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Title: A Century of Activated Sludge: Advances in Modeling
Originating Office: IAS
Speaker: Ekama, George A.
Issue Date: 26-Aug-2014
Event Date: 26-Aug-2014
Group/Series/Folder: Record Group 8.15 - Institute for Advanced Study
Series 3 - Audio-visual Materials
Location: 8.15:3 EF
Notes: IAS Symposium on Activated Sludge - Past and Next 100 Years. [Talk no. 3]
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IAS Symposium on Activated Sludge - Past and Next 100 Years, held 26-28 Aug., 2014, at the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology. Organizers, HKUST Jockey Club Institute for Advanced Study, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, main supporters, International Water Association (IWA), Drainage Services Department of the HKSAR Government, Sun Yat-sen University.
Abstract: Part of the Global Experience-I session of the IAS Symposium on Activated Sludge.
Professor George Ekama specializes in “WWTP modelling, biological sulphate reduction and autotrophic denitrification, energy recovery from concentrated organics waste streams, and source separation of urine”. He is a Member of the South African Academy of Science and Member of the South African Academy of Engineering in South Africa.
Professor Ekama was awarded the WISA’s Piet Vosloo Memorial prize (infrequent) for development of mathematical models for biological wastewater treatment plant design in 1998. In 2002, he became a Senior Fellow of the Water Institute of Southern Africa. In 2004, he was honoured the WISA/WRC/CSIR Stander Memorial Lecturer and received the National Order of Mapungubwe Award in 2013. Currently, he is a Professor of the Department of Civil Engineering of the University of Cape Town, South Africa.
Duration: 53 min.
Appears in Series:8.15:3 - Audio-visual Materials
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