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Dr Michael Short

July 19, 2019 /

Michael has 20 years’ experience as an environmental science researcher, with specialist expertise in areas including water quality, wastewater treatment, water recycling and biosolids reuse in urban water systems, circular economy, environmental microbiology, sustainability and life cycle assessment (sustainable decision-making and regulation, carbon footprinting).

Key skills include:

  • Project management, reporting and stakeholder engagement/communication
  • Liaising with industry and regulators on complex projects
  • Designing and conducting research projects in environmental science, wastewater treatment and beneficial reuse of wastewater products (biosolids and recycled water)
  • Operating pilot- and full-scale wastewater treatment testing and research facilities
  • Energy efficiency in wastewater treatment and water recycling
  • Carbon footprint and life cycle assessments
  • Data analysis and statistics
  • Writing grant proposals for external funding (local and national funding agencies)
  • Supervising university research students (Honours and PhD) and junior research staff
  • Technical writing, including project reports for industry and government, and scientific journal papers

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