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Dr Alban Echchelh

Dr Alban Echchelh
Research Fellow

Summary

Dr Alban Echchelh is a Research Fellow in Civil and Environmental Engineering at Brunel University London. Dr Echchelh is a work package leader within the HYDROUSA project and a conributor to COST Action - Circular City Re.Solution project (EU Horizon 2020 research programmes). His research essentially focuses on water-food-energy-waste management, sustainability, and circularity. Dr Echchelh has authored four publications (h-index: 4) and  delivered 5 presentations in international conferences. Dr Echchelh collaborates with a multidisciplinary team of academic, industrial, and NGO partners based in 15+ countries. Dr Echchelh has been conducting a wide range of consulting activities related to the water-food-energy nexus with contracts awarded from leading industrial partners such as Anglian Water, Bauer Nimr LLC, and PepsiCo. Prior joining Brunel University London, Dr Echchelh was a postdoctoral researcher at the University of Kansas, USA, where he carried out research about oil and gas produced water management and reuse (NSF-funded). Dr Echchelh has also worked as an environmental project manager in the agri-food industry between 2012 to 2015 to develop water reuse projects in the MENA region.

Qualifications

  • PhD in Environmental Science and Technology - Cranfield University, UK
  • MSc in Agronomy - École Supérieure d'Agricultures d'Angers, France
  • MSc in Food Science - VetAgro Sup Clermont-Ferrand, France
  • BSc in Agriculture - University of Glasgow, UK

Responsibility

Work package leader (HYDROUSA project) and research team member (COST Action “Circular City Re.Solution” project)

Newest selected publications

Echchelh, A., Hess, T., Sakrabani, R., Prigent, S. and Stefanakis, AI. (2021) 'Towards agro-environmentally sustainable irrigation with treated produced water in hyper-arid environments'. Agricultural Water Management, 243. pp. 106449 - 106449. ISSN: 0378-3774

Journal article

Echchelh, A., Hess, T. and Sakrabani, R. (2020) 'Agro-environmental sustainability and financial cost of reusing gasfield-produced water for agricultural irrigation'. Agricultural Water Management, 227. pp. 105860 - 105860. ISSN: 0378-3774

Journal article

Echchelh, A., Hess, T., Sakrabani, R., de Paz, JM. and Visconti, F. (2019) 'Assessing the environmental sustainability of irrigation with oil and gas produced water in drylands'. Agricultural Water Management, 223. pp. 105694 - 105694. ISSN: 0378-3774

Journal article

Echchelh, A., Hess, T. and Sakrabani, R. (2018) 'Reusing oil and gas produced water for irrigation of food crops in drylands'. Agricultural Water Management, 206. pp. 124 - 134. ISSN: 0378-3774

Journal article
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