lessons learned and expected path forward
Shaleena SmithApplication Engineering Manager
Shaleena Smith started her career in the water industry shortly after graduating from the Univerity of South Florida in 2006. She originally worked in research and development at Doosan Hydro Technology now SafBon Water Technology gaining hands on experience and working with pilot systems. During her time in R&D, she pursued her Master's degree in Civil and Environmental Engineering and graduated in 2011. She transitioned to a process engineering position in 2014 and was assigned the engineering manager for several water treatment related projects pertaining to seawater desalination, industrial wastewater as well as oil and gas applications.
Ms. Smith is currently in charge of managing all aspects of the application engineering department since 2019. She currently focuses on industrial wastewater treatment – involving primarily polymeric filtration technologies including UF, BWRO, SWRO, MBR as well as ceramic membrane technologies. She has participated in the execution of projects / proposals for capacities ranging 0.5-40 MGD.