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New York, NY 10018

(212) 539-7000

Katya Bilyk, PE

Associate Vice President

Katya Bilyk, PE

Katya is a nationally recognized leader in wastewater process modeling, nutrient removal, advanced control strategies, and machine learning. She has developed, calibrated, and utilized BioWin™ models for numerous wastewater facilities to optimize their performance, assess their ability to meet current and proposed nutrient limits, or to aid them in master planning by evaluating potential processes and technologies to meet tight future nutrient limits. Her experience also includes preliminary engineering reports, specialized wastewater process sampling, design of aeration systems, design of sidestream treatment processes including resource recovery, and alternatives evaluations. She is currently developing real-time process control capabilities for treatment operators by combining modeling and instrumentation.

Areas of Expertise
• Wastewater process modeling
• Wastewater treatment plant design
• Biological nutrient removal
• Pilot testing development, protocol, and analysis
• Machine learning, Python, artificial intelligence
• Wastewater treatment plant control programs
Professional Activities
Water Environment Federation (WEF)
MSEnvE- Environmental Engineering, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
BSCE - Civil Engineering, Virginia Tech
Professional Engineer (PE)