9th Water Research Horizon Conference 2018


WRHC 2018 Plenary Talks




Human Populations in River Corridors and the Greatness of Cities

4 July 2018, 09.00 – 09.45 am / 09:00 – 09:45 h


Changing our Ancient Roman Water Management: Why is it so hard?

3 July 2018, 10.00 – 10.45 am / 10:00 – 10:45 h





ETH Zurich / eawag Dübendorf | CH


University of Florida (US)

about him

Professor for Urban Water Systems at ETH Zürich (IFU)

Director of the Institute of Environmental Engineering, ETH Zurich

Head of the Urban Water Management Department Urban Water Management

Member of the Systems Engineering research cluster (Water Infrastructure Management)


Major research areas

Sustainable urban water and water infrastructure management, nutrient recycling

Modelling of biological and chemical processes in wastewater and groundwater systems

Population dynamics in activated sludge and biofilm systems

Economic modelling of urban water systems

about him

Professor and Associate Chair for Landscape Hydrology and Landscape Hydrology Laboratory



Major research areas

Remediation of contaminated soils, waters, and aquifers

Soil quality/ecosystem Services

Wetlands and aquatic systems

Emphasis on minimizing human impacts on natural hydrologic ecosystems, including watersheds, wetlands, and aquifers

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