Welcome Words

It is a very great pleasure to invite you to the 4th Advanced course on: “Innovative wastewater treatment and mathematical modelling” to be held in Palermo, Italy, from 27 to 30 September, 2018.

The course will be held at Palermo University in a peaceful and amazing location of one of the most attractive cities of Italy – Palermo. Throughout the history, Palermo has always been a place, where different points of view have been presented and discussed to figure out balanced and sustainable solutions.

The course will provide a comprehensive overview and a discussion platform for recent advances and trends currently under development in the context of wastewater treatment and modelling.
The course is organized in four days and has eminent experts among the lecturers that will share their precious and overwhelming experiences.

This course is aimed at professionals (Master, PhD or equivalent experience) in wastewater treatment and mathematical modelling with a basic working knowledge of the two other disciplines. The course is primarily aimed at those already employed in industry who wish to up-date their theoretical knowledge and practical insight in this field.

We would like to cordially invite you to Palermo for sharing ideas while learning new concepts and also to experience the hospitality of our country.


Prof. Giorgio Mannina
Chair 4th AdCourse2018

The AdCourse is supported by the International Water Association (IWA) Task Group on Membrane Modelling and Control