Prof. John Williams
Professor of Environmental Technology, University of Portsmouth
John Williams is Professor of Environmental Technology and research lead for the School of Civil Engineering and Surveying at the University of Portsmouth. He is the Director of the Environmental Technology Field Station, a unique facility based at Petersfield wastewater treatment works and the base for a major collaboration with Southern Water to create an Innovation Hub for addressing the problems facing small sewage treatment sites. During his time at Portsmouth, John have led many projects in collaboration with industry, supported by funding from a range of sources such as Innovate UK and RCUK. His work on constructed wetlands has extended to monitoring and modelling vegetated sustainable drainage systems (SuDS), starting with the A34 Newbury Bypass (Mott MacDonald) and then to SuDS in housing developments (Mayer Brown/InnovateUK and NERC).