KTH and KWR join forces in heavy metal research in water
Aim is to develop, maintain and share knowledge between KTH and KWR Watercycle Research Institute, The Netherlands. This is achieved through education and training of staff, ample attention for knowledge sharing, and cooperation with other knowledge institutes. KTH and KWR aspire to intensify their collaboration in the field of drinking water treatment by appointing a guest researcher / visiting fellow position at KWR and KTH respectively.
KTH Department of Sustainable Development, Environmental Science and Engineering (SEED) and KWR have had a long working relationship. KTH-SEED and KWR are currently partners on ongoing
projects like AgriAs and DAFWAT. They cooperated in organizing the International Congress Series “Arsenic in the Environment” (2016 and 2018) and the As2020 which is rescheduled as As2021 during June 7-10, 2021 to be held in Wageningen. In addition the strong collaboration is also reflected through a series of joint publications.
KWR is the founding father of Watershare(c) , a worldwide network of water research organisations and utilities dedicated to applying global expertise to master local water challenges. In line with the aim to strengthen the collaboration, KTH-SEED will become a Watershare member.
Prosun Bhattacharya is appointed as visiting researcher at the Drinking Water Treatment team of KWR, and Arslan Ahmad was appointed as a visiting researcher at KTH. They will contribute to each other's operations through collaborative research and acquiring new projects.