Dr. Halis Simsek


Room 205
Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering
NDSU Dept. 7620
PO Box 6050
Fargo, ND 58108-6050


Dr. Halis Simsek

Assistant Professor


  • Teaching
  • Research

Expertise Areas: 

  • Biological wastewater treatment, environmental biochemistry, microbial processes for bioremediation of organic and inorganic substances.
  • Photochemical and electrochemical water and wastewater treatment.
  • Fate, transport, and reuse of nutrients in water resource recovery facilities.
  • Fate and transport of nutrients in the agricultural systems
  • Mathematical/numerical modeling of agricultural and environmental systems.
  • Agricultural water quality – irrigation, runoff, and livestock.
  • Agricultural application of municipal biosolids
  • Impacts of agricultural production on surface and groundwater quality
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Ph.D. Civil and Environmental Engineering
North Dakota State University

M.S. Agricultural & Biological Engineering
Purdue University

M.S. Environmental Engineering
Gebze Institute of Technology, Gebze, Turkey

B. Eng. Environmental Engineering
Selcuk University, Konya, Turkey

Courses Taught

  • ABEN 452/652 - Bioenvironmental System Design
  • ASM 475 - Management of Agricultural Systems