Staff

Wouter Pronk

Dr. Wouter Pronk

Department Process Engineering

About Me

Projects and research themes
          
Drinking water

Waste water / Grey water treatment
  • Technologies for the recycling of grey water
  • Adaptation of GDM as the main treatment step for the recycling of wash water in the Blue Diversion Toilet
  • Influence of process parameters on GDM for grey water treatment

Teaching activities
 ETHZ, Environmental Technology, Master course on Process Engineering II, selected topics

Patents
Worldwide Patent: “Process for the Preparation of a condensation product using membrane reactors”; Patent Nr.: WO 0064574; Publ.Date: 2000-11-02; Patent appl.nr.: WO 2000NL00262 20000425

Books
Nano and Micro Particles in Water and Wastewater Treatment, Selected Proceedings of the 2nd International Specialised Conference on Nano and Micro Particles in Water and Wastewater Treatment, Zürich, 2003, Published as Vol. 20, Nr.12, 2004, in Water Science & Technology, ISSN 0273-1223; Issue Editors: M. Boller and W. Pronk

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Projects

Inadequate access to microbiologically safe drinking water continuously threatens the health and well-being of more than a billion people, primarily in developing countries
Viable future water supply structures in the canton Baselland.

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Curriculum Vitae

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Selected publications

Klein, T.; Zihlmann, D.; Derlon, N.; Isaacson, C.; Szivak, I.; Weissbrodt, D. G.; Pronk, W. (2016) Biological control of biofilms on membranes by metazoans, Water Research, 88, 20-29, doi:10.1016/j.watres.2015.09.050, Institutional Repository
Akhondi, E.; Wu, B.; Sun, S.; Marxer, B.; Lim, W.; Gu, J.; Liu, L.; Burkhardt, M.; McDougald, D.; Pronk, W.; Fane, A. G. (2015) Gravity-driven membrane filtration as pretreatment for seawater reverse osmosis: linking biofouling layer morphology with flux stabilization, Water Research, 70, 158-173, doi:10.1016/j.watres.2014.12.001, Institutional Repository
Künzle, R.; Pronk, W.; Morgenroth, E.; Larsen, T. A. (2015) An energy-efficient membrane bioreactor for on-site treatment and recovery of wastewater, Journal of Water Sanitation and Hygiene for Development, 5(3), 448-455, doi:10.2166/washdev.2015.116, Institutional Repository
Derlon, N.; Peter-Varbanets, M.; Scheidegger, A.; Pronk, W.; Morgenroth, E. (2012) Predation influences the structure of biofilm developed on ultrafiltration membranes, Water Research, 46(10), 3323-3333, doi:10.1016/j.watres.2012.03.031, Institutional Repository
Mueller, N. C.; van der Bruggen, B.; Keuter, V.; Luis, P.; Melin, T.; Pronk, W.; Reisewitz, R.; Rickerby, D.; Rios, G. M.; Wennekes, W.; Nowack, B. (2012) Nanofiltration and nanostructured membranes-should they be considered nanotechnology or not?, Journal of Hazardous Materials, 211, 275-280, doi:10.1016/j.jhazmat.2011.10.096, Institutional Repository
Peter-Varbanets, M.; Gujer, W.; Pronk, W. (2012) Intermittent operation of ultra-low pressure ultrafiltration for decentralized drinking water treatment, Water Research, 46(10), 3272-3282, doi:10.1016/j.watres.2012.03.020, Institutional Repository
Huber, S. A.; Balz, A.; Abert, M.; Pronk, W. (2011) Characterisation of aquatic humic and non-humic matter with size-exclusion chromatography - organic carbon detection - organic nitrogen detection (LC-OCD-OND), Water Research, 45(2), 879-885, doi:10.1016/j.watres.2010.09.023, Institutional Repository
Peter-Varbanets, M.; Johnston, R.; Meierhofer, R.; Pronk, W. (2011) GDM technology for household water disinfection, Sandec News, 12, 5, Institutional Repository
Peter-Varbanets, M.; Margot, J.; Traber, J.; Pronk, W. (2011) Mechanisms of membrane fouling during ultra-low pressure ultrafiltration, Journal of Membrane Science, 377(Feb), 42-53, doi:10.1016/j.memsci.2011.03.029, Institutional Repository
Peter-Varbanets, M.; Hammes, F.; Vital, M.; Pronk, W. (2010) Stabilization of flux during dead-end ultra-low pressure ultrafiltration, Water Research, 44(12), 3607-3616, doi:10.1016/j.watres.2010.04.020, Institutional Repository
Klahre, J.; Bitz, S.; Traber, J.; Pronk, W. (2010) Ultrafiltration von Karstquellen. Flockung erweitert den Einsatzbereich, GWA Gas, Wasser, Abwasser, 90(1), 1-7, Institutional Repository

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Address

E-Mail: wouter.pronk@eawag.ch
Phone: +41 58 765 5381
Fax: +41 58 765 5802
Address: Eawag
Überlandstrasse 133
8600 Dübendorf
Office: BU B14

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Expert of

drinking water, water treatment

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