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Lecture series 'Water 4.0' by prof. David Sedlak

On the 12th of September the SINReM kick-off took place. Representatives from Uppsala University, TU Bergakademie Freiberg, Ghent University, VITO, Sandvik and UMICORE presented on interesting topics such as circular economy, mining and recycling of batteries. The SINReM consortium is proud to present the 2019 cohort, counting 25 students from 20 nationalities, with a near perfect gender balance!

CAPTURE (www.capture-resources.be), the international Master programme on sustainable management of natural resources SINReM (www.sinrem.eu) and the International Training Centre of the Faculty of Bioscience Engineering invite you to the lecture series ‘Water 4.0’ by Prof. David Sedlak, a series of 5 lectures on the future of urban water systems, organised between November 7 and 27, 2019

David Sedlak is civil and environmental engineering professor at the University of California, Berkeley. He has performed pioneering research on advancing the way water resources and urban water infrastructure are managed, including implementing water reuse and reducing the discharge of emerging contaminants (such as pharmaceuticals and personal care products). For his outstanding research he received the Athalie Richardson Irvine Clarke Prize for excellence in water research, one of the most prestigious awards in the world. Professor Sedlak is also Co-Director of the Berkeley Water Center and Deputy Director of the National Science Foundation’s Engineering Research Center on Re-Inventing the Nation’s Urban Water Infrastructure (ReNUWIt). He is editor-in-chief for the renowned journals Environmental Science and Technology, and Environmental Science and Technology Letters, and author of the game changing book ‘Water 4.0’.

The entire lecture programme is available at https://www.capture-resources.be/news/lecture-series-water-40-david-sedlak .

If you would like to attend (some of) the lectures, please register at https://webappsx.ugent.be/eventManager/events/davidsedlak .