Dr Devin Sapsford

Dr Devin Sapsford

Senior Lecturer - Teaching and Research

School of Engineering

Email:
sapsforddj@cardiff.ac.uk
Telephone:
+44 (0)29 2087 5916
Location:
S/4.09

Contracts

TitlePeopleSponsorValueDuration
Piloting of a novel chemical-based sulphate removal processSapsford DSiltbuster Ltd633001/06/2013 - 30/11/2013
Field testing of a novel phosphate removal technologySapsford D, Mahdi T, Geroni JWelsh Water via Celtic Process Control Ltd2000024/08/2012 - 23/02/2013
Corrosion Scales in water distruption networkSapsford D, Wilson C, Mahdi T, Geroni JDwr Cymru499412/04/2013 - 11/04/2014
Passive treatment of minewaterSapsford DJ, Williams KPCoal Authority3000001/09/2008 - 01/09/2011
Comparison of kinetic "net acid generation" tests with "kappa" tests for prediction of contaminant release from mine wastesSapsford DJ, Williams KPSRK Consulting UK Ltd880001/07/2008 - 01/01/2009
Assessment of hydraulic residence times and Fe(II) oxidation kinetics in passive treatment systemsSapsford DJ, Williams KP, Griffiths AJCoal Authority1497921/01/2008 - 20/10/2008
Leaching and attenuation characteristics of mine waste in high-arctic environmentsWilliams KP, Sapsford DJ, Griffiths AJSRK Consulting UK Ltd4782001/01/2008 - 31/12/2008
Environmental impact of mine waste in the DRCWilliams KP, Griffiths AJ, Sapsford DJSRK Consulting UK Ltd860001/11/2007 - 01/01/2008
An investigation of the effect of water quality on iron corrosion in mains distribution systemsWilson C, Sapsford D, Mahdi TAWELSH WATER180001/08/2011 - 31/08/2011
KTC Environment (Non-Convergence)McCann DJ, Sapsford D, Williams KP, Griffiths AJNational Assembly for Wales (A4B)12872301/08/2009 - 31/07/2012
KTC Environment (Convergence)McCann DJ, Sapsford D, Williams KP, Griffiths AJNational Assembly for Wales (A4B)16089401/08/2009 - 31/07/2012
Geochemical stability of mine wasteSapsford DSRK Consulting Ltd4327501/11/2013 - 30/04/2015
Silverdale projectSapsford DMouchel97318/02/2015 - 26/02/2015
New technology for mine water treatmentSapsford DEPSRC5366801/10/2014 - 30/09/2015
Influence of geochemical properties on the environmental impacts of mine wastesSapsford D, Griffiths AJ, Williams KPSRK Consulting UK Ltd4623001/08/2009 - 31/07/2011
Potentailly problematic element (PPE) release from gold mine tailings in a tropical environmentSapsford D, Griffiths AJ, Williams KPSRK Consulting UK Ltd2000001/08/2009 - 31/07/2010
Research into parameters that influence the performance of passive mine water treatment schemesSapsford D, Williams KPCoal Authority850024/07/2009 - 31/12/2009
Optimisation of hydrometallurgical extraction of uranium from low grade oresSapsford D, Williams KPSRK Consulting UK Ltd1000001/07/2009 - 31/12/2010
Testing and Development of a Novel Water Treatment Technology for the Removal of Dissolved ContaminantsSapsford D, Williams KP, Griffiths AJCardiff Partnership Fund498101/08/2009 - 31/10/2009
Modelling the Occurrence of Scale Precipitation in Waste Water Treatment WorksSapsford D, Williams KP, Griffiths AJImtech Process Ltd537701/08/2009 - 31/07/2010
Laboratory simulation and optimisation of underground uranium bioleachingSapsford D, Williams KP, Griffiths AJSRK Consulting1000001/02/2010 - 31/01/2011
Pollution prevention guide for land owners and users of metal minesSapsford D, Brabham P (EARTH)Environment Agency195607/02/2011 - 06/08/2011
Investigation into the feasibility of using seawater to treat acid mine drainageSapsford D, Brabham P (Earth)Natural Resources Wales (NRW)211001/06/2014 - 31/10/2014
An investigation into the chemical weathering characteristics of mine wastesSapsford D, Griffiths A JSRK Consulting6199201/10/2010 - 31/03/2012
In Situ Recovery of Resources from Waste RepositoriesSapsford D, Griffiths A, Harbottle M, Mahdi T, Cleall PNERC5680301/04/2013 - 30/09/2013
Investigation into Tar Contamination in the Blaenaovon mine water treatment schemeSapsford D, Harbottle MThe Coal Authority209001/03/2011 - 31/08/2011
To develop Ford's capacity in resource efficiency and environmental performance through improvements in waste management and effluent treatmentSapsford D, Harbottle MKTP and Ford Motor Company Ltd12571001/09/2010 - 31/08/2012
In situ recovery of resources from waste repositoriesSapsford D, Harbottle M, Cleall P, Mahdi T, Weightman A (BIOSI)NERC67145402/06/2014 - 01/06/2017
Manipulation of iron geochemistry for the remediation of metal mine drainageSapsford D, Mahdi TNatural Resources Wales NRW2078626/01/2015 - 31/07/2015
Geochemical characterisationof mine waste for mine waste managementSapsford D, Mahdi TSRK Ltd500015/10/2014 - 14/10/2015
The effect of carbon dioxide degassing on reducing reagent consumption during water treatmentSapsford D, Mahdi TMaelgwyn Mineral Services Ltd401510/04/2011 - 31/01/2011
Accelerated weathering of mine wastes - Sahavaara HCTSapsford D, Mahdi TSRK Consulting Ltd1050001/02/2015 - 30/09/2015
Hydroventuri Device: Assessment, development and demonstration of its gas exchange and hydropower technology and development of associated know-how and commercialisation support tools.O'Doherty DM, O'Doherty T, Sapsford DHydroventuri Ltd6000001/10/2010 - 30/09/2013
Biological reactors as replacement to activated carbon filters for the treatment of contaminated groundwaterHarbottle M, Sapsford D, Mahdi TCeltic Technologies2500001/11/2010 - 31/10/2011
SERENThomas HR, Williams KP, Sapsford D, Tripathy S, Griffiths AJWelsh European Funding Office, British Geological Survey557661901/03/2010 - 30/06/2015

Supervised Students

TitleStudentStatusDegree
Biopreciption of Heavy Metals and Radionuclides with Calcium Carbonate in Aqueous Solutions and Particulate MediaMUGWAR AhmedThesis SubmittedPhD
Developmemt Of A Methodology For The Physiochemical Charaterisation Of A Cutting Fluid Based SludgeSUTTON AlexGraduateMPhil
DEVELOPMENT OF BESPOKE DESIGN CRITERIA FOR MINE WATER TREATMENT.SUTTON AlexCurrentPhD
NEW TECHNOLOGIES FOR THE REMOVAL OF PHOSPHATES FROM WASTEWATERALKHAZRAJI BanCurrentPhD
IN SITU PROCESSES IN RESOURCE EXTRACTION FROM WASTE REPOSITORIESPEPPICELLI ClaudiaCurrentPhD
The Transporrt Behaviour Of Coal Tar & Creosote In Severn Estuary AlluviumEMANUEL DavidGraduateMPhil
An Investigation Into Parameters Affecting The Production Of UCG GasKONSTANTINOU EleniCurrentPhD
PARTITIONING OF REES IN RESOURCE PROCESSING AND MINE ENVIRONMENTS.SMART Geoffrey DavidCurrentPhD
Rates And Mechanisms Of Chemical Processes Affecting The Treatment Of Ferruginous Mine WaterGERONI JenniferGraduatePhD
Mechanisms of the Removal of Metals from Acid and Neutral Mine Water under varying Redox SystemsFLORENCE KayGraduatePhD
The Optomisation of Stope Leaching: A Laboratory Investigation Into The Extraction Of Uranium From A Low-Grade OrePENMAN KristinaGraduateMPhil
In situ processes in resource extraction from waste repositories.ROBERTS Mark ThomasCurrentPhD
STRUCTURAL AND GEOENVIRONMENTAL APPLICATION APPLICATIONS OF WASTE QUARRY DUSTPILEGIS MartinsGraduatePhD
From Threat to Asset: Water In Sdteelworks How Modern Steelworks Can Improve Water Related Performance Via Benchmarking And development Of High Density Sludge (HDS) ProcessSUVIO VIRTANEN Piia KatariinaGraduateEngD
Treatment of oily wastewater. Specialisation - biochemical engineering/water treatment (fermentation)AL OBAIDI Safaa Abdalrasool AliCurrentPhD
Methodologies for the prediction and evaluation of potential resources within landfillsWARWICK Steven JohnCurrentPhD