UNESCO-IHE


Screen Shot 2014-09-22 at 15.43.26

UNESCO-IHE, established under the name IHE-Delft in 1957 and a UNESCO Category 1 institute since 2003, is the largest international postgraduate water education facility in the world. Its mission is to contribute to the education and training of water professionals and build capacity to organisations active in the fields of water and environment. UNESCO-IHE has provided postgraduate education to more than 14,500 water professionals from 162 countries. Over 130 PhD fellows are currently enrolled in water-related research and more than 200 water research and capacity development projects are carried out at the moment. The Hydroinformatics group is a strong and experienced group of 10 people, with a long track-record over the past two decades of hundreds of publications in peer-reviewed international journals, books, book chapters, invited keynotes, etc. The group is currently supervising over 15 running PhD research projects and has been managing or participating in projects worth more than 5 million Euro research grants. The group has extensive experience with research on the integration of data, modelling, and decision support systems. The Knowledge and Capacity Development group consists of the Professorial Chair for Capacity Building, three senior and one junior member of staff and two full-time PhD students. The KCD group has held five international symposia on the topic of knowledge and capacity development and has a strong track-record with publications on the topics of governance, capacity development and knowledge management, knowledge sharing and knowledge networking and the socio-economic implications of ICT.

 

Key Personnel:

Professor Dimitri P. Solomatine
Dr. Uta Wehn
Dr. Leonardo Alfonso
Dr. Andreja Jonoski