Luuk Rietveld is Professor of Drinking Water & Urban Water Cycle Technology at the University of Technology in Delft since 2010. He is also Chairman of the Department of Water Management. After finalizing his studies Civil Engineering at TU Delft in 1987, he worked until 1991 as lecturer Sanitary Engineering at the Eduardo Mondlane University in Mozambique. Since 1991 he has been working at TU Delft as expert international co-operation, lecturer and assistant, associate and full professor. In 2005 Luuk Rietveld defended his PhD-thesis. Luuk's special interests are water quality and treatment, wastewater reclamation, water & IT, water and sanitation for the poor.