University of Milan, Italy
Daniele De Wrachien Presented with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achivement Award by Marquis who′s Who.
Daniele De Wrachien is full professor of Irrigation and Drainage at the Department of Agricultural Engineering of the State University of Milan.
He graduated in Geology at the same University ,where he received is PhD in Applied Geology.
Director of the Institute of agricultural Hydraulics ( 2000-2006)
Director of the Computer Centre of the Faculty of Agriculture ( 1989 - 1995)
President of EurAgEng (European Society of Agricultural Engineers ) (2002-2004)
Member of the Executive Board of CIGR ( International Commission of Agricultural Engineering ) ( 2006- 2014)
Member of the Executive Board of ICID (International Commission on Irrigation and Drainage) (2005-2012)
Member of the Board of Directors of WIT ( Wessex Institute of Technology ) (2010-2014)
Author of more than 150 publications ( scientific papers ,keynote papers,books and technical papers )
Organizer of more than fifty international Events ( Conferences, Congresses,Symposia and Workshops ) held in about fifteen countries
throughout Europe,Africa,Asia,America, Australia
-water resources management;
-irrigation and drainage technology;
-performance assessment of sprinkler irrigation systems;
-modelling of transport processes in porous media ;
-modelling and fluid-dynamics of debris and hyper-concentrated flows;
-flood control and mitigation measures;
-desertification and environmental impact of climate change.
The University of Delaware, USA
William F. Ritter, PhD, is Professor of Bioresources and Civil and Environmental Engineering and chair of the Bioresources Engineering Departmentat the University of Delaware and a Senior Policy Fellow in the Center for Energy and Environment.
In 1965 Dr. Ritter received his BSA in agricultural engineering from the University of Guelph and in 1966 received a BAS in civil engineering from the University of Toronto.He obtained his MS in 1968 in water resources and his PhD in 1971 in sanitary and agricultural engineering from Iowa State University.He was a research associate at Iowa State University from 1966 to 1971 and joined the Agricultural Engineering Department at the University of Delaware as an assistant professor in 1971.He served as department chair of the Agricultural Engineering Department from 1992 to 1998 and 2003 to present.He has served as editor of the ASCE Journal of Iirrigation and Drainage Engineering since 2001 and serves as a consultant to government and industry .
He has also received numerous awards that include the College of Agriculture Outstanding Research Award (1990), ASAE Gunlogson Countryside Engineering Award (1989), ASCE Outstanding News Correspondent (1997),ASCE Delaware Section Civil Engineer of the Year (1999), ASCE Royce J. Tipton Award (2004) and ASCE Richard Torrence Award (2010).
Surface and groundwater quality
Water quality modeling
Irrigation water use
Livestock manure management
University of Hamburg, Institute for Applied Marine, Limnic and Hydrological Studies , Germany
1968: Graduation (Dipl.-Ing.) from Faculty of Civil Engineering, TU Dresden specialisation in hydro engineering, water management and geohydraulics
1973: Ph.D. (Dr.-Ing.) in geohydraulics
1984: State Doctorate (Habilitation / Dr.-Ing. habil.) in water management
1975-1991: Director of Division for Irrigation and Drainage in the Muencheberg-Research Centre for Soil Fertility
1992-2008: Head of the Institute of Landscape Hydrology at Leibniz-Centre for Agricultural Landscape Research (ZALF),Muencheberg
Present Positions: Chairman IAMARIS e.V. - Applied Water Research, Hamburg
Diffuse entries from agriculture
Waste water use in landscape
Flood control measures
Integrated land and water resources management
Heidelberg University, Environment and Climate Research Institute, National Water Research Center, Egypt
Ayman Batisha holds a PhD degree in Civil Engineering from Cairo University (Egypt, 2001). He has been practicing, consulting, training, and researching in Sustainability for over twenty-four years. He taught graduate courses at Cairo University. He is a certified consultant civil engineer. He has published more than 80 research papers and articles focusing on the areas of Sustainability, Environment, Water Knowledge and Civil Engineering. He is the founding Editor-in-Chief of Practice, Progress, and Proficiency in Sustainability Book Series. He is the founding General Editor-in-Chief of International Journal of Sustainability. He has been awarded as the prestigious Author and the Editor-in-Chief, from USA publishers. He has been honored with the first prize for the best research by League of Arab States. He is a five-time winner of the Certificate of Appreciation; three-times from Ministers of Water Resources, Environment, and Public Works, and two-times from Cairo University, Egypt. He has been the Chairman of the First European Conference of Mining Engineering. He has been in the Editorial Advisory Board of numerous prestigious international journals such as Business, Peace and Sustainable Development, Advances in Civil and Environmental Engineering and Limnological Review, and also in the editorial board of a number of international journals. He has served as an International Committee Member for numerous International Conferences
• Hydraulics [Rivers, Lakes and Coastal Studies and water structures].
• Sustainable Water Management [Water Resources and Management, Irrigation, Channel Maintenance and Drainage].
• Hydrology [Non-Conventional Water Resources, flash floods, evaporation, Groundwater].
• Water Quality and Utility [water and sanitation services, urban water utilities, and desalination and wastewater treatment plants]
• Water Politics [international water law, geopolitics, governance, Diplomacy].
Professor, School of Computing, Engineering and Mathematics
University of Brighton, UK
Sergei Sazhin is presently working as a professor in the school of School of Computing, Engineering and Mathematics at University of Brighton, UK