"Professor Mark van Loosdrecht of Delft University of Technology has won the Lee Kuan Yew Water Prize for 2012. This prestigious award is in recognition of his contributions to sustainable wastewater purification technology."
"Professor Van Loosdrecht has secured the prize primarily for his work on the development of an innovative biological process which can purify wastewater in a way that is relatively inexpensive, robust and sustainable. This process, known as Anammox, involves a reduction in energy consumption, CO2 emissions and the amount of chemicals required."
Leave a Reply.