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Salar Haghighatafshar holds a Ph.D. in Water and Environmental Engineering from Lund University, 2019. His doctoral thesis was about urban stormwater management with focus on the systematic application of blue-green stormwater systems to mitigate flooding. He is employed as a researcher at Water and Environmental Engineering at Lund University (Faculty of Engineering, LTH) and is active in wastewater treatment processes and stormwater management in urban areas with focus on improving the design paradigm/practice in urban drainage as well as evaluation and optimization of blue-green stormwater systems in the broader citywide drainage perspective.

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 2 - Zero Hunger
  • SDG 7 - Affordable and Clean Energy
  • SDG 11 - Sustainable Cities and Communities
  • SDG 12 - Responsible Consumption and Production
  • SDG 13 - Climate Action
  • SDG 14 - Life Below Water


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