza, S. and Tufekci, H. (2011a). Constructed and riverine wetlands design considerations for domestic and agricultural diffuse pollution treatment – a case study from Turkey. Ecological Engineering

Gunesa, K., Tuncsiper, B., Ayaza, S. and Drizo, A. (2011a). Free water surface constructed wetland system for treatment of high strength domestic wastewater: a case study for the Mediterranean. Ecological Engineering

Carreau, R., VanAcker, S., VanderZaag, A., Madani, A., Drizo, A. and Gordon, R. (2011). Evaluation of a surface flow constructed wetland treating abattoir wastewater. Applied Engineering in Agriculture.