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Curriculum Vitae  Agnieszka Renman


 Personal data

Agnieszka Renman (former name of Kietlińska), born on May 30, 1969, one child, Vallentuna, Sweden


Tel.: (+46) 0700877169, (+46) 08 790 6768 (work)

Current employment

Senior Researcher, Laboratory chief manager, KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm, Sweden.


1976 – 1984 Primary School

1984 – 1988 Secondary School

1991 – 1996 Warsaw University of Life Sciences - SGGW. Master degree Environmental Engineering (Sw.: Civ. ing.) in 1996

1996-1997 MSc Thesis in Masters programme EESI at KTH Royal Institute of Technology

1997 – 2001 Researcher associated to SGGW, Poland

2001           KTH Royal Institute of Technology, PhD studies, Land & Water Resources Engineering

2004   Licentiate Degree, KTH, Thesis:  Engineered Wetlands and Reactive Bed Filters for Treatment of Landfill Leachate.

2008   PhD (Tekn. Dr), KTH, Thesis: Polonite® and other filter materials for on-site wastewater purification and recycling – experimental studies on metals, nitrogen and phosphorus. Dissertation June 16, opponent prof. Björn Klöve, Oulu University, Finland.

2021  Docent in Environmental Engineering with specialization Land and Water Engineering at KTH.

Parental leave & child care leave

 2005-08-23 – 2006-12-31 (for Wiktor Renman)

2008-07-01 – 2017-04-30 (40% leave of full work time)

Language skills

Swedish – fluency in speech and writing

Polish – native language

English – fluency in speech and writing

Russian – good in reading

Research experience

During the period 1997 –2000 participating in student and researcher exchange program ( financed by Swedish Institute, ” Visby Program”), co-operation between Warsaw University of Life Sciences and  KTH Royal Institute of  Technology. Responsible for laboratory and field experiments in projects related to the development of reactive filter substrates.

PhD student and research training at KTH from 2000 to 2009.

Researcher at KTH from 2009 to date. Participating in several research projects funded by Formas, Stiftelsen Lantbruksforskning, Vinnova, Swedish Institute, The Swedish Transport Administration (Trafikverket).

Project leader for the project “Ecotechnology for sustainable development (EcoSud)”. A collaborative project between Ukraine, Poland and Sweden, 2011-2013, funded by the Swedish Institute.

Responsible for the laboratory work packages of the EUREKA/Aquaeu project SWIM, 2016-2017.

Responsible for the laboratory and field work packages of the I-SLAG project (Vinnova/Jernkontoret) 2015-2016 and the MINRENT project (Vinnova/ Jernkontoret) 2016-2019.

Project leader of the WIN4LAKE project 2020-2023 (Swedish Institute)

Assisting project leader of the Bonus EIG project CLEANAQ (2016-2019)

Project leader of “Water purification of lake hypolimnion with recirculating low-flow pumping through reactive filter materials - field trials” 2020-2021 (J. Gust. Richert Stiftelse)

Participant in the CAPTIVE project coordinated by Stockholm University (SGI, Tuffo), 2019-2023.

KTH Project leader of the project “Reliable and sustainable stormwater treatment for dissolved pollutants” in cooperation with the Swedish Transport Administration (2020-2023)

Member of VA-kluster Mälardalen, a cooperation between researchers and wastewater organisations (

Teaching experience

I work/worked in the following undergraduate courses at KTH:

Anläggningsteknik, del VA, 2001-2003.

Samhällsbyggnadsprocessen (Samhällsbyggnad åk 1) 2009-

Naturresursteori (Samhällsbyggnad åk 2), 2004-2005, 2010-

Water Treatment Processes (Advanced level, EESI/WST program) 2011-

+ three other courses in water chemistry, soil science.

MSc Thesis projects: I was assisting advisor of 30 MSc Thesis projects (2000-2005, 2007-2020) and main supervisor of more than 20 BSc/MSc Thesis projects 2020- ongoing.

Supervision of PhD students and assignments

 I was co-supervisor of two PhD students (Raúl Rodríguez Gómez 2018, Ezekiel Kholoma 2017). I am main supervisor of one PhD student (Lena Jonsson, defence 2024)I was member of evaluation committee for PhD defence 2020 at KTH (candidate Nureldin A.A: Gido).


I am so far author or co-author of 43 publications.