Young Chul Choi

Associate Director, Industrial Water Practice

P: 205-704-3479


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Young Chul Choi serves as the associate director of SR’s Industrial Water Practice, focusing on creating clean water technologies through engineering services, development and analytical testing. Before coming to SR, he launched a water program at RTI International in Research Triangle Park, North Carolina, developing technical solutions in the water-energy nexus. He also worked for CH2M Hill as a regional technology leader and at Doosan Hydro Technology as the founder of a research and development group. His expertise includes water and wastewater treatment using membranes and biological treatment, particularly desalination, nutrient removal, and industrial treatment.

Young Chul received his bachelor’s degree in civil engineering and a master’s in environmental engineering from Seoul National University. He completed his doctorate in environmental engineering at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. He is also a registered professional engineer with two U.S. patents and serves as editor-in-chief for the technical journal Membrane Water Treatment.