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Mawuli Dzakpasu

Research Engineer

School Of Civil Engineering
Richview Newstead
Belfield
Dublin 4

Tel: +353 1 7163228
Email: mawuli.dzakpasu@ucd.ie

Professional

               

Education

Year 2013 Institution: Dundalk Institute of Technology
Qualification: PhD Subject: .
Year 2008 Institution: Kwame Nkrumah University of Science & Technology, Ghana
Qualification: MEngSc Subject:
         

Publications

     

Peer Reviewed Journals

Ge, Y., Wang, X. C., Dzakpasu, M., Zheng, Y. C., Zhao, Y. Q., Xiong, J. Q. (2016) 'Characterizing phosphorus removal from polluted urban river water by steel slags in a vertical flow constructed wetland'. Water Science and Technology, 73 (11):2644-2653. Available Online [DOI] [Details]
Dzakpasu, M., Scholz, M., McCarthy, V., Jordan, S. (2016) 'Modelling of phosphorus removal in integrated constructed wetlands using adaptive neuro-fuzzy inference system'. Journal of Water Sustainability, 6 (1):17-28. Available Online [DOI] [Details]
Zhang, Q. H., Yang, W. N., Ngo, H. H., Guo, W. S., Jin, P. K., Dzakpasu, M., Yang, S. J., Wang, Q., Wang, X. C., Ao, D. (2016) 'Current status of urban wastewater treatment plants in China'. Environment International, 92-93 :11-22. Available Online [DOI] [Details]
Zheng, Y. C., Wang, X. C., Dzakpasu, M., Zhao, Y. Q., Ngo, H. H., Guo, W., Ge, Y., Xiong, J. Q. (2016) 'Effects of interspecific competition on the growth of macrophytes and nutrient removal in constructed wetlands: A comparative assessment of free water surface and horizontal subsurface flow systems'. Bioresource Technology, 207 :134-141. Available Online [DOI] [Details]
Zheng, Y. C., Wang, X. C., Dzakpasu, M., Ge, Y., Xiong, J. Q., Zhao, Y. Q. (2016) 'Performance of a pilot demonstration-scale hybrid constructed wetland system for on-site treatment of polluted urban river water in Northwestern China'. Environmental Science and Pollution Research, 23 (1):447-454. Available Online [DOI] [Details]
Zheng, Y. C., Wang, X. C., Ge, Y., Dzakpasu, M., Xiong J. Q., Zhao Y. Q. (2015) 'Effects of annual harvesting on plants growth and nutrients removal in surface-flow constructed wetlands in northwestern China'. Ecological Engineering, 83 :268-275. Available Online [DOI] [Details]
Ge, Y., Wang, X. C., Zheng, Y. C., Dzakpasu, M., Xiong J. Q., Zhao Y. Q. (2015) 'Functions of slags and gravels as substrates in large-scale demonstration constructed wetland systems for polluted river water treatment'. Environmental Science and Pollution Research, 22 (17):12982-12991. Available Online [DOI] [Details]
Dzakpasu, M., Scholz, M., McCarthy, V., Jordan, S. (2015) 'Phosphorus retention and mass balance in an integrated constructed wetland treating domestic wastewater'. Water and Environment Journal, 29 (2):298-306. Available Online [DOI] [Details]
Dzakpasu, M., Wang, X. C., Zheng, Y. C., Ge, Y., Xiong J. Q., Zhao Y. Q. (2015) 'Characteristics of nitrogen and phosphorus removal by a surface-flow constructed wetland for polluted river water treatment'. Water Science and Technology, 71 (6):904-912. Available Online [DOI] [Details]
Dzakpasu, M., Scholz, M., McCarthy, V., Jordan, S., Sani, A. (2015) 'Adaptive neuro-fuzzy inference system for real-time monitoring of integrated constructed wetlands'. Water Science and Technology, 71 (1):22-30. Available Online [DOI] [Details]
Dzakpasu, M., Scholz, M., McCarthy, V., Jordan, S. N. (2015) 'Assessment of long-term phosphorus retention in an integrated constructed wetland treating domestic wastewater'. Environmental Science and Pollution Research, 22 (2):305-313. Available Online [DOI] [Details]
Dzakpasu, M., Scholz, M., McCarthy, V., Jordan, S (2014) 'Nitrogen transformations and mass balance in an integrated constructed wetland treating domestic wastewater'. Water Science and Technology, 70 (9):1496-1502. Available Online [DOI] [Details]
Ge, Y., Wang, X. C., Zheng, Y. C., Dzakpasu, M., Xiong J. Q., Zhao Y. Q. (2014) 'Comparison of slags and gravels as substrates in horizontal subsurface flow constructed wetlands for polluted river water treatment'. Journal of Water Sustainability, 4 (4):247-258. Available Online [DOI] [Details]
Dzakpasu, M., Scholz, M., McCarthy, V., Jordan, S. N. (2014) 'Assessment of an integrated constructed wetland for decentralized wastewater treatment in a rural community in Ireland'. Journal of Water Sustainability, 4 (4):259-277. Available Online [DOI] [Details]
Dzakpasu, M., Scholz, M., Harrington, R., McCarthy, V., Jordan, S. N. (2014) 'Groundwater quality impacts from a full-scale integrated constructed wetland'. Ground Water Monitoring and Remediation, 34 (3):51-64. Available Online [DOI] [Details]
Dzakpasu, M., Scholz, M., Harrington, R., Jordan, S. N., McCarthy, V. (2012) 'Characterising infiltration and contaminant migration beneath earthen-lined integrated constructed wetlands'. Ecological Engineering, 41 :41-51. Available Online [DOI] [Details]
Dzakpasu, M., Hofmann, O., Scholz, M., Harrington, R., Jordan, S. N., McCarthy, V. (2011) 'Nitrogen removal in an integrated constructed wetland treating domestic wastewater'. Journal of Environmental Science and Health - Part A Toxic/Hazardous Substances and Environmental Engineering, 46 (7):742-750. Available Online [DOI] [Details]
Dong, Y., Wiliński, P. R., Dzakpasu, M., Scholz, M. (2011) 'Impact of hydraulic loading rate and season on water contaminant reductions within integrated constructed wetlands'. Wetlands, 31 (3):499-509. [DOI] [Details]
 

Conference Publications

Ge Y; Wang XC; Zheng YC; Dzakpasu M; Xiong JQ; Zhao YQ. (2014) Comparison of slags and gravels as substrates in horizontal surface flow constructed wetlands for polluted river water treatment In: e-Proc. 14th IWA International Conference of Wetland Systems for Water Pollution Control Shanghai, China, , 12-OCT-14 - 16-OCT-14 , pp.744-753 [Details]
Bedri, Z., Mockler, E., Bruen, M., O'Sullivan, J.J., Zhao, Y., Purcell, P.J., Al Saji, M., Corkery, A., Doherty, L., Dzakpasu, M., Martins, J.M., Packham, I., Quinn, A., Rymszewicz, A. & Willuweit, L. (2014) Water at the centre of environmental issues - research at the UCD Dooge Centre for Water Resources Research . In: O'Sullivan J.J. & Bruen, M eds. Dooge Nash International Symposium Dublin, Ireland, , 24-APR-14 - 26-APR-14 , pp.19-33 [Details]
Bedri, Z; Mockler, EM; Bruen, M; O¿Sullivan, JJ; Zhao, YQ; Purcell, PJ; Al Saji, M; Corkery, A; Doherty, L; Dzakpasu, M; Martins, JM; Packham, I; Quinn, A; Rymszewicz, A; Willuwet, L; (2014) Water at the Centre of Environmental Issues ¿ Research at the UCD Dooge Centre for Water Resources Research . In: J.J. O¿Sullivan, M. Bruen (eds.) eds. In: The Grand Challenges Facing Hydrology in the 21st Century (Proceedings of Dooge-Nash International Symposium, Dublin, Ireland), ISBN:9781905254835 Dublin, , 23-APR-14 - 26-APR-14 , pp.19-33 [Details]
Bedri, Z, Mockler, E., Bruen, M., Zhao, Y., Purcell, P.J., Al Saji, M., Corkery, A., Doherty, L., Dzakpasu, M., Martins, J.M., Quinn, A., Packham, I., Rymszewicz, A. & Willuwet, L. (2014) Water at the centre of environmental issues - Research at the UCD Dooge Centre for Water Resources Research . In: O'Sullivan J.J. & Bruen, M eds. International Dooge-Nash Symposium Dublin, , 24-APR-14 - 26-APR-14 , pp.19-34 [Details]
Zheng YC; Wang XC; Ge Y; Dzakpasu M; Xiong JQ; Zhao YQ. (2014) Effect of plant harvest on nutrients removal by surface-flow constructed wetland for water quality improvement In: e-Proc. 14th IWA International Conference of Wetland Systems for Water Pollution Control Shanghai, China, , 12-OCT-14 - 16-OCT-14 , pp.587-596 [Details]
Dzakpasu M; Wang XC; Zheng YC; Ge Y; Xiong JQ; Zhao YQ. (2014) Characteristics of nitrogen and phosphorus removal by surface-flow constructed wetland for polluted river water treatment In: e-Proc. 14th IWA International Conference of Wetland Systems for Water Pollution Control Shanghai, China, , 12-OCT-14 - 16-OCT-14 , pp.357-365 [Details]
                                                                                         

Research

Research Interests

  • Treatment wetlands
  • Alternative water resources technologies
  • Sustainable water management
  • Urban water systems analysis 
  • Water resources and quality forecasting