Bio

Merle de Kreuk is a wastewater professor at the Sanitary Engineering department of the Delft University of Technology. Her research focus is on (municipal and industrial) wastewater treatment systems and anaerobic processes, aiming to link the world of Biotechnology to the Civil Engineering, as well as fundamental research to industrial applications.

Her previous work experience also involved the position of water treatment technology innovator at Water authority Hollandse Delta on projects such as the Energy Factory in which 14 water authorities cooperated to develop an energy producing sewage treatment plant.

research interest

  • Hydrolysis processes in anaerobic treatment
  • Granule formation and deterioration

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position

Wastewater professor at the Sanitary Engineering department of the Delft University of Technology

degrees

PhD, Biotechnology, Delft University of Technology
MSc, Environmental Engineering, Wageningen University and Research Centre

faculty

Civil Engineering and Geosciences

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