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Section Board for 'Urban Water Management' (57)

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Prof. Dr. Enedir Ghisi
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Section Editor-in-Chief
Laboratory of Energy Efficiency in Buildings, Department of Civil Engineering, Federal University of Santa Catarina, Campus Universitario, Trindade, Florianópolis - SC, 88040-900, Brazil
Interests: stormwater harvesting; water consumption in buildings; water efficiency; rainwater use in buildings; sustainability; permeable pavements; energy efficiency; buildings; climate change.
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Dr. Winnie Gerbens-Leenes
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Integrated Research on Energy, Environment and Society (IREES, Groningen, The Netherlands), University of Groningen, 9747 AG Groningen, The Netherlands
Interests: energy and fuels; environmental sciences; water resources
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Prof. Dr. Arash Massoudieh
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Department of Civil Engineering, The Catholic University of America, Washington, DC, USA
Interests: modeling; contaminant fate and transport; stormwater management; water quality, groundwater
Prof. Dr. Domenico Pianese
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Department of Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering, Università of Naples Federico II, via Claudio 21, 80125 Napoli, Italy
Interests: (a) Water Distribution Networks: Optimal Design and rehabilitation; Optimal pressure management; Water losses reduduction; Water contamination; (b) Urban drainage: optimal wastewater; rainwater drainage network design and rehabilitation; contaminant propagation; (c) hydrology: rain depth probability distribution; infiltation; surface runoff; flood propagation; detention ponds; (d) sediment transport: sediment supply; sediment transport modeling by fractions; (e) mud and debris flows propagation and contermeasures; (f) one- and two-dimensional free surface flow propagation
Prof. Dr. Marco Ferrante
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Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Perugia, Perugia, Italy
Interests: diagnosis of water distribution systems; transients in pressurized pipes; intermittent water supply; leak hydraulics
Dr. Ignacio de Godos
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Department of Chemical Engineering and Environmental Technology, University of Valladolid, Valladolid, Spain
Interests: low cost wastewater treatments; waster regeneration; microalgae based systems; energy recovery from wastewater and solid wastes
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Dr. Günter Langergraber
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University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences, Vienna (BOKU), Vienna, Austria
Interests: treatment wetlands; nature-based solutions; resource-oriented sanitation; modeling and simulation
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Dr. Soon-Thiam Khu
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School of Environmental Science and Engineering, Tianjin University, Tianjin 300072, China
Interests: catchment modelling; model calibration and verification; drainage networks; water distribution modelling; low impact development
Dr. Christos Makropoulos
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Department of Water Resources and Environmental Engineering, National Technical University of Athens, Athens, Greece
Interests: urban water management; water systems resilience; critical water infrastructure risk and security analysis; uncertainty quantification; multi-objective evolutionary optimization; decision support; long-term policy scenario development and system stress-testing
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Prof. Dr. Armando Di Nardo
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Dipartimento di Ingegneria, Università degli Studi della Campania “Luigi Vanvitelli”, via Roma 29, 81031 Aversa, Italy
Interests: Water network management; Water network partitioning; Water leakage; Complex network theory; Critical infrastructure; Optimization; Smart water network; Resilience
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Prof. Dr. Avi Ostfeld
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Deputy Vice President for Academic Affairs, Faculty of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Technion – Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa 32000, Israel
Interests: water distribution systems analysis and management
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Prof. Dr. Fayyaz Ali Memon
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University of Exeter, Exeter, United Kingdom
Interests: domestic water consumption; water demand management; water reuse
Prof. Dr. Enrico Creaco
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DICAr, University of Pavia, Via Ferrata 3, 27100 Pavia, Italy
Interests: water distribution modelling; urban drainage modelling; real-time control; sediment transport in sewers; sustainable solutions for urban drainage systems; flood control in urban areas
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Dr. Luiza Campos
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Civil Environmental & Geomatic Engineering, University College London, Gower St, London WC1E 6BT, UK
Interests: water and wastewater treatment; green technologies; pharmaceuticals and personal care products; microplastics; sanitation systems
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Dr. Barry T. Hart
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School of Chemistry, Monash University, Melbourne, Australia
Interests: natural resources decision-making (water policy and management; water quality and catchment management, environmental flows), ecological risk assessment and environmental chemistry
Dr. Manoj K. Jha
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Department of Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering, North Carolina A&T State University, Greensboro, NC 27411, USA
Interests: hydrology; watershed modeling; impact assessment of land use change and climate change; water quality; uncertainty assessment in modeling
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Prof. Dr. Francesco De Paola
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Department of Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering, University of Naples Federico II, Naples, Italy
Interests: water distribution networks; urban drainage systems; low-impact development (LID); meta-heuristic optimization models; decision support system; water systems; pressure management
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Prof. Dr. Yung-Tse Hung
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Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Cleveland State University, Cleveland, OH 44115, USA
Interests: water supply and water treatment; municipal wastewater treatment; industrial waste treatment; biological waste treatment; water and wastewater treatment plant design; water pollution control; water quality engineering
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Prof. Dr. Theodore Endreny
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Department of Environmental Resources Engineering, SUNY ESF, Syracuse, NY, USA
Interests: hydrology; forests; rivers; rainfall-runoff modeling; stormwater management; urban climate change adaptation; ecosystem functions; sustainable development
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Dr. Terry Lucke
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Stormwater Research Group (SWRG), School of Science and Engineering, University of the Sunshine Coast, Sippy Downs, QLD 4556, Australia
Interests: sustainable urban drainage systems; stormwater treatment systems; floating wetlands; roof drainage systems; hydraulic structures
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Prof. Dr. Richard C. Smardon
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Department of Environmental Studies, SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry , State University of New York, 416 Marshall Hall, 1 Forestry Drive, Syracuse, NY 13210, USA
Interests: landscape planning; sustainability; water resource management; urban ecosystems
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Dr. Peter J Coombes
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Urban Water Cycle Solutions, Carrington, New South Wales, Australia
Interests: systems analysis; engineering; economics; environmental science; water resources; government policy
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Prof. Dr. Meine Pieter van Dijk
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International Institute of Social Studies (ISS), Erasmus University, Rotterdam, The Hague, The Netherlands
Interests: economics; water; sanitation; climate change; finance; PPP; role private sector; entrepreneurship; urban
Prof. Dr. Marco Franchini
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Dipartimento di Ingegneria, University of Ferrara, Via Saragat 1, 44100 Ferrara, Italy
Interests: hydrology: real time flood forecasting, flood routing, discharge measurements, rating curves, rainfall-runoff modelling and parameterization, uncertainty; hydraulic infrastructures: water distribution system management and design, water demand simulation and forecasting, leakage characterization and simulation, hybrid water supply systems
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Prof. Dr. Luca Giovanni Lanza
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Dipartimento di Ingegneria Civile, Chimica e Ambientale (DICCA), University of Genoa, Via Balbi, 5, 16126 Genova GE, Italy
Interests: physical/stochastic hydrology; precipitation measurement instruments; modeling space-time rainfall fields; floods and flash floods; basin hydrology; distributed hydrological modeling; river geomorphology; sustainable urban hydrology; storm water quality/water treatment
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Prof. Dr. Kwok-wing Chau
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Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hunghom, Kowloon, Hong Kong
Interests: artificial intelligence; hydrology; soft computing; water quality; meta-heuristic algorithm; hydrodynamic; rainfall; runoff
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Prof. Dr. Giorgio Mannina
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Dipartimento di Ingegneria Civile, Ambientale, Aerospaziale, dei Materiali Università di Palermo Viale delle Scienze, Ed. 8, 90128 Palermo, Italy
Interests: wastewater treatment processes; mathematical modelling for environmental water quality; uncertainty and sensitivity analysis; urban drainage; greenhouse gas emissions; integrated urban drainage water quality management; solid waste landfill modelling; solid waste management
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Prof. Dr. G. Mathias Kondolf
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Department of Landscape Architecture and Environmental Planning, UC Berkeley, Berkeley, USA
EURIAS fellow, Collegium—Lyon Institute of Advanced Studies, ENS; CNRS UMR 5600 Environnement Ville Société, University of Lyon, Lyon, France
Interests: fluvial geomorphology; environmental planning; river restoration; sustainable floodplain management; urban rivers; social and biophysical connectivity of urban rivers; sustainable management of sediment in rivers and reservoirs; reservoir sedimentation; sediment starvation
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Dr. David McCarthy
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Environmental and Public Health Microbiology Laboratory (EPHM Lab), Department of Civil Engineering, Monash University, Clayton, Australia
Interests: stormwater management; faecal contamination; water quality; urban drainage modelling
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Prof. Dr. Dafang Fu
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School of Civil Engineering, Southeast University, Nanjing 210096, China
Interests: water and wastewater treatment; sponge cities; membrane technologies; LID technologies; stormwater and urban runoff treatment and management; sediment remediation
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Prof. Dr. Craig Allan
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Department of Geography and Earth Sciences, University of North Carolina at Charlotte, Charlotte, NC 27599, USA
Interests: surface water/groundwater interactions; water quality; stormwater hydrolgy and infrastructure; biogeochemistry
Prof. Dr. Chris Kilsby
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School of Engineering, Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 7RU, UK
Interests: flood hydrology; urban hydrology and hydrodynamics; stochastic hydrology; climate change impacts on hydrology; extreme rainfall
Prof. Dr. Brett F. Sanders
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Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of California, Irvine, CA 92697-2175, USA
Interests: flooding dynamics; flood modeling; urban hydrology; coastal water quality
Dr. Aleksandra Drizo
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Water and Soil Solutions International Ltd., 22 rue du Pont, Bedford J0J 1A0, Quebec, Canada
Interests: environmental protection; water pollution mitigation, prevention, and control; best environmental management practices; circular economy
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Dr. Nicola Fontana
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Department of Engineering, Università degli Studi del Sannio , Benevento, Italy
Interests: water distribution networks; pressure transients in water systems
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Prof. Dr. Marco Guida
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Department of Biology, University of Naples, Naples, Italy
Interests: biofilms; Pseudomonas aeruginosa; Candida spp.; food safety; foodborne pathogenic bacteria; clinical devices; natural compounds; quorum sensing
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Dr. Marie-Christine Gromaire
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Ecole des Ponts ParisTech / Leesu, Paris, France
Interests: urban runoff; pollutants; emissions; loads; management; SUDS; measurement; modelling
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Prof. Dr. Rui Cunha Marques
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Departament of Civil Engineering, Architecture and Georesources, Instituto Superior Técnico, Universidade de Lisboa, 1049-001 Lisbon, Portugal
Interests: Regulation; Benchmarking; Public Policies; PPPs; Privatizations; Local Public Services; Infrastructure; Water; Solid Waste; Transport; Health Sector
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Prof. Dr. Vicenç Puig
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Insitut de Robòtica i Informàtica Industrial (IRI), Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (UPC), Barcelona, Spain
Interests: real-time control of urban water networks (drinking water networks and urban water networks); leak detection and localization; quality monitoring; sensor data validation and reconstruction; water management
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Dr. Keshab Sharma
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Advanced Water Management Centre, The University of Queensland, St Lucia QLD 4072, Australia
Interests: sewer systems; process modelling; integrated water management
Prof. Dr. Ghassan Chebbo
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1. LEESU, UMR MA 102, École des Ponts ParisTech, AgroParisTech, UPEC, UPE, Champs-sur-Marne, 6-8 avenue Blaise Pascal, Cité Descartes, 77455 Marne-la-Vallée CEDEX 2, France
2. Faculty of engineering, Lebanese University, Hadath, Lebanon
Interests: urban water management; water quality; hydrology; stormwater treatment; stormwater modelling
Prof. Dr. Rajendra Prasad Singh
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School of Civil Engineering, Southeast University, Nanjing 210096, China
Interests: sustainable urban water development; sustainable urban water systems; planning and design; low-impact development techniques; climate change; urban water management; eco-restoration
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Prof. Dr. Robert Sitzenfrei
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Unit of Environmental Engineering, University of Innsbruck, 6020 Innsbruck, Austria
Interests: modelling of urban water networks; complex network analysis; transition modelling; Smart Water City
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Prof. Dr. Alberto Campisano
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Department of Civil Engineering and Architecture, University of Catania, Catania, Italy
Interests: urban water systems; water supply and distribution; urban drainage; sewer systems; rainwater harvesting; real time control; sediment transport
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Prof. Dr. Jes Vollertsen
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Department of Civil Engineering, Aalborg University, 9220 Aalborg, Denmark
Interests: stormwater; wastewater; urban surface waters; microplastic quantification; micropollutants; chemical processes; biological processes; water system engineering
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Prof. Dr. David Proverbs
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Associate Dean—International, Faculty of Computing, Engineering and the Built Environment, Birmingham City University, Birmingham, UK
Interests: flood risk management; resilience; adaptation; recovery; response
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Prof. Dr. Manfred Kleidorfer
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Unit of Environmental Engineering, University of Innsbruck,Innrain 52, 6020 Innsbruck, Austria
Interests: urban drainage systems; stormwater management; nature based solutions; climate change adaptation; modelling
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Prof. Dr. J. Jaime Sadhwani Alonso
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Department of Process Engineering, Campus de Tafira Baja, University of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria (ULPGC), E-35017 Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Spain
Interests: desalination; membrane; water treatment; water purification and reuse; solar photovoltaic and solar thermal
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Prof. Dr. Giuseppe T. Aronica
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Department of Engineering, University of Messina, Contrada Di Dio, 98158 Sant'Agata, Messina, Italy
Interests: flood risk management and flood defence design; flood propagation modelling; flash floods and debris flows; flood vulnerability and damage evaluation; pluvial flooding; urban drainage systems; flood early warning
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Prof. Dr. Antonio Cancelliere
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Dipartimento di Ingegneria Civile e Architettura, Università di Catania, Via S. Sofia 64, 95123 Catania, Italy
Interests: water resources management; hydraulic engineering; hydraulic infrastructures; hydrological processes; water scarcity; drought indices forecasting; water supply systems; environment protection
Prof. Dr. Bruno Brunone
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Water Engineering Laboratory, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Perugia, I-06125 Perugia, Italy
Interests: water systems; pipeline outfalls; fault (leak) detection of pipe systems; transients
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Dr. Eran Friedler
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Faculty of Environmental, Water and Agricultural Engineering, Technion—Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa 32000, Israel
Interests: alternative water sources and their influence on sustainable urban water use; greywater; rainwater harvesting; municipal sewers
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Prof. Dr. Jiangyong Hu
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Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, National University of Singapore, Singapore 117576, Singapore
Interests: advanced oxidation process; emerging contaminants detection and removal; water disinfection technology; biofilm control; storm water management
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Prof. Dr. Joaquín Izquierdo
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Institute for Multidisciplinary Mathematics, Dept. of Applied Mathematics, Universitat Politècnica de València, Camí de Vera, s/n, 46022 València, Spain
Interests: mathematical modeling; knowledge-based systems; DSSs in engineering (mainly urban hydraulics)
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Dr. Fabio Masi
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IRIDRA Srl, Florence, Italy
Interests: constructed wetlands; treatment wetlands; nature based solutions; sustainable water management; water sensitive urban design; resource recovery oriented sanitation; circular economy; water pollution control
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Prof. Dr. Ataur Rahman
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Civil and Environmental Engineering School of Computing, Engineering and Mathematics University of Western Sydney Locked Bag 1797, Penrith, NSW 2751, Australia
Interests: hydrology; rainfall runoff; rainwater harvesting; flood; water demand forecasting; water sensitive urban design; water quality
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Dr. Michael Richter
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Environmentally Sound Urban and Infrastrucure Planning, HafenCity University, Hamburg, Germany
Interests: urban hydrology and ecology; urban climate change adaptation; sustainable urban drainage systems; stormwater management; nature-based solutions to climate change in urban areas; urban green infrastructures
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