Universities and research institutes

List of network members from universities and research institutes

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Name Title  Organisation Areas of interest 
Abdallah Abusam Dr. Kuwait institute for Scientific Research (KISR), Kuwait Waste(water) treatment and reuse
Abdus Samad Assistant Professor Department of Fisheries and Marine Bioscience, Jessore University of Science and Technology, Bangladesh Advanced limnological research - Biodiversity conservation and Management
Adrian A. Bischoff-Lang
Dr. University of Rostock, Aquaculture and Sea-Ranching, Germany
Integrated aquaculture - Nutrient budgets - Re-use of particulate matter
Akande Olalekan Paulk MSc student Aquaculture and Marine Resources Management,Wageningen University and Research Centre, The Netherlands Aquaculture production economics - Feed development - Management of recirculating aquaculture system - Nitrification and Denitrification - Seed productions (hatchery management)
Alejandro Ernesto Curto
Ingeniero Agrónomo
Instituto Nacional de Techología Agropecuaria (INTA), Argentina Aquaponia - Economy - Native species - RAS
Alexander Brinker Dr. LAZBW - Landwirtschaftliches Zentrum für Rinderhaltung, Grünlandwirtschaft, Milchwirtschaft, Wild und Fischerei, Germany Faecal waste - Particles - Suspended Solids - Waste characterisation
Alexandra Leeper
PhD Student
Matís, Iceland
Geothermal - Salmon - Shrimp - RAS
Alexandre Margarido Pargana MSc student Technical University of Denmark, DTU Aqua, Denmark Aquaponics - Cod - Fish diseases and stress - Nutrition and feed development - Turbot - Urban aquaculture
Alfred Jokumsen Senior Advisory Scientist Technical Univeristy of Denmark, DTU Aqua, Section for Aquaculture, Denmark Certification - Model trout farms - Nutrition and physiology - Organic farming - Trout farming
Amin Golpour Dehsari
Dr. South Bohemia University, Czech Republic Fish biology - Fish gamete biology - Fish and Shellfish Nutrition - Reproductive physiology of fish
Ana Cristina Ribeiro
 Project Manager AQUATROPOLIS, Portugal

Aquaculture: Automation - Decision Support System - Energy saving - Live business data and KPI´s - Remote control - Consultancy on Sustainability and Circular Economy projects applied to aquaculture business

Andre Meriac  Researcher  Nofima, Sunndalsøra, Norway  Biofiltration - Denitrification - Nutrient management - Waste treatment
Andreas Mueller-Belecke Dr. Institute of Inland Fisheries Potsdam-Sacrow, Germany Energy efficient and low budget RAS design - Pikeperch cultivation in RAS - Phosphate elimination - Self cleaning denitrification reactor
Andrei Baikov MSc student Technical Univeristy of Denmark, DTU Aqua, Section for Aquaculture, Denmark Aquaponics - Innovations in aquaculture engineering - Marine aquaculture - Model trout farms - Mussel farming - Seawater in RAS - RAS
Andrew Forsythe
Chief Scientist Aquaculture and Biotechnology
National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research Inc, New Zealand
Aquacultural engineering - Commercilisation - Crustacean culture - Fish health management - Marine species - Polyprion spp. RAS - Salmon - Yellowtail kingfish 
Anette Ungfors PhD University of Gothenburg, Sweden Ras for small scale fish aquaculture and live storage of crustaceans
Anne Johanne Tang Dalsgaard Senior Research Scientist Technical Univeristy of Denmark, DTU Aqua, Section for Aquaculture, Denmark  Exogenous enzymes - Model trout farms - Nutrition - Waste characterisation
Antti Kause Principal Researcher
Natural Recources Institute Finland, Finland
Aquaculture breeding programmes - Genetics and genomics - Genotype by environment interaction 
Baradi Waryani
Dr.
University of Sindh, Jamshoro, Pakistan
Evolutionary biology of fishes

Barry A. Costa-Pierce

Executive Director
UNE NORTH: The Institute for North Atlantic Studies, USA

Ocean food systems - RAS - Seaweed/sea vegetable aquaculture - Social-ecological systems

Bengt Liljebladh
Dr Göteborg University, Inst. for Geosciences, Sweden
Aquaculture - Mareculture
Bhim B GHaley Postdoc Section for Crop Sciences, University of Copenhagen, Denmark Microalgae as quality feed supplement - Modelling process and optimisation
Björn Suckow Project Manager ttz Bremerhaven, Germany Effluent/wastewater treatment - IMTA - solid waste management
Bram Rohaan M.Sc. aquaculture Langsand Laks, Denmark
RAS - Salmon
Carlos O. Letelier Gordo Aquaculture Engineer/MSc candidat Environmental Engineering Technical Univeristy of Denmark, DTU, Denmark Aquaculture systems design (culture center - RAS) - End of pipe treatment - Sustainable aquaculture
Carsten Schulz Prof. Dr. Christian-Albrechts-Universität zu Kiel, Germany  Fish nutrition - Fish reproduction - Water treatment
Chris Ensor
Senior Aquaculture Technician
Cawthron Institute, New Zealand
Denitrification - FCR - Nitrification - Physiology - RAS - SGR - Water Chemistry 
Chris G Carter
Professor Institute for Marine and Antarctic Studies, Australia
Feeds RAS - Hatchery - Lobster - Marine RAS - Nutrition - Salmon

Christopher Brown
Senior Scientist UN FAO - affiliated World Fisheries University

United States (home) South Korea (professional home)

Advanced recirculating system technology
Christopher Good Director of Aquatic Veterinary Research The Conservation Fund's Freshwater Institute, USA Research on performance, health, and welfare of salmonids in recirculation aquaculture systems
Cristian Savin PhD, junior researcher Research and Development Institute for Aquatic Ecology, Fishing and Aquaculture, Romania Anammox in recirculating systems - Design and operation of recirculating aquaculture systems -Intensive rearing technology - Water quality management
Daniel P. Taylor Senior Research Specialist Virginia Tech, USA  Aquaponics - Nutrition - Rearing unconventional species - Waste management/mitigation
Danny McDougall   The University of Auckland, New Zealand Chemistry - Larvae - Mussels - New Zealand Seawater
Dominique
Student

Aalborg University, Denmark

Sustainable aquaculture - RAS - warm water fish species
Erick Cantu Perez
  Thünen Institut of Fisheries Ecology, Germany AI - Behavior - Computer Vision - Fish Nutrition - Machine Learning - RAS - Welfare 
Erik Arvin Professor Technical Univeristy of Denmark, DTU Environment, Denmark Modeling of processes - Removal of N, P and xenobiotic compounds - Water supply engineering - Water treatment - Water quality
Fan Wu fmiri, China  RAS engineering
G. Sivaradje Professor Pondicherry Engg College, India Recirculating Aquaculture Systems
Gabriel Gana Bake Dr. Federal University of Technology Minna, Nigeria
Aquaculture Nutrition - Aquaponics - Recycle water management in aquaculture systems
Gbemileke O Idowu
Engr.
BOSMIC AGROCARE LTD, Nigeria
Recirculating Aquaculture Systems
Gen Hua YUE Professor Temasek Life Sciences Laboratory, Singapore Aquaculture - Breeding - Genetics and Genomics
Giang Thi Thuy Nguyen
PhD Candidate 
Matís, Iceland

Aquaculture - Aquatic animal pathology and welfare - Immunology 
Giovanni Lemos de Mello
Dr. State University of Santa Catarina (UDESC), Brazil
Design and operation/management of RAS - Innovations in aquaculture engineering - Intensive rearing technology - Marine fish culture - Water quality management
Gurudeeban Selvaraj
Dr.

Istanbul Medeniyet University, Turkey

Bio prospecting of micro algae - Biodiesel and high value added products
Hendrik Monsees
Dr.
Leibniz-Institute of Freshwater Ecology and Inland Fisheries, Germany
Aquaponics - Mineralisation - Nutrient dynamics - RAS - Waste water treatment
Henrike Seibel
Dr. med. vet.

Christian-Albrecht-Universität zu Kiel, Germany

Animal Welfare - Fish health - Immunology - Stress impacts on the organism - Pathology

Hilary Karlson

Project Manager - InnoAquaTech

Danish Technological Institute (DTI), Denmark

Innovation - Fish - Micro algae - RAS - Shrimp - South Baltic Region - Sustainable environment

Håkon Torsvik
Engineer
Norwegian University of Life SciencesNorge
Biofilters - Biotechnology - RAS - Waterquality
Ingrid Bakke
Associate Professor
NTNU, Norway
Microbial water quality/biofilter function - Fish-microbe interactions
Jacek Sadowski PhD DSc West Pomeranian University of Technology, Poland Aquaponic - Cage culture - Fish nutrition - RAS
Jae Weon Choi
Professor School of Mechanical Engineering, Pusan National University, Korea
Automatic control - Estimation - Sensor network - Smart aquaculture plant
Jamie Downes
Dr. Marine Institute, Ireland
Atlantic salmon - Smolt production - RAS
Jan Schröder Research Scientist Association for Marine Aquaculture, Germany Aquacultural engineering - Animal Welfare - Fish health - Ozone - Water quality - Water treatment
Jani Pulkkinen
Research Scientist
Natural Resources Institute Finland (Luke), Finland
Environmental impacts Microbes in RAS - Online water quality monitoring - Water quality
Javed Khan 
Recirculating Aquaculture Systems Scientist
NIWA, New Zealand

Fish physiology - Recirculation
Jelena Kolarevic PhD Nofima, Norway Fish physiology - Fish welfare - Online water quality measurements - Water quality 
Johan Wedel Nielsen Partner Aquamind, Denmark Pikeperch and tilapia culture - Recirculating aquaculture
John Andre Normann  M.Sc. University of Bergen, Norway Aquaponics - Water quality
John Batt Manager Aquatron Lab., Dalhousie University, Canada RAS operations: operating 14 research scale RAS units in multiple species tilapia, salmonids, other
John Fleng Steffensen
Professor University of Copenhagen - Marine Biology, Denmark
Exercise - Hypoxia - Metabolism - Respiration - Swimming - Temperature 
Jon Hovland Chief scientist

Tel-Tek, Norway

Biogas - Phosphorous recycling - Sludge handling - Water treatment 
Jonathan Roques  Ph.D. Biological and Environmental Sciences, Gotheburg University, Sweden Aquaculture - Growth - Physiology - Stress - Welfare
Joseph A. Hankins Vice President The Conservation Fund - Freshwater Institute, USA Institutional collaborations and partnerships in funding opportunities to advance RAS technology and sustainability
Jurgen Adriaen Aquaculture Scientist AQUA-ERF, University College KaHo St.-Lieven, Belgium Biofiltration - Nutrition - RAS - Sustainable aquaculture
Kai Lorkowski    Alfred Wegener Institute Helmholtz Centre for Polar and Marine Research (AWI), Germany Aquaculture Systems Design - Sustainable aquaculture - Water treatment - Water quality management
Karen Obrestad Kverme
Student University of Bergen (UiB), Norway RAS - Water reuse
Kevin Torben Stiller 
Dr., Research Associate
University of British Columbia, Canada
Growth - Metabolic fuel useRearing and physiological fitness proxies (Ucrit, hypoxia tolerance, thermal tolerance and aerobic scope) of Coho and Atlantic Salmon in RAS

Konstantinos Skampardonis

 

University of Aegean, Greece

RAS
Koushik Roy
Doctoral Researcher  Faculty of Fisheries and Protection of Waters, University of South Bohemia in Ceske Budejovice, Czech Republic
Aquaculture - Biofloc - Bioremediation - Climate change simulation experiments - Fish nutrition -  Nutrients - RAS
Kranthi Raj 
Dr. Bharathi Blooms University, India
RAS - Shrimp - Tilapia
Lana Reid-McConnell
  University of Strathclyde, UK
LCA of RAS - Tool for RAS assessment 
Lars-Flemming Pedersen  Senior Scientist Technical Univeristy of Denmark, DTU Aqua, Section for Aquaculture, Denmark 

Biofiltration - Disinfectants - Environmental impact – Flow-through systems - Management practice - Model trout farms- Nitrification - Water quality and hygiene 

Leó Alexander Guðmundsson
Senior Scientist Institute of Freshwater Fisheries, Iceland
Closed system salmon farming
Lusine Tadevosyan
Researcher International Center for Agribusiness Research and Education, Armenia Aquaculture - Agribusiness - Environment - Recirculating Aquaculture System - Water efficiency 
Lucy Bolanle Benson Research officer Nigeria Institute for Oceanography and Marine Research, Nigeria Aquaculture - Breeding and sustainability   
Mahmoud Magdy
Dr. Genetics Dept., Faculty of Agriculture, Ain Shams University, Egypt
Evolutionary genetics - Molecular ecology - Phlyogeography

Markus Andersson PhD student
Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences (SLU)
Aquaculture - Nutrition - Microbial feeds - Perch - RAS
Martin Karlsson Project manager, Marine biologist Aquaponics - Feed projects - Mussels
Mehdi Aghdam
Mr. Lund University, Sweden
Fish farming
Mohamed Ashour
Dr.
National Institute of Oceanography and Fisheries (NIOF), Egypt
Aquaculture - Aquaculture wastewater - Aquaponics - Biodesel production - Microalgae culture - Recirculating aquaculture systems - Sustainable aquaculture 
Mohamed Mahmoud
Research Associate
Department of Sensory Analytics, Fraunhofer Institute for Process Engineering and Packaging (IVV), Germany
Off-flavour in aquaculture 
Mohammad Aljaradin
Associate Professor 
Lund University - Water Resources Engineering, Sweden
Desalination - Landfilling - Sustainable waste management - Recycling - Waste to energy - Water resources management - Water use and reuse
Mohammad Shamsur Rahman Associate Professor  University of Dhaka, Bangladesh Commercially valuable indigenous species - Economic feasibility - RAS in Bangladesh
Mousumi Das
Lecturer Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman Agricultural University, Bangladesh
Aquaponics – Designing low cost recirculating aquaculture system for the tropical region
Muhammad Naeem Khan Prof. Dr. University of the Punjab, Lahore, Pakistan Aquaculture - Recirculation technologies - Water conservation

N. A. Talwar

Dr. West Bengal University of Animal and Fishery Sciences, India
RAS
Nathalie Le François
Researcher

Biodôme de Montréal

Aquatic bioremediation - Aquatic life support systems - Conservation - Fish physiology - Sustainable development
Nikolaj Gedsted Andersen
Postdoc

Section for Diagnostics and Scientific Advice, DTU Vet, Denmark 

Harmful algal blooms in RAS and ichthyotoxic algae
Olav Fjeld Kraugerud Scientist Nutrition - Phosphorus
Olav Vadstein
Professor
NTNU Norwegian Univ Science and Technology, Norge

Biofilter dynamics - Fish-Microbiota interactions - Microbial management - Nitrification
Ole-Kristian Hess-Erga Research Scientist Norwegian Institute for Water Research (NIVA), Norway Microbial interactions - Recirculation technology
P. Biji

Associate Professor in Nanotechnology

PSG Institute of Advanced Studies, Coimbatore, India
NanosensorsWater quality monitoring sensors 

Paul J. Midtlyng

Dr.  School of Veterinary Medicine, Norwegian University of Life Sciences, Norway Biosecurity Disease control Fish Health - Fish Welfare - Medicinal treatment - Vaccination 
Paul MacIsaac
Aquarium Systems Manager
Dalhousie University - Faculty of Agriculture, Canada
Exploits of marine bio-diesels - Nutrition of Atlantic salmon and rainbow trout - 
Research focusing on development of: Arctic charr, striped bass, and oyster aquaculture

Per M. Jepsen Assistant Professor Roskilde University, Denmark Aquaculture - Copepods - RAS
Peter Vilhelm Skov Associated Professor Technical Univeristy of Denmark, DTU Aqua, Section for Aquaculture, Denmark Gasses - Model trout farms - Physiology - Stress
Polain Nzobeuh M.Sc. University of Jyväskylä, Finland Fish farming - RAS
Prakob Kitchaiya
Assoc. Prof.
King Mongkut's Institute of Technology Ladkrabang, Thailand RAS

Quyettam Nguyen

M.Sc. student 

Norwegian University of Life Science, Norway

RAS
Raed Bashitialshaaer PhD Lund University, Sweden Brine discharge - Desalination - Environmental impact - Water resources
Ragnhild Inderberg Vestrum
PhD student
NTNU, Norway
Aquaculture - Host response - Microbiota - Microbe-host interactions - RAS
Rakesh CG 
  Kerala University of Fisheries and Ocean Studies, India
Recirculating aquaculture
Ricardo Benicio
Mr 

NMBU, Norway

 
Rezaul Karim
Principal Scientific Officer and Project Director
Insitite of Technology Transfer and Innovation (BSCIR), Council of Scientific and Industrial Research, Bangladesh 
Conducting semi-commercial production of fish (Pabda, Magur and Sea bass etc.) for technology transfer and technical support to grow sustainable local industry
Ricardo Benicio
  Norwegian University of Life Sciences (NMBU), Norway  RAS
Roger Selset
Manager of NCRA (NOFIMA Centre for recirculation in aquaculture)
NOFIMA AS, Norway
Aquaculture - Design - Equipment - Recirculation - Research - Salmon - Water treatment

Ronan Cooney
Mr. NUI Galway, Ireland LCA - Nitrification - RAS
Rune Bakke Professor University College of Southeast Norway, Norway

Anarobic digestion - Sludge treatment - Water treatment

Samir Bru Cordero
 MSc Universidad de Cordoba, Colombia Recirculating aquaculture systems
Sammar Khalil

Associate Professor

Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Sweden
Aquaponics - Biological control - Hydroponics - Roots diseases - Root microflora
Sanni Aalto
Researcher
University of Jyväskylä, Finland
Denitrification - Microbiology - Nitrogen cycle 
Sara Calabrese PhD student University of Bergen & Marine Harvest, Norway Atlantic salmon postsmolt healt and welfare in RAS and semi-closed sea systems
Sara Hornborg
Dr. SP Technical Research Institute of Sweden, Sweden

Life Cycle Assessment

Saúl Wiscovich Terue Aquaculture Specialist University of Puerto Rico Mayaguez Campus, Puerto Rico Freshwater species - RAS
Sepideh Kiani
PhD candidate
University of Oulu, Finland
Bioreactors - Hybrid system - Passive treatments - Wetland
Shuhai Li Research scientist Research Foundation of SUNY, USA Aquaponics - Simulation of RAS facilites
Sigurdur Gudjonsson
PhD, Director Institute of Freshwater Fisheries, Iceland
Closed aquaculture systems for salmonids
Siv-Lene Gangenes Skar Researcher Bioforsk - Norwegian Institute for Agricultural and Environmental Research, Norway  Aquaponics for Nordic environment - Helianthus tuberosus: varieties, quality and production - Local food at excellent quality - Networking all over the world - Vegetable seed production adapted to Nordic conditions 
Stefan Meyer Dr. Association for Marine Aquaculture, Germany Coordinator of the Competence Network Aquaculture of the federal state Schleswig-Holstein, a stakeholder network. Research interests: Animal Welfare - Larval physiology - Live Feed - Microalgae - RAS
Sukham Munilkumar
Dr. ICAR-Central Institute of Fisheries Education, India
Aquaculture - Nutrition - RAS in periurban aquaculture
Sungwan Boksuwan Dr. 

King Mongkut's Institute of Technology Ladkrabang, Thailand

Energy and system optimization
Suvi Suurnäkki
Dr. University of Jyväskylä, Finland
Geosmin - Microbiology - Off-flavours
Sveinung Fivelstad Professor Bergen University College, Norway Carbonate system - Fish physiology and welfare - Water treatment technology - Water quality

Tharwat Attallah

Dr. National Institute of Oceanography and Fisheries (NIOF), Egypt
Aquaculture - Aquaponics - Fish Breeding and Genetics - Nutrition - Recirculating Aquaculture Systems - Reproduction - Sustainable Aquaculture 
Thor Magne Jonassen
Senior Scientist
Akvaplan-niva AS, Norway

Biological performance - Dynamic energy budgets - Environmental regulation to optimize production output - Fish welfare - Technical innovation

Thorleifur Agustsson
Research Director International Research Institute of Stavanger, Iris, Norway
Aquaculture - Fish welfare - RAS
Ting Ding Student Norwegian University of Life Sciences, Norway Biofilters
Thorleifur Agustsson
Dr. International Research Institute of Stavanger (IRIS), Norway
Aquaculture - Environment - Fish physiology - Fish genetics
Todd Guerdat Assistant professor
University of New Hampshire, USA

Integrated aquaculture production - Recirculating aquaculture systems - Wastewater treatment - Water treatment

Torstein Kristensen Associate Professor Faculty of Aquaculture and Biosciences, University of Nordland, Norway Physiology - Salmonids - Water quality
Vasco Mota
Dr. Nofima, Norway

Fish performance and physiology - Hormones and pheromones - Nitrification - RAS modellingWater quality

Vu Thi Thuy Minh Lecturer Nha Trang University, Vietnam  Aquaculture - Copepods - Microalgae - Recirculating aquaculture system - Water quality
Xingqiang Song
  UiT, The Arctic University of Norway, Norway
Aquaculture - Environment - LCA - Resources
Yohanna Cabrera Orozco
Postdoc University of Copenhagen, Denmark
Water treatment for RAS
Yuan Tian
Master student University of Gothenburg, Sweden
Ecosystems - Marine environment - RAS
Zachary Miller-Hope Assistant Director for Education
University of New England, USA
Ocean food systems - Aquaculture - RAS - Sustainability

Ze Zhu
PhD student
Wageningen University & Research, Netherlands
Aquaponics - RAS
Zhang Hesen
Student

Ocean University of Qingdao, China

Marine fish culture - Marine fish hatchery
Ph.D. Fisheries - Director


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16 DECEMBER 2018