Network Members






Ana Maciel de Carvalho
Federal University of Jequitinhonha and Mucuri Valleys, Brazil Assistant Professor Geology, Hydrogeology
Groundwater Management, Numerical Modeling, Water Protection, Hydrogeology of Fractured Media, Environmental Geology
Federal University of Ouro Preto, Brazil
PhD Candidate Fractured Hydrogeology
Ange Bouramanding Diedhiou Spibes Scholarship, West African Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services Master Student BSc Geology (Hydrogeology)
Water Resource, Climate Change Ecosystem Services Interaction Water, Community
Anita Milman University of Massachusetts, Amherst, USA Associate Professor Water Governance Political Science, Geography, Hydrology
Water Governance, Institutions, Groundwater, Transboundary Water, Adaptation
Anna Majury Public Health Ontario, Canada Clinical and Environmental Microbiologist Animal Biology, Veterinary Infectious Diseases, Microbiology, Veterinary Medicine and Surgery
Well Water, Public Health, One Health, Infectious Diseases, Microbiology
Bárbara Zambelli Pisa University PhD Candidate Hydrogeology, Speleology, Geology
Groundwater Management, Numerical Modelling, Environmental Geology, Geoethics, Sci-Com
Bryan Bruns
Independent Researcher and Consultant Sociologist
Groundwater Governance, India and Yemen; Water Rights and Participation in Irrigation Management; Polycentric Groundwater Governance, Africa
Carlos Miraldo Ordens Centre for Water in the Minerals Industry, Sustainable Minerals Institute, University of Queensland, Australia Research Fellow Geology, Environmental Geology, Hydrogeology, GradCert Project Management
Collective Action, Co-Management, Participatory Monitoring, Citizen Science, Health Impacts
Chiara Tringali Trieste, Italy Independent Researcher Environmental Science, WASH (Water Resources Management in International Development Aid)
Water Resources Management, Public Participation Promotion, Stakeholder Analysis, Public Engagement, International Cooperation
Daniela Benedicto van Dalen Acacia Water, The Netherlands Senior Hydrogeologist Geology, Expertise in Hydrogeology
Stakeholder Engagement, Citizen Science, IWRM, Evidence Based Decision Making
David Walker Wageningen University, The Netherlands
Postdoctoral Researcher Geology, Civil Engineering, Hydrogeology
Citizen Science, Hydrogeology, Water Scarcity, Poverty Alleviation, Disaster Risk Reduction
Ebel Smidt SG Management and Mediation Senior mediator and water management expert Hydrogeology, Physics, Mediation Groundwater, Communication, Conflictmanagement, Hydrolectics, Hydroentropy
Enwereuzo Chinemerem Divinefavour
Nnamdi Azikiwe University Awka, Anambra State, Nigeria Undergraduate student of Applied Geophysics BSc Applied Geophysics (in view) Groundwater Contamination Prevention and Pollution Remediation (in view)
Hugh Simpson School of Environmental Design and Rural Development, University of Guelph, Canada & Grounded Collaborative Solutions Adjunct Research Professor & Consultant Geography, Hydrogeology, Land Use Planning

Agriculture, Groundwater Management and Protection, Private Wells, Complex Problems, Collaborative Decision-Making

Isimemen Osemwegie WABES, University of Bonn, Germany Assistant Project Coordinator Geology, Isotope Hydrology, Applied Geosciences
GIS, Mixed-Method Surveys, Data Analyses
Jarvis Abonana Ayamsegna
AqueoSan Services, Ghana Hydrogeologist/WASH Specialist MA (Governance and Sustainable Development), BSc (Geology), Cert. (Business Administration, Rural Animators Training)
Groundwater Development, Community Engagement, Capacity Building, Needs Assessment
Josselin Rouillard Ecologic Institute, Germany Fellow Environmental Science and Policy
Institutional Economics, Resilience, Collective Action Theory, Participatory Foresight
Lompo Layiani Abdoul-Nasser Pan-African Development Institute, Burkina Faso Master Student Fundamental Geology, Water and Sanitation (WASH)
Water Statistical and Environment and Social Safeguard
Luis Camilo Suescún Casallas
DHI Group, Presidente ACH and IAH- Colombian Chapter Hydrogeologist Modeler Civil Engineering, Water Resources, Hydrogeology, Mining, Oil & Gas

Groundwater Modeling, Socio-Hydrogeology, Groundwater Managment, Groundwater Governance, Mining

Luka Vucinic Trinity College Dublin
Department of Civil, Structural and Environmental Engineering
PhD Candidate in Hydrogeology / Environmental Engineering Geological Engineering with Specialisation in Hydrogeology
Contaminant Hydrogeology / Groundwater Quality, Karst Hydrogeology, Environmental Engineering and Microbiology, Analytical chemistry
(Groundwater Governance and Diplomacy, Forensic Hydrogeology, Groundwater Management)
Michael Mitchell Institute for Land, Water and Society, Charles Sturt University, Australia Research Fellow Human Geography
Social Dimensions of Groundwater Management; Transdisciplinary Research Practice; Resilience Thinking; Social Learning; Sustainability
Mohammed Mofizur Rahman Institute for Technology and Resources Management in the Tropics and Subtropics (ITT), Köln University of Applied Sciences, Germany Alexander von Humboldt International Climate Protection Fellow Environmental Science
Hydro-Social Deltas, Amphibian Living, Water Related Ecosystem Services, Emerging Contaminants in Water and their Health Consequences
Mukta Deodhar Recent graduate, India, looking for opportunities MSc Hydrogeology, Diploma – Urban Studies + Sustainable Living, BSc Geology
Sustainability of water supply for Latur City in India and role of aquifers – using system dynamics
Murali Kochukrishnan Nair Projects (Geology, Hydro-geology and Environment) with IL&FS ENVIRONMENT, India Head Geology, Plantation Management
Developmental Sector, Sustainable Water Resources Development, Community Work, Environmental Consciousness
Paul Hynds Environmental Sustainability and Health Institute, Technological University Dublin, Ireland Principal Investigator Hydrogeology, Epidemiology
Environmental Engineering, Hydrogeology, Epidemiology, Groundwater Contamination, Waterborne Infection
Prakash Chandra Chhangani NGO based in Jaipur, India Geology
Water Management, Agro Development in Rajasthan, Haryana and Parts of Madya Pradesh
Sandra Garcia Gabas Federal University of Mato Grosso do Sul, Brazil Professor Geology, Mining Engineering, Civil Engineering
Rural Settlements, Indigenous Communities, Quilombola Communities
Sarah Shalsi Sustainable Minerals Institute, University of Queensland, Australia PhD student Economics and Philosophy, Energy and Natural Resources Management.
Groundwater Governance, Collective Action, Co-Management and Participatory Approaches to Groundwater Management
Sarpong Hammond Antwi Dundalk Institute of Technology, Ireland PhD candidate Community Development, Energy Policy, Resource Governance

Public Participation, Water and Energy Resources Management and Governance, Community Development, Policy Analysis

Simone Stewart Department for Environment and Water (SA Government), Australia
Principal Policy Officer / Senior Hydrogeologist
Water Management, Policy Development, Water Allocation Planning, Community Engagement, Hydrogeological Investigations
Sebnem Arslan
Ankara University
Associate Professor Geological Engineering with Specialization in Hydrogeology
Groundwater Quality, Isotope Hydrology, Sustainable Groundwater Management, hopefully soon to be added: Socio-Hydrogeology
Steve Barnett
South Australian Department for Environment and Water
Principal Hydrogeologist Geology, Hydrogeology
Groundwater sustainability, groundwater management, water planning
Sudhanshu Shekhar Central Groundwater Board, Dept. of Water Resources, River Development & Ganga Rejuvenation, Ministry of Jal Shakti, Govt. of India Scientist-D M.Sc. (Geology), PhD (Hydrogeology)
Aquifer Mapping, Fractured Rock Hydrogeology, Urban Hydrogeology, Groundwater Management
Tejas Kulkarni
Department of Hydrology, University Kassel, Germany
Water resources, environmental management
Socio-Hydrological Modelling, Groundwater Modelling in Over-Exploited Fractured-Rock Aquifer Systems