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Prof David Butler FREng

Professor of Water Engineering

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Telephone: 01392 724064

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David Butler is Professor of Water Engineering at the University of Exeter and an Engineering & Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) Established Career Research Fellow. He has a bachelor’s degree in civil & structural engineering from Cardiff University, a master’s in public health engineering and a doctorate in environmental engineering both from Imperial College London. He is a chartered civil engineer and a fellow of the Royal Academy of Engineering, the Institution of Civil Engineers, the Chartered Institution of Water & Environmental Management and the International Water Association. He is a Director of the Centre for Water Systems at Exeter.

Research Interests

He specialises in urban water management, including sustainable and resilient water systems, integration and control and water-energy-carbon interactions. David has authored / co-authored over 250 published papers, in addition to 12 books (including an internationally adopted graduate text book on Urban Drainage), published reports and edited conference proceedings. His research has been funded continuously by EPSRC since 1995. He is co-editor-in-chief of the Urban Water Journal and editor-in-chief (water) of Global Challenges.

Teaching Interests

  • Environmental engineering
  • Hydraulics
  • Urban drainage
  • Water and wastewater treatment
  • Urban water management.

Qualifications: BSc MSc DIC PhD FREng CEng CEnv CWEM FICE FICIWEM FHEA

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