Use of treated wastewater
11:00 AM - 11:20 AM Wed
Dr Herman Helness is a Senior Scientist at SINTEF Community, Water and Environment. He received his M.Sc. degree in Chemical Engineering at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU) in 1989 and has a PhD in enhanced biological phosphorus removal. He has been working with SINTEF since 1991, both in scientific positions and as Research Manager from 2007 to 2015. His expertise covers treatment processes and solutions for drinking water, industrial water and wastewater, sustainability assessments and Integrated Water Management. He has published 41 papers in refereed journals and conferences. He has international experience from Sudan, Ghana, South Africa, and Macedonia. His reference list includes a number of large Norwegian and international projects including: TOP-Water (Treatment of Produced Water, Project co-ordinator), Sustainable water management for resilience to climate change impact on society in South Africa – SUWAM (Principal investigator), Rain Water Harvesting for Resilience to Climate Change Impact on Water Availability in Ghana (QA-responsible), RECOVER (WP-leader for municipal wastewater and project leader in SINTEF), and the EU FP7 projects TECHNEAU and DESSIN (WP-leader and deputy WA leader), EviBAN (Water JPI, coordinator and Principal investigator in Norway) and WIDER UPTAKE (H2020, coordinator and WP leader).