New job vacancy (June 2020)

Loughborough University (UK) offers two positions for post doc researchers related to two H2020 funded projects.


SUM 2020

5th Symposium on Urban Mining and Circular Economy

New date and location: 18-20 November 2020, Venice, Italy

VENICE 2020

8th International Symposium on Energy from Biomass and Waste, November 16-19, 2020, Venice, Italy. Website


CRETE 2020

7th International Conference on Industrial and Hazardous Waste Management

Rescheduled to May 18-21, 2021. Chania, Crete, Greece Website

ICLRS 2020

11th Intercontinental Landfill Research Symposium

Rescheduled to June 2022, Wilmington, NC, USA.Website







Marco Ritzkowski

Environmental engineer

 

 

Marco Ritzkowski is a postdoctoral research fellow and lecturer at the Hamburg University of Technology, Institute of Environmental Technology and Energy Economics. He participated in several national and international research-projects in connection with landfill-behaviour of municipal solid waste, waste pre-treatment as well as aftercare of MSW landfills. He is the Leader of the IWWG Task Group on Landfill Aeration since 2004 and IWWG Managing Director since 2012.

Professional development:

1998 - 2008Researcher at the Hamburg University of Technology (TUHH), Institute of Environmental Technology and Energy Economics (Formerly Institute of Waste Resources Management)
2008 - dateProject manager at TuTech Innovation GmbH

Projects (national / international)

1999 - 2007BMBF R&D-Project „Accelerated aerobic in situ stabilisation of the old Kuhstedt landfill for costs and aftercare minimisation“
2000 - 2002FP5: EU-INCO-Copernicus project „Pre-Treatment and Safe Disposal of Municipal Solid Waste and Waste Water Sludge for Environmental Protection – PSDWSEP”
2001Development, organisation and conduction of an advanced trainings course „Fundamentals of Waste Management – Waste Management Concept for the City of Amman“ in Amman, Jordan
2005 - 2008FP6: EU-INCO project „Management of environmental risks associated with landfills in seismically active regions in the New Independent States (NIS) of Central Asia – NISMIST”
2007 - 2008R&D project: Behavior of alkaline batteries under simulated landfill conditions
2009 - 2012EU INTERREG IVB North Sea Region Program: Impact of Climate Change on the quality of urban and coastal waters (Diffuse Pollution) - DiPol
2012 - dateR&D project: Improvement of the long term emission behavior of the Teuftal landfill (CH)

 

Professional functions and societies

1999 - 2008Member of the examination board "Civil Engineering and Environmental Technology" at the Hamburg University of Technology
1999 - 2005 Member of the BWK (Bund der Ingenieure für Wasserwirtschaft, Abfallwirtschaft und Kulturbau e.V.) working group „Residual Waste Tretament“
2004 - dateLeader of the  IWWG (International Waste Working Group) Task Group “Landfill Aeration“
2003 - dateDevelopment and execution of the IWWG advanced training course „Landfill gas management“ during the „International Waste Management and Landfill Symposium“ in Sardinia, Italy.
2008Lectures in the framework of the IWWG advanced training courses „Sanitary Landfills“ in Lima, Peru (Subjects: „Fundamentals of sanitary landfills“, „Sanitary landfill operation“, „Landfill gas generation and management“ and „Water balances and leachate generation“)
2008 - date Lecturer at the TUHH (Courses: Biological waste treatment & Landfilling, Contaminated sites & Landfilling)
2008 - date Member of the Scientific Advisory Pannel of the IWWG
2009 - date Consultant for several new CDM methodologies related to landfill aeration and climate protection (on request of UNFCCC)

 

Contact information

Hamburg University of Technology
Institute of Environmental Technology and Energy Economics
Harburger Schlossstrasse 36, 21079 Hamburg, Germany
+49 (0)40 428782053 +49 (0)40 428782375 fax
E-Mail: m.ritzkowski@tuhh.de