Dr. Lluís Corominas

Dr. Lluís Corominas

ICRA- Catalan Institute for Water Research

Key note lecture: Life cycle assessment applied to wastewater treatment: main achievements and pending issues

Dr. Lluís Corominas is leading a research group at ICRA on Integrated Management of Urban Water Systems and Sustainability Assessment. It involves the development of new monitoring tools, models for water quality prediction and methods for incorporating sustainability into decision-making.

He has experience in leading national and international EU projects that involve fundamental and applied research, with more than 50 peer-reviewed journal papers. he has articipated in 3 IWA Task Groups (GHG on greenhouse gases emissions, GMP on good modelling practices, BSM on benchmarking wastewater treatment), and editor of the journal Water Practice and Technology from IWA Publishing since 2014. He was the principal inventor of a patent and enterpreneur, co-creator of InnoWatt spin-off.

Dr. Corominas chairs the IWA Working Group on Life Cycle Assessment of Water and Wastewater Treatment, and is leading the initiative of delivering a roadmap for LCA studies applied to wastewater treatment.