New appointments for engineering professor
14 October 2016
A Professor of Engineering at Cardiff University has been appointed to a prestigious position in the field of water management.
Professor Falconer, Founding Director of the Hydro-environmental Research Centre (1997-2014) and Professor of Water Management, has been appointed a member of the Trustee Board of the Chartered Institution of Water and Environmental Management (CIWEM) for three years in the first instance from September 2016. CIWEM is the leading independent Chartered professional body for water and environment professionals, promoting excellence within the sector. www.ciwem.org
Professor Falconer has also recently been appointed to the Scientific Committee of the Centre for Marine and Renewable Energy Ireland (MaREI). MaREI is the marine and renewable energy research, development and innovation Centre supported by Science Foundation Ireland. It combines the expertise of a wide range of research groups and industry partners, with the shared mission of solving the main scientific, technical and socio-economic challenges across the marine and renewable energy sectors. MaREI is coordinated by the Environmental Research Institute (ERI) at University College Cork and has 130 researchers working across 6 academic institutions collaborating with over 45 industry partners. http://www.marei.ie/