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Dr Richard Fenner

University of Cambridge, UK




Richard is a Reader in Engineering Sustainability in Cambridge University's Engineering Department and is the Course Director for the taught MPhil in Engineering for Sustainable Development. He is a Chartered Civil Engineer and a Fellow of the Chartered Institution of Water and Environmental Management. His research interests focus on water, sanitation and sustainability issues in both developed and developing countries, with a focus on urban drainage and water industry asset maintenance. In addition he has written extensively on issues relating to engineering education. He is joint editor of a new book on Sustainable Water and also co-author of Sustainable Infrastructure: Principles into Practice.  He is currently working on UK Research Council funded projects on water management issues in resilient cities and rural water supply in Africa.    He is the recipient of several awards from the ICE including the George Stephenson Gold Medal, R A Carr Prize and James Watt Medal; together with the Senior Moulton Medal from the Institution of Chemical Engineers and a University of Cambridge Pilkington Teaching Prize. He is a  Fellow of Wolfson College. Fo Further details, click here


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