Search staff/organisations dr. JM Wreyford
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Namedr. JM Wreyford
FirstnameJess
Emailjessica.wreyford@wur.nl

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DescriptionCoordinator of MADE Living Lab, Project Lead of MADE Urban Data
OrganizationDepartment of Agrotechnology and Food Sciences
Organization UnitEnvironmental Technology
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Jess Wreyford has a Bachelors in Mechanical Engineering (University of California, Santa Barbara), Masters in Mechanical Engineering (Univeristy of Washington, Seattle), Masters in Sustainable Development (Utrecht University), and a Doctorate in Environmental Technology (Wageningen University). In addition, she has over 6 years of experience in commercial solar installations and corporate sustainability. She specializes in sustainability, renewable energy, renewable resources, and desalination. 


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WATER NEXUS -- WP 3: Integral blueprints -- The project focuses on strategies to balance water supply and water demand between industrial and agricultural systems and contain both saline and fresh water options. The search project includes water technology and green technologies such as wetlands. The emphasis will be on industry and agri/horticulture where large volumes of water are produced and used. WP3 focuses on the development of integral solutions on system level for practical, high impact, cases. Maximising the use of alternatives for freshwater is supported by developing (real time) models connecting the availability of fluctuating quantities of water of different qualities and a variety of end uses. (More information here)


Education

Wageningen UR (PhD Environmental Technolgoy; Thesis: Alternative non-potable water use: Design, complexities, and opportunities)

Utrecht Universiteit (MS Sustainable Development; Thesis: The water footprint of tourism for independent islands)

University of Washington, Seattle (MS Mechanical Engineering; Thesis: Power extraction from irrigation laterals and canals in the Columbia Basin)

University of California, Santa Barbara (BS Mechanical Engineering)

Technische Universität, Berlin (Education Abroad Program)

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