Institusjon: Universitetet i Agder

Prosjekttype:  phd

Prosjektperiode: 2017-2020

Prosjektleder/veileder navn: Helge Liltved: helge.liltved@uia.no

Master/PhD/PostDoc student navn: Ikke ansatt ennå. Utlysning av phd-stillingen legges ut i disse dager.

Formål / Sammendrag:

PhD Research Fellowship in Engineering within smart water and nutrient management systems to promote green production in urban and semi-urban areas. The PhD-work shall focus on water-based growing systems and/or water management in urban and semi-urban areas, with main attention on how water and nutrients can be recycled and utilized for growth of green plants for consumption, and/or for aesthetical and recreational purposes. The work shall contribute to develop new technical solutions for water management and treatment in water-based growing systems, such as hydroponic and aquaponic systems, and/or how urban runoff water can be used locally for irrigation and green production (urban farming).