From toilet to sewer: time for water purification 2.0


About the research

Purifying our wastewater requires a lot of energy. Michiel Van Tendeloo (UAntwerp) wants to change this: he works on water purification 2.0, which not only uses less electricity but even generates energy. Something to think about on your next visit to the toilet! 🚽🤔

Michiel Van Tendeloo

Even as a child, Michiel Van Tendeloo was fascinated by nature and... lego. He developed these interests further during his training as a bio-engineer. In his doctoral research at the University of Antwerp, Michiel examines how we can use microbes as smart building blocks to solve social problems. His research focuses on innovative nitrogen removal for the transition to energy-positive sewage treatment.

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