Prof. Miklas Scholz cand ing, BEng (equiv), PgC, MSc, PhD, CWEM, CEnv, CSci, CEng, FHEA, FIEMA, FCIWEM, FICE, Fellow of IWA, received his MSc in Water Resources Engineering and PhD in Civil Engineering from City University London and The University of Birmingham, respectively. He worked at The University of Edinburgh for about 8 years on wetland and sustainable urban water management systems. Since 2010, he is a Professor in Civil Engineering at The University of Salford, UK. He holds the Chair in Civil Engineering and is the Director of the Civil Engineering Research Centre. Over the past 14 years, his research has been focused on integrated constructed wetlands, alternative water resources technologies, sustainable water management, urban water systems analysis and sustainable flood retention basins. He has co-ordinated and contributed to several multi-disciplinary and multi-institutional research projects. Prof. Scholz has published two books on wetland systems and approximately 135 journal papers. The latest research undertaken by his team has been summarized in a Springer book published by Scholz in 2010. The book is entitled ‘Wetland Systems – Storm Water Management Control’.
Special Contribution: Guest Editor of the Special Issue of BJECC on Adapting wetland management to climate change.