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Decision to extend WaterCentre@KTH

Published Dec 21, 2023

Vice President for Research Annika Borgenstam decides to extend the WaterCentre@KTH with the term of office set to 2024-01-01 - 2025-12-31 and to appoint current director Zahra Kalantari as director for the entire period.

The centre has conducted a self-assessment report for the previous term, 2021-2023. A new operational plan for the proposed extension period has been prepared.


WaterCentre@KTH is a platform for innovation and interdisciplinary collaboration across scientific and organisational boundaries. The centre started in February 2017 with funding from KTH in collaboration with the City of Stockholm, IVL Swedish Environmental Research Institute and Stockholm Environment Institute (SEI).


Steering group (Term of office 2024-01-01 - 2026-03-31)

  • Fredrik Gröndahl, ABE School, Chair
  • Andrew Martin, ITM School, board member
  • Anette Seger, Vattenindustrin - the water industry in Sweden, board member
  • Antonius van Maris, CBH school, board member
  • John Munthe, IVL Swedish Environmental Research Institute, board member
  • Karina Barquet, Stockholm Environment Institute, board member
  • Mårten Frumerie, Stockholm Vatten & Avfall, board member
  • Viktoria Fodor, EECS school, board member