USF Patel School of Global Sustainability podcast with Dr. Richard Fenner

USF Patel School of Global Sustainability podcast with Dr. Richard Fenner

Recording date: 04/10/2012
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Dr. Richard Fenner is a Senior Lecturer in Cambridge University's Engineering Department and is Course Director for the taught MPhil in Engineering for Sustainable Development. He is a Chartered Civil Engineer with a background in water engineering and is a Fellow of the Chartered Institution of Water and Environmental Management. His research has been divided between urban drainage and water and wastewater treatment. This has included work on the asset maintenance of sewerage infrastructure, scale laws for hydrodynamic separation, sensor arrays for monitoring sewage odour, and UV disinfection of greywater and recycling for single home use. Recently he has been involved with a consortium of Universities on delivering sustainable wa- ter systems by optimising existing buried infrastructure and has been involved in developing a simplified climate impact assessment tool (SCIAT) with particular application in evaluating the impact of climate change on water treatment plant operation. Currently he is co-investigator on an industry funded project examining the inter- relationships between water, land and energy issues, with a particular focus on California. He is also working on developing sustainability assessments for nuclear energy. He is the recipient of several awards from the Institution of Civil Engineers including the George Stephenson Gold Medal, the R.A.Carr Prize and the James Watt Medal. He is a Fellow of Wolfson College.

USF Patel School of Global Sustainability


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