Global Innovation Partnership to Investigate, Restore and Protect the Urban Water Environment


Newcastle University, United Kingdom

Research strengths: Energy neutral or positive wastewater treatment, molecular methods, micropollutants, antibiotic resistance, environmental systems modelling

Dr David Werner (Principal Investigator) – View Website
Dr Russell Davenport – View Website
Dr Jan Dolfing – View Website
Prof Thomas Curtis – View Website
Prof David Graham – View Website


The University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC), United States

Research strengths: In-situ restoration methods for lake and pond sediments, urban run-off treatment, micropollutants

Prof Upal Ghosh (Principal Investigator) – View Website
Dr Stuart Schwartz


The Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais (UFMG), Brazil

Research strengths: Biological wastewater treatment (aerobic and anaerobic), molecular methods, algae

Prof Cesar Mota (Principal Investigator) – View Website
Prof Carlos Chernicharo
Prof Marcos von Sperling (MvS)
Prof. Juliana Calabria (JC)


The CSIR-National Environmental Engineering Research Institute (CSIR-NEERI) in Nagpur, India

Research strengths: Chemical wastewater treatment (advanced oxidation), industrial wastewater, sewers, micropollutants

Dr Nageswara N Rao (Principal Investigator) – View Website
Dr Rita S Dhodapkar – View Website
Mr G. S. Kanade – View Website
Dr Kavita Gandhi – View Website


The Indian Institute of Technology Delhi

Research strengths: Biological wastewater treatment, industrial wastewater, molecular methods, antibiotic resistance

Dr. S. Z. Ahammad (Principal Investigator) – View Website
Prof. T. R. Sreekrishnan – View Website