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Harsha Ratnaweera
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Prof
First Name
Harsha
Last Name
Ratnaweera
Position
Professor
Institute
Norwegian Institute for Life Sciences
Institute Country
Norway
Professional Bio
Harsha Ratnaweera is a professor in water and wastewater treatment since 2012 (part time from 2001). He was employed as the Director of International Projects and Innovation at the Norwegian Institute for Water Research (NIVA) 1991-2012, where he initiated and led NIVA's commercialization of research results. He has a Dr. Ing. degree in Civil Engineering (1992) from the Norwegian University of Science and Technology NTNU, and a MSc (Hons) Chemical Engineering (1987) from the National Technical University of Ukraine KPI, Ukraine. Ratnaweera has experience of complex international capacity building projects in Eastern Europe, Asia and Africa. His current projects cover 50 universities from 33 countries, including participation in the ERASMUS+ project in Western Balkans. Ratnaweera’s teaching and research areas are on modelling and optimization of coagulation processes in water and wastewater treatment; Real‐time monitoring and control of treatment processes; Holistic optimization of sewerage systems; virtual sensors and validation of measurements; membrane process; image analysis for sensor development; water resources management.
Email
harsha@nmbu.no
Telephone
+4798227777
Profile web page
Pre-fix
Prof
First Name
Harsha
Last Name
Ratnaweera
Position
Professor
Institute
Norwegian University of Life Sciences
Institute Country
Norway
Professional Bio
Harsha Ratnaweera is a professor in water and wastewater treatment since 2012 (part time from 2001). He was employed as the Director of International Projects and Innovation at the Norwegian Institute for Water Research (NIVA) 1991-2012, where he initiated and led NIVA's commercialization of research results. He has a Dr. Ing. degree in Civil Engineering (1992) from the Norwegian University of Science and Technology NTNU, and a MSc (Hons) Chemical Engineering (1987) from the National Technical University of Ukraine KPI, Ukraine. Ratnaweera has experience of complex international capacity building projects in Eastern Europe, Asia and Africa. His current projects cover 50 universities from 33 countries, including participation in the ERASMUS+ project in Western Balkans. Ratnaweera’s teaching and research areas are on modelling and optimization of coagulation processes in water and wastewater treatment; Real‐time monitoring and control of treatment processes; Holistic optimization of sewerage systems; virtual sensors and validation of measurements; membrane process; image analysis for sensor development; water resources management.
Email
harsha@nmbu.no
Telephone
+4798227777
Profile web page
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