Bill Cairns (Chair)

Bill Cairns (Chair)

Chief Scientist at Trojan Technologies, Bill has more than 40 years of academic, institutional and industrial research experience. He has variously taught biochemistry, organic and industrial organic chemistry, photobiology, biochemical engineering and engineering unit operations for wastewater treatment at two universities. 

At Trojan, Bill serves as an internal consultant to research programs and interfaces with Trojan’s university and industrial research collaborators in evolving ultraviolet-based and adjacent technologies for water and wastewater treatment.

Bill has over the years served as a research proposal reviewer and advisor to research and funding agencies in Canada and the United States including RES’EAU-WaterNET, Canadian Water Network, Ontario Centres of Excellence, NSERC, WERF and WRF.