Prof. Dr. Giorgio Mannina
University of Palermo, Italy
Key Note Lecture: Advances in water resource recovery from wastewater treatment: the EU project Wider-Uptake
Dr Giorgio Mannina is Professor of Sanitary and Environmental Engineering at the Engineering Department of Palermo University – Italy. His research interest and focus is on: advanced wastewater treatments (MBR, MBBR, hybrid processes, IFAS, Granular systems etc..), BNR processes, environmental water quality mathematical modelling etc. He is author of more than 350 papers of which more than 100 in ISI Journals and Editors of around 10 books with more than 20 authored chapters. He has been invited to give several plenary/keynotes and invited talks, seminars and lecturers in the international conferences as well as the universities/research institutions.
Prof. Mannina has been visiting Professor/Researcher in several Universities: Columbia University, New York (USA), Tongji University (Shanghai, China), Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU), Norway, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven (Belgium), Laval University (Canada), The University of Queensland, Australia, Gdansk University (Poland).
Prof. Mannina is Associate/Guest Editor of multiple ISI Journals: Journal of Bioresource Technology, Journal of Environmental Management, Journal of Hydrology etc. He is Chair of the International Water Association (IWA) Task Group on Membrane Bioreactor modelling & control and Member of the IWA Specialist Group “Membrane Technology”. Prof. Mannina is Fulbright research Fellow at Columbia University (New York, USA)- 2018. He is/has been Chair of International Conferences, seminars and Advanced courses supported by IWA.