ERC “Water Futures” project | 3rd meeting in Netherlands

The six-year ERC project ‘Water Futures‘ had a quarterly meeting, which also marked the end of the first year. The meeting was held at the KWR Water Research Institute from 22 to 23 September and focused on how to design next-generation water distribution systems.

The project Principal Investigators,Professor Marios Polycarpou (University of Cyprus), Professor Barbara Hammer (Bielefeld University), Professor Phoebe Koundouri (Athens University of Economics and Business) and Professor Dragan Savić  (KWR Water Research Institute/University of Exeter) and their teams, enjoyed an interactive workshop on topics including:

  • Optimisation-based Sequencing for Transitioning of Urban Water Systems under Deep Uncertainty
  • Distributed Monitoring and Evolvable Control
  • Explainable Machine Learning to support robust decision making by data-driven technologies
  • Achieving Eudaimonia; a new theoretical and applied sustainable socio-economic framework
  • Water-Futures Research Toolbox and Case Studies

From the Athens University of Economics and Business, together with Prof. Phoebe Koundouri also attended the meeting, Prof. Athanasios Yannacopoulos, Prof.  Nikitas Pittis, As. Prof. Panagiotis Samartzis, Dr. Ebun Akinsete, Dr. George Papagiannis, Dr. Alina Velias.

From the University of Cyprus, together with Prof. Marios Polycarpou the following people attended the meeting: As. Prof. Demetrios Eliades, Prof. Constantine Dovrolis , Stelios Vrachimis and Kleanthis Malialis.

From the Bielefeld University, together with Prof. Barbara Hammer, also attended the meeting André Artelt, Janine Strotherm, Muhammad Inaam Ashraf, Ulrike Kuhl, Valerie Vaquet

From KWR Water Research Institute/University of Exeter, along with Prof. Dragan Savić attended the meeting Prof. Lydia Vamvakeridou-Lyroudia, Peter van Thienen, Ina Vertommen, Lydia Tsiami, Mollie Torello, Konstantinos Glynis