Medford, MA 02155
M.Sc. Water and Environmental Management, Water, Engineering and Development Centre (WEDC), Loughborough University, England, 2009
B.A. Cultural Anthropology, University of California at Santa Barbara, USA, 1995
Research interest statement
The use of appropriate technology to address access to safe drinking water, sanitation, and hygiene with a focus on locally manufactured ceramic pot filters for household drinking water treatment.
Rayner J, Skinner B, and Lantagne D (2013). Current practices in manufacturing locally-made ceramic pot filters for water treatment in developing countries. Journal of Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene for Development 3(2), 252-261.
Rayner J, Zhang H, Schubert J, Lennon P, Lantagne D, and Oyanedel-Craver V (2013). Laboratory investigation into the effect of silver applied on the bacteriological removal efficacy of filter material for use on locally-produced ceramic water filters for household drinking water treatment. ACS Sustainable Chemistry & Engineering 1(7), 737-745.
CMWG (2011). Best Practice Recommendations for Local Manufacturing of Ceramic Pot Filters for Household Water Treatment, Ed. 1. Ceramic Manufacturing Working Group with Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA, co-editor.
Current research projects
Impact of Water Chemistry on Silver Dissolution and Release from Ceramic Water Filters
The effects of manufacturing variables on ceramic water filter efficacy for drinking water treatment in developing countries.
Evaluation of household drinking water filter distributions in Haiti
Comparative study of flow in disk and full size ceramic water filters for water treatment in developing countries