Global WtERT Council Team Members

Werner Bauer
Werner BauerWtERT Germany
A.C. (Thanos) Bourtsalas
A.C. (Thanos) BourtsalasGlobal WtERT Council | Columbia University
Marco J. Castaldi
Marco J. CastaldiWtERT USA | City College of New York
Chris Cheeseman
Chris CheesemanWtERT U.K. | Imperial College London
Stefano Consonni
Stefano ConsonniWtERT Italia | Politecnico di Milano
Alexander Golberg
Alexander GolbergWtERT Israel | Tel Aviv University
Alex Godoy
Alex GodoyWtERT Chile | Universidad del Desarollo
Qunxing Huang
Qunxing HuangWtERT China | Zhejiang University
BADR IKKEN
BADR IKKENWtERT Morocco | IRESEN
Dagmar Juchelková
Dagmar JuchelkováWtERT Czech Republic | VŠB-Technical University of Ostrava
REDA M. KABBAJ
REDA M. KABBAJGlobal WtERT Council | WtERT Canada
Prof. Jong Ryeol Kim
Prof. Jong Ryeol KimWtERT Kazakhstan | Nazarbayev University
Grzegorz Lisak
Grzegorz LisakWtERT Singapore | Nanyang Technological University
Maria Loizidou
Maria LoizidouWtERT Greece | NTUA
Mohy Saad Mansour
Mohy Saad MansourWtERT Egypt | Cairo University
Catherine N. Mulligan
Catherine N. MulliganWtERT Canada | Concordia University
Samet Oturk
Samet OturkWtERT Turkey | Bursa Technical University
Enrique Posada
Enrique PosadaWtERT Colombia
Er. Dilip.M. ShrotriyaWtERT India
Yong-Chil Seo
Yong-Chil SeoWtERT Korea | Yonsei University
Masaki Takaoka
Masaki TakaokaWtERT Japan | Kyoto University
Nickolas J. Themelis
Nickolas J. ThemelisGlobal WtERT Council | Columbia University
Liliana N. Themelis
Liliana N. ThemelisGlobal WtERT Council
Yixi Tian
Yixi TianGlobal WtERT Council | Research Consultant & GWC Webmaster
Yuri Schmitke Almeida Belchior Tisi
Yuri Schmitke Almeida Belchior TisiWtERT Brazil | ABREN
Costas Velis
Costas VelisWtERT U.K. | Leeds University
Hedwig Vielreicher
Hedwig VielreicherWtERT Germany
Hanwei Zhang
Hanwei ZhangWtERT Asia

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Research Associates, Earth Engineering Center

Sustainable waste management technologies, Public health and quality of life, and waste management education.

Analysis and evaluation of investments for technical projects; risk management; engineering economics; evaluation of environmental investments with applications in operational research; evaluation of technological investments through Life Cycle Analysis (LCA) and Cost-Benefit Analysis (CBA).

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Sustainable solid waste management, anaerobic digestion, waste-to-energy, industrial ecology, life-cycle- analysis, waste management and climate change.

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Chemical and biological processes as they occur in solid waste landfills and bioreactors; application of life-cycle analysis to solid waste management.

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Optimizing operational costs and revenues of waste management by initiating benchmarking projects; design of fermentation plants, transfer stations, waste-to-energy (WTE) plants, sanitary landfills.

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Solid waste management (waste-to-energy, biogas generation from landfills).

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Integrated waste management systems, WTE technologies; beneficial use of WTE residues, circular economy, LCA.studies.

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Development of sustainable energy systems and materials/energy recovery from used materials.

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Combustion, gasification and high temperature catalytic reaction engineering; waste-to-energy.

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Nano-particles, grain boundaries, interfaces, and extended defects in thin films, electronic oxides, fuel cell technology.

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Research interests: Materials for energy recovery and for increasing energy efficiency; mechanobiology, nanomechanics, multi-phase and multi-scale computational mechanics.

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Environmental microbiology and biotechnology; study of microbial communities in natural and engineered systems.

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Geo-environmental engineering with primary focus on the on the experimental and numerical modeling of flow and contaminant transport processes in geologic systems.

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Process engineering and equipment design for the recovery of materials from municipal, electronic, automobile ,and C&D wastes; processing of waste materials into feedstocks, including resin separation and conversion of wastes to fuel.

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Catalytic abatement of CO, HC, Nox and particulate emissions from mobile staitionary sources. Development of catalytic technologies for the hydrogen economy.

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Air pollution and prevention, chemical risk assessment, atmospheric dispersion modeling.

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Relationship between water and human systems at the Central zone of Chile, environmental impact of agricultural and mining activities, climate change.

Geographic information systems (GIS), environmental modeling/management.

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Energy recovery by thermal treatment of solid wastes; image-based dignostics of combustion process; non-intrusive 3-D temperature measurement for combustion system; combustion optimization using flame imaging.

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Application of sustainable waste management processes; formation and direction of environmental companies.

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Rheology and processing of concrete; nanomodification of cement-based systems; sustainable infrastructural materials.

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Environmental policy, management of solid wastes, freight transportation planning, and urban planning.

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Carbon sequestration; Clean fossil energy conversion systems; Alternative energy production; Particle technology; Electrostatic tomography; Multiphase flow systems.

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Design and operation of electromechanical installations and apparatus, recycling of e-waste, materials and energy recovery from wastes, power utilization and CO2 emissions.

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Design of low-cost and portable Micro-Electro-Mechanical Systems (MEMS) technologies for global health, diagnostic instrumentation, artificial tissue.

Landfill gas engineering, air quality and greenhouse gas emissions from landfills, environmental permitting of landfills and landfill gas to energy plants, regulatory compliance for solid waste facilities.

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Use of remote sensing for environmental monitoring, coastal zone management.

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Industrial ecology, high temperature reactors, thermal plasma spraying, integrated waste management.

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Environmental and sustainable waste management policies, technologies, and practice; government and public affairs.

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Transport phenomena at high temperatures, thermal plasma and arc spraying, mathematical modeling, LCA of surface coating processes, application of thermal plasma technology to resource recovery from used products.

Modern building materials; material recycling and reuse; sustainable infrastructure with focus on energy efficiency and solar energy harvesting.

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EMembrane-based processes for desalination, wastewater reclamation, salinity gradient energy, and waste-heat conversion.

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Gasification technologies, energy efficiency of waste-to-energy technologies, exergy analysis, thermodynamic modelling, biochar production and valorization.

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Thermal conversion of municipal solid waste to energy; Numerical Analysis of High Temperature Process by Computational Fluid Dynamics.

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