The Joint Master Course is developped by the EuroAquae consortium coordinated by the University of Nice-Sophia Antipolis and associated to 11 leading international universities:Technical University of Catalonia (ES), Budapest University of Technology and Economics (HU), Brandenburg University of Technology Cottbus - Senftenberg (DE), Newcastle University (UK), Universidad Nacional del Littoral (AR), Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich (CH), Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (CH), Indian Institute of Technology Madras (IND), National University of Singapore (SIN), Incheon National University (KR).
The EuroAquae consortium welcomes major professional entities from the water sector associated partners who are involved in the teaching and research activities: World Meteorological Organization - WMO, Suez Environment, Lyonnaise des Eaux, Centre Int. de Recherche Sur l’Eau & l’Environnement - CIRSEE, Veolia Environment, Electricité de France - EDF, SOGREAH, Capita Symonds, HR Wallingford & Wallingford Software Ltd, Halcrow Group Ltd, Amga Foundatio, Iride Aqua Gas, Danish Hydraulics Institute - DHI, Sociedad General de Aguas de Barcelona, SA - SGAD, Centro Tecnologico del Agua, Fundacion privada - CETaqua, Kisters France.
The evolution of human activities, in the foreground of climate changes and growing earth population, induces situations more and more complex to manage. The sustainable development of water resources in the aquatic environment and its management represents today a major challenge. The global aim of the management is to avoid or minimize risk of crisis as water supply, irrigation, floods, waste water treatment... HydroInformatics, a European concept, emerges as the central element for the progress of modelling activities and management of capacities. [More...]
For an example of application of Hydroinformatics methods and tools, please look the video of the conference given by Prof. Forrest Holly (USA) on October 23rd, 2010:: "Some aspects of quality control in hydroinformatics"
Water and wastewater utilities and other organisations in the sector face a recruitment challenge. There is an ageing workforce, whose skills and expertise need to be handed on to a new generation. At the same time, the sector needs to attract the brightest talent from an ever-widening range of disciplines. This talent is needed to deliver solutions to the issues faced in the sector and to respond to the business opportunities these present.