Jörg E. Drewes is Chair Professor of Urban Water Systems Engineering at the Technical University of Munich (TUM), Germany. Before joining TUM in 2013, he served as Full Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering at the Colorado School of Mines, USA.

Professor Drewes’ research and scholarly activities are closely related to the common theme of energy efficient advanced water treatment systems and water recycling. Dr. Drewes has published more than 300 peer-reviewed journal papers and book contributions (h-index 57, Scopus).

Professor Drewes is a member of the Advisory Council on Global Change directly advising the German Government (WBGU). He was awarded Fellow of the International Water Association (IWA) and is a member of the Strategic Council of IWA. He also served as the Chair of IWA’s Water Reuse Specialist Group (2013-2019). He serves as the Associate Editor of ACS Environmental Science & Technology.