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Darren A. Lytle

Environmental Engineer


School of Engineering: Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering and Engineering Mechanics


Email: Darren Lytle
Phone: 937-229-3847
Kettering Laboratories Room 422


  • Ph.D., Environmental Engineering, University of Illinois at Champaign-Urbana, 2005
  • M.S., Environmental Engineering, University of Cincinnati, 1991
  • B.S., Civil Engineering, University of Akron, 1990

Selected Patents

  • Biological Filter for Oxidizing Ammonia in Drinking Water Treatment. D. A. Lytle, Inventor. Patent U.S. 2010/0300964 A1, Dec. 2, 2010.

Selected Research and Work

  • Research drinking water treatment (focus on inorganics and microbial pathogens) and distribution systems (corrosion control, lead, copper, biofilm, pathogens)

Course Taught

  • CEE 595-04 Drinking Water Distribution Systems

Licenses, Certifications and Credentials

  • Professional Engineer, Ohio, No. E-61725

Professional Activities

  • Member, American Water Works Association

Research Interests

  • Drinking water treatment (inorganic and microbial pathogens) and distribution system issues