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Priv.-Doz. Dipl.-Ing. Dr.nat.techn. Günter Langergraber

Institute for Sanitary Engineering and Water Pollution Control
Muthgasse 18, 1190 Wien
guenter.langergraber(at)boku.ac.at
Tel: +43 1 47654-81001, 81111

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ORCID: 0000-0003-4334-9563

Curr. Vitae

2019 - Head of Department, Department of Water, Atmosphere and Environment
2018 - Chair, IWA Working Group on "Good Modelling Practice"
2018 - Co-Chair, IWA Strategic Council Sub-Committee for Spezialist Groups (SC2SG)
2017 - 2018 Secretary, IWA Spezialist Group on "Resources-Oriented Sanitation"
2017 - Member, IWA Strategic Council
2017 - Regional Coordinator (Management Committee), IWA Spezialist Group on "Wetland Systems for Water Pollution Control"
2015 - 2019 Co-Chair, IWA Task Group on "Mainstreaming the use of treatment wetlands"
2013 - Deputy Head of the Institute, Institute of Sanitary Engineering and Water Pollution Control
2012 - 2016 Secretary, IWA Spezialist Group on "Wetland Systems for Water Pollution Control"
2012 - Habilitation for Sanitary Engineering at BOKU
2010 - 2016 Chair, IWA Spezialist Group on "Resources-Oriented Sanitation"
2006 - 2010 Co-Chair, IWA Spezialist Group on "Resources-Oriented Sanitation"
2006 - 2014 Regional Coordinator, IWA Spezialist Group on "Wetland Systems for Water Pollution Control"
2005 - 2012 Administrative manager, IWA Task Group on "Good Modelling Practice - Guidelines for Use of Activated Sludge Models"
2001 - PhD at BOKU

Statistik Austria, science classification

applied mathematics; water resources engineering; Wastewater treatment;

Expertise

modelling and simulation; wastewater treatment; constructed wetlands; Resources-Oriented Sanitation;

Awards

2014 IWA Fellow
2011 IWA "Project Innovation Award Development", Kategorie "Sanitation and Wastewater - Applied Research" als Koordinator des Projekts ROSA (http://rosa.boku.ac.at/).

Appointments/Memberships in Professional Societies

2017 - IWA Strategic Council
elected member
2012 - IWA National Committee
member of the managing board
2004 - EcoSan Club
chairperson

Editorial board appointments for scientific journals

2019 - Blue-Green Systems:
1st level below top level (Associate Editor)
2009 - Water Science and Technology: Member, Core Team of Editors
1st level below top level (Associate Editor)
2009 - Sustainable Sanitation Practice (SSP) Journal:
Top level ( Editor in Chief)
2006 - Water Research:
1st level below top level (Associate Editor)

Reviewer for scientific journals

2016 - Water Sa
2015 - Journal of Cleaner Production
2014 - Wetlands
2013 - Hydrological Processes
2012 - Environmental Technology
2010 - Water
2009 - Water Environment Research
2009 - Environmental Science and Pollution Research
2008 - Environmental Science & Technology
2008 - Bioresource Technology
2008 - Vadose Zone Journal
2008 - Environmental Modelling & Software
2007 - Environmental Management
2006 - Chemosphere
2006 - Ecological Engineering
2005 - Water air and Soil Pollution
2005 - Science of the Total Environment
2004 - Ecological Modelling
2002 - Water Science and Technology
2002 - Water Research

Reviewer/Expert funding organizations

2014 - The Royal Society - United Kingdom
2014 - Cariplo Foundation - Italy
2013 - Ministry of Science, Education and Sports National Council for Science - Croatia
2012 - Science Foundation Ireland - Ireland
2011 - Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) - Canada
2008 - Tschechische Akademie der Wissenschaften - Czech Republic
2008 - International Foundation for Science - Sweden

Organizer of scientific conferences, Chairs

2020 17th IWA Specialized Conference on Small Water and Wastewater Systems and the 9th IWA Specialized Conference on Resources Oriented Sanitation, 13-17 September 2020, Belo Horizonte, Brazil
Scientific Member of the Advisory Board
2019 1st Workshop COST Action CA17133 Circular City, 13-15 February 2019, BOKU University Vienna, Austria
Organiser
2019 IWA Conference on Algal Technologies and Stabilization Ponds for Wastewater Treatment and Resource Recovery (IWAlgae2019), 1-2 July 2019, Valladolid, Spain
Scientific Member of the Advisory Board
2019 3rd IWA Resource Recovery Conference, 8-12 September 2019, Venice, Italy
Scientific Member of the Advisory Board
2019 16th IWA Specialized Conference on Small Water and Wastewater Systems and the 8th IWA Specialized Conference on Resources Oriented Sanitation, 1-5 December 2019, Perth, Western Australia
Scientific Member of the Advisory Board
2019 8th International Symposium on "Wetland Pollutant Dynamics and Control – WETPOL 2019", 17-21 June 2019, Aarhus, Denmark
Scientific Member of the Advisory Board
2018 1st International Scientific Conference on Ecological and Environmental Engineering, 26-29 June 2018, Kraków, Poland
Scientific Member of the Advisory Board
2018 15th IWA Specialized Conference on Small Water and Wastewater Systems and the 7th IWA Specialized Conference on Resources Oriented Sanitation, 14-18 October 2018, Haifa, Israel
Scientific Member of the Advisory Board
2018 IWA Eastern European YWP Conference "Water for All - Water for Nature, Reliable Water Supply, Wastewater Treatment and Reuse", 7-12 May 2018, Zagreb, Croatia
Scientific Member of the Advisory Board
2018 16th IWA Specialized Group Conference on "Wetland Systems for Water Pollution Control", 30 September - 4 October 2018, Valencia, Spain
Scientific Member of the Advisory Board
2018 41st WEDC International Conference "Transformation towards sustainable and resilient WASH services", 9-13 July 2018, Egerton University, Nakuru, Kenya
Scientific Member of the Advisory Board
2018 6th International Dry Toilet Conference, 22-24 August 2018, Tampere, Finland
Scientific Member of the Advisory Board
2017 9th Eastern European Young Water Professionals Conference, 24-27 May 2017, Budapest, Hungary
Scientific Member of the Advisory Board
2017 1st IWA Conference on Algal Technologies for Wastewater Treatment and Resource Recovery, 16-17 March 2017, Delft, the Netherlands
Scientific Member of the Advisory Board
2017 IWA Conference on "Sustainable Wastewater Treatment and Resource Recovery: Research, Planning, Design and Operation", 7-11 November 2017, Chongquing, China.
Scientific Member of the Advisory Board
2017 International IWA Conference on "Sustainable Solutions for Small Water and Wastewater Systems (s2small2017)", 22-26 October 2017, Nantes, France
Member of the Organisation Committee
2017 "Sanitation Approaches and Solutions for the Sustainable Development Goals (SAS-SDG)", 10-11 May 2017, Lisbon, Portugal
Scientific Member of the Advisory Board
2017 8th IWA International Young Water Professionals Conference on "Building Leaders & Making Impact", 10-13 December 2017, Cape Town, South Africa
Scientific Member of the Advisory Board
2017 5th International HYDRUS Conference on "HYDRUS Software Applications to Subsurface Flow and Contaminant Transport Problems", 30-31 March 2017, Prague, Czech Republic
Member of the Organisation Committee
2017 40th International WEDC Conference on "Local Action with International Cooperation to Improve and Sustain Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) Services", 24-28 july 2017, Loughborough University, UK
Scientific Member of the Advisory Board
2016 13th IWA Specialized Conference on "Small Water and Wastewater Systems" and 5th IWA Specialized Conference on "Resources-Oriented Sanitation", 14-16 September 2016, Athens, Greece
Scientific Member of the Advisory Board
2016 15th IWA Specialized Group Conference on "Wetland Systems for Water Pollution Control", 4-9 September 2016, Gdańsk, Poland
Member of the Organisation Committee
2016 39th WEDC Conference on"Ensuring Availabaility and Sustainable Management of Water and Sanitation for All", 11-15 July 2016, Kumasi, Ghana
Scientific Member of the Advisory Board
2015 International Conference on "Sustainable Water Management", 29 November – 3 December 2015, Murdoch University, Perth, Western Australia
Scientific Member of the Advisory Board
2015 38th WEDC International Conference on "Water, Sanitation and Hygiene Services Beyond 2015: Improving Access and Sustainability", 27-31 July 2015, Loughborough University, UK
Scientific Member of the Advisory Board
2015 6th International Symposium on "Wetland Pollutant Dynamics and Control – WETPOL 2015", 13-18 September 2015, York, UK
Scientific Member of the Advisory Board
2014 12th IWA Specialized Conference on Small Water and Wastewater & 4th IWA Specialized Conference on Resource Oriented Sanitation, 2-4 November 2014, Muscat, Oman
Member of the Organisation Committee
2014 WATERBIOTECH final conference, 8-10 January 2014, Marrakech, Morocco
Scientific Member of the Advisory Board
2014 14th IWA Specialized Group Conference on "Wetland Systems for Water Pollution Control", 12-16 October 2014, Shanghai, China
Scientific Member of the Advisory Board
2014 37th WEDC International Conference "Sustainable Water and Sanitation Services for All in a Fast Changing World", 15-19 September 2014, Hanoi, Vietnam
Scientific Member of the Advisory Board
2013 5th International Symposium on "Wetland Pollutant Dynamics and Control – WETPOL 2013", 13-17 October, 2013, Nantes, France
Scientific Member of the Advisory Board
2013 1st International Terra Preta Sanitation Conference, 29-30 August 2013, Hamburg, Germany
Scientific Member of the Advisory Board
2013 36th WEDC International Conference on "Delivering Water, Sanitation and Hygiene Services in an Uncertain Environment", 1-5 July 2013, Egerton University, Nakuru, Kenya
Scientific Member of the Advisory Board
2013 11th IWA Conference on "Small Water & Wastewater Systems and Sludge Management", 28-30 October 2013 Harbin, China
Scientific Member of the Advisory Board
2012 13th IWA Specialized Group Conference on "Wetland Systems for Water Pollution Control", 25-29 November 2012, Perth, WA, Australia
Scientific Member of the Advisory Board
2012 Course on "Modelling Activated Sludge Plants", 14-15 September 2012, Busan, Korea
Organiser
2012 "Panamerican Conference on Wetland Systems for water quality improvement, management and treatment", 26 February - 1 March 2012, Pereira, Colombia
Member of the Organisation Committee
2011 35th WEDC International Conference on "The future of water, sanitation and hygiene in low-income countries: Innovation, adaptation and engagement in a changing world ", 6-8 July 2011, Loughborough University, UK
Scientific Member of the Advisory Board
2011 International IWA conference on "Small Sustainable Solutions for Water (SSS 4 WATER)", 18-22 April 2011, Venice, Italy
Scientific Member of the Advisory Board
2010 12th IWA Specialized Group Conference on "Wetland systems for Water Pollution Control", 4-9 October 2010, Venice, Italy
Scientific Member of the Advisory Board
2010 Workshop " Presentation of the Scientific and Technical Report on 'Good Modelling Practice – Guidelines for Use of Activated Sludge Models in Practice'" in conjunction with the "7th IWA World Water Congress", 19 September 2010, Montréal. Canada
Organiser
2010 Course on "Modelling Activated Sludge Plants", 17-18 September 2010, Montréal. Canada
Organiser
2010 International IWA conference on "Sustainable Solutions for Small Water and wastewater Treatment systems - S2Small2010", 19-22 April 2010, Girona, Spain
Scientific Member of the Advisory Board
2009 3rd International Symposium on "Wetland Pollutant Dynamics and Control – WETPOL 2009", 20-24 September 2009, Barcelona, Spain
Scientific Member of the Advisory Board
2008 Workshop "Good Modelling Practice Guidelines for Use of Activated Sludge Models" in conjunction with the "6th IWA World Water Congress", September 2008, Vienna, Austria
Organiser
2008 Workshop on "Ecological Sanitation" in conjunction with the 8th IWA Conference on Small Water and Wastewater Systems", 4 February 2008, Coimbatore, India
Organiser
2008 Course on "Modelling Activated Sludge Plants", 5-6 September 2008, Vienna, Austria
Organiser
2007 Course on "Modelling Activated Sludge Plants", 14-15 September 2007, Vienna, Austria
Organiser
2007 3rd International IWA Conference on "Automation in Water Quality Monitoring - AutMoNet 2007", 5-7 September 2007, Gent, Belgium
Scientific Member of the Advisory Board
2007 International Conference on "Multi Functions of Wetland Systems", 26-29 June 2007, Legnaro (Padova), Italy
Scientific Member of the Advisory Board
2007 2nd International Symposium on "Wetland Pollutant Dynamics and Control – WETPOL 2007", 16-20 September 2007, Tartu, Estonia
Scientific Member of the Advisory Board
2006 10th IWA Specialized Group Conference on "Wetland systems for Water Pollution Control", 23-29 September 2006, Lisbon, Portugal
Scientific Member of the Advisory Board
2006 Course on "Modelling Activated Sludge Plants", 7-9 September 2006, Beijing, PR China
Organiser
2006 Workshop "Activated Sludge modelling and benchmarking" at the "5th IWA World Water Congress", 13 September 2006, Beijing, PR China
Organiser
2005 Seminar on "Modelling Activated Sludge Plants" in conjunction with the "IWA Specialized Conference on Nutrient Management in Wastewater Treatment Processes and Recycle Streams", 18 September 2005, Krakow, Poland
Organiser
2005 1st International Symposium on "Wetland Pollutant Dynamics and Control – WETPOL", 4-8 September 2005, Gent, Belgium
Scientific Member of the Advisory Board
2004 9th IWA Specialized Group Conference on "Wetland systems for Water Pollution Control", 26-30 September 2004, Avignon, France
Scientific Member of the Advisory Board
2004 2nd International IWA Conference on Automation in Water Quality Monitoring - AutMoNet 2004, 19.-20. April 2004, Wien
Organiser
2004 Workshop "Guidelines for simulation studies" at the "4th IWA World Water Congress", 19.-24. September 2004, Marrakech, Morocco
Organiser
2003 Final workshop of the COST Action 837 "Plant biotechnology for the removal of organic pollutants and toxic metals from wastewaters and contaminated sites", 15-18 October 2003, Vienna, Austria.
Organiser
2002 1st International IWA Conference on Automation in Water Quality Monitoring - AutMoNet 2002, 21.-22. Mai 2002, Wien
Organiser
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