Dr. Karin Pachel is working as a professor of water engineering at TalTech, Department of Civil Engineering and Architecture. She is the Head of Water and Environmental Engineering Research Group and Head of Study Program of Master’s curricula Environmental Engineering and Management. Karin Pachel has participated as a principle investigator/project manager in several national and EU founded projects. Her research area is wastewater treatment and urban wastewater systems, including stormwater runoff management, monitoring and monitoring technics. She has more than 20 scientific publications on her interest area. Dr Pachel is a member of the Estonian Centre for Standardisation Technical Committee EVS/TK48 Water and Wastewater Engineering, member of the Estonian Association of Water Supply and Wastewater Engineers Council and Water Sampling Personnel Evaluation Commission.
Dr. Arvo Iital is a professor of environmental system analysis at TalTech, Department of Civil Engineering and Architecture. He has an experience of more than 20 years in monitoring of surface water quality, environmental assessment and environmental policy. He has more than 50 scientific publications and have been involved in numerous international and national R&D projects. Dr Iital has be a supervisor for more than 20 master and PhD theses. He is an expert at the European Strategy Forum on Research Infrastructures (ESFRI) and a member of several environmental and water associations. He is also an editorial board member and external reviewer of several research journals.
Rd. Viktoria Voronova is working as a senior lecturer of environmental management and engineering at Taltech, Department of Civil Engineering and Architecture. She is a member of Water and Environmental Engineering Research Group. Her research area is environmental management, waste management and treatment techniques, life cycle assessment, air pollution and prevention. She has more than 20 defended master theses and supervising PhD students. Dr. Voronova actively participates in international and national R &D projects and has scientific publications on her interest area. She has provided quality assurance check for Estonian national GHG inventory report in waste sector.