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Stephen Mecca

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Contact Information:

smecca@providence.edu
401-865-2099
Sowa Hall 220

Education:

Ph.D. - Physics and Astronomy, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Area(s) of Expertise:

Coastal and Estuary Dynamics, Water supply systems and dynamics, nuclear physics, charter school leadership, micro flush toilets, waste management


Selected Publications:

Mecca, Stephen. (2011). Application of the MSB coupled embayment pollution-flushing model to Queenstown Creek .

Mecca, Stephen., Oumano, Michael., LaMontagne, Robert., Johnson, David. (2009). A natural laboratory for small estuary studies: the reincarnation of Town Pond.

Mecca, Stephen., Brown, Will., Callahan, Albert., Mulligan, Phadraic. (2009). Rational water use in the US: the potential for the retrofit of simple residential technologies.

Mecca, Stephen., Barber, Robert., Brown, William. (2008). The flushing of pollution from recreational boating in tidal embayments with application to Great Salt Pond on Block Island.

Mecca, Stephen., Barber, Robert., Mellor, George., Walsh, Gary. (2007). Application of the MSB pollution-flushing model to Great Salt Pond on Block Island.

Mecca, Stephen., Mecca, Stephen. (2007). Commercial water auditing in Stella.

Mecca, Stephen., Barber, Robert., Tombarello, John. (2006). Alternative loading functions in the MSB pollution flushing model.

Recent Presentations:

Mecca, Stephen., Davis, Hannah., Davis, Alyssa., Water & Society III, Wessex Institute of Technology, LaCaruna, Spain, "Microfranchising rural sanitation: a sustainable development model for a scale-up of a sustainable technology". July, 2015.

Mecca, Stephen., Water & Society III, LaCaruna, Spain, "Session Chair". July, 2015.

Mecca, Stephen., Pellock, Brett., Bretz, Robert., Water and Society, New Forest, UK, "Board Member: International Scientific Advisory Committee". September, 2013.

Mecca, Stephen., Pellock, Brett., Bretz, Robert., Water and Society, New Forest, UK, "Paper: Pathogen removal options emphasizing SOLDIS for the filtrate of a GSAP Microflush toilet". September, 2013.

Mecca, Stephen., Davis, Hannah., Davis, Alyssa., ECOSUD 2013, WIT, Bucharest, "Application of GSAP Microflush toilets: a sustainable development approach to rural and peri-urban sanitation". June, 2013.

Mecca, Stephen., Global Health and Innovation, New Haven, CT, "An Open-Source Model for Scaling Up the GSAP Microflush Toilet". April, 2013.

Mecca, Stephen., Fecal Sludge Management 2 Conference, Durban, South Africa, "Session Chairman-B1 Multiple Papers". November, 2012.