Conferences - Seminars

  Tuesday 25 September 2018 12:15 - 13:15 GR A3 32

EESS talk on "Granular sludge processes - exploiting microbial potentials for a paradigm shift in wastewater treatment"

By Dr Tommaso Lotti, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering (DICEA), University of Florence, IT Dr. Ing. Tommaso Lotti is currently a researcher and lecturer at the University of Florence (Italy). He got two PhDs in Environmental Engineering with focus on wastewater treatment processes, both in Italy and in The Netherlands. Recently he has been H2020-MSCA Individual Fellowship at Politecnico di Milano (Italy). He has been awarded for his breakthrough contributions in wastewater treatment processes using the completely autotrophic nitrogen removal process (Jaap van der Graaf award 2014; Waternet Watercycle Innovation Award 2017) resulting also in filing of two US and European patents. His current research interest range from the development of bioprocesses with granular sludge to the recovery of valuable products from excess sludge. He is associate founder of the first international task group for the study of extracellular polymeric substances (EPS) extracted from bacterial aggregates. 

Abstract: Aerobic granular sludge process is taken as successful example of microbial community engineering and as potential case study for the development of wastewater treatment facilities towards biorefineries. The seminar will be framed into the historical and technological path allowing and stimulating innovation in the wastewater sector.  

Organization EESS - IIE

Contact Dr Emanuele Massaro and Prof. Claudia Binder, HERUS

Accessibility General public

Admittance Free

This event is internal