Dr. Ciro Bustillo LeCompte has a multidisciplinary background in the areas of civil, environmental, and chemical engineering. He completed his Bachelor of Engineering (2008) at the University of Cartagena, Colombia, and obtained his MASc (2012) and PhD (2016) at Ryerson University, Canada. Dr. LeCompte is a certified Professional Engineer (PEng), Environmental Professional (EP), a Fraternal Member of the Canadian Institute of Public Health Inspectors (CIPHI), and a 2017-2018 Queen Elizabeth Scholar (QES). He is currently an Associate Member in the Environmental Applied Science and Management Graduate Programs, and a Lecturer in the School of Occupational and Public Health at Ryerson University. He has co-authored over twenty peer-reviewed scientific papers, several conference proceedings, chapters, and books. His research interests include advanced oxidation processes, advanced treatment of water and wastewater, waste minimization, water, soil and air quality, energy and resource recovery, water reuse, and heterogeneous catalysis.