From the theory to the practice in water symbiosis, lessons learned and future research challenges

Xavier Gabarrell Durany

Sostenipra, Institute of Environmental Science and Technology, MDM-2015-0552, Maria de Maeztu Unit of ExcellenceDepartment of Chemical, Biological and Environmental Engineering,Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona

His research work on the Chemical, Biological and Environmental Engineering Department, and ICTA at the UAB has been focusing on the field of Environmental Engineering during the last 15 years. Expert in industrial ecology, environmental audits, waste management, and industrial wastewater treatment by fungi. His research has been funded by the European Union; the Spanish CICYT, the Catalan DURSI and different companies. He is the coordinator of the research group Sustainability and Environmental Prevention (Sostenipra, 2014 SGR 1412). He was the first director of the Enviromental Science and Technology Institut (ICTA), and currently is the Academic Secretary of the Doctoral School at the UAB.

Abstract

IntroductionThe ICTA-ICP building in the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (UAB) campus is a research center designed with the highest standards of sustainability. The building has 7,500 m2 (six floors) and holds a covered... [ view full abstract ]

Authors

  1. David Sanjuan-Delmás (Institute of Environmental Science and Technology, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona)
  2. Alejandro Josa (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya)
  3. joan rieradevall (Institute of Environmental Science and Technology, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona)
  4. Xavier Gabarrell Durany (Sostenipra, Institute of Environmental Science and Technology, MDM-2015-0552, Maria de Maeztu Unit of ExcellenceDepartment of Chemical, Biological and Environmental Engineering,Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona)

Topic Area

• Infrastructure systems, the built environment, and smart and connected infrastructure

Session

WS-10 » Understanding Industrial symbiosis (11:30 - Wednesday, 28th June, Room G)