Background and activities

Sveinungs homepageProfessor Water and Wastewater systems at Institute for Water and Environment, NTNU, born 1951.


Teaches subjects "Urban Water Systems" and "Water and Wastewater Systems Specialisation"

Mentor for students at project works and master thesis

Previously senior researcher and research manager at SINTEF

Participates with initiation and implementation of research projects, i.e. EU programs. Manager of EU projects CARE-W and CARE-S and EU network CityNet, plus researcher exchange program SafeWater (Marie Curie). Work area leader EU IP project TECHNEAU (safe drinking water from source to tap) and central in development of EU IP project  PREPARED (meeting impact of climate change with existing urban water systems), TRUST (sustainable development of urban water infrastructure) nd BINGO (impact and mitigation of climate change) 

Board member European Water Supply and Sanitation Technology Platform (WSSTP) 2006-2008, and initiator and leader of Norwegian branch of platform (2008-2012). Member of International Water Association (IWA) network "Leading Edge Sustainable Asset Management" (LESAM). Member of Norwegian reference group for Horizon Europe (by Norwegian Research Council)

Leader for Norwegian research program RECOVER (recovery of resources from wastewater) from 2016-2020.

Scientific, academic and artistic work

A selection of recent journal publications, artistic productions, books, including book and report excerpts. See all publications in the database

Journal publications