Juliana Marcal

Project: Improving urban water security by sectorisation of the urban area and decentralization of water infrastructure

Supervisors: Professor Jan Hofman & Dr Junjie Shen; Professor David Butler (University of Exeter)


Juliana graduated in 2015 with an MSc in Environment and Natural, Industrial and Urban Risks from the National Institute of Applied Sciences in Lyon, France. Prior to this, she undertook a double degree exchange programme in Civil Engineering between the University of Campinas, Brazil and Ecole Centrale de Nantes, France.

Work Experience

Before joining the WISE CDT PhD Programme, Juliana completed her undergraduate dissertation on the evaluation of a decentralized wastewater treatment system in Brazil. She has gained a range of experiences in industry working on the modelling of water supply networks and micro drainage projects. More recently, she has worked as a junior research engineer at Lhoist Business Innovation Centre in Belgium, on soil treatment techniques for hydraulic works.

Research Interests

  • Water and wastewater treatment
  • Water and sanitation in developing countries
  • Water management
  • Water security


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