Peter Breen

Professor

1983 …2017

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Biography

Dr Peter Breen is a Practice Professor in the CRC for Water Sensitive Cities and director of E2Designlab Pty Ltd.  He is interested in inter-disciplinary research and was co-leader of the Urban Program in the CRC for Freshwater Ecology which was one of the first CRCs.  Peter has a long interest in the integration of science and engineering practice in the management of urban and rural aquatic ecosystems.  He has been a leading researcher and practitioner in the development of Water Sensitive Urban Design (WSUD) in Australia.  Peter has over 35 years in the water sector and has held positions in industry, academia, research and consulting.  His research and practice interests including aquatic botany, wetland, stream and lake ecology, stormwater and wastewater treatment, water quality management and restoration ecology.  Peter’s recent research and practice focus has been on developing green infrastructure interventions for the RISE (Revitalising Informal Settlements and their Environments) program.  The focus of the RISE Program in understanding how integrated water management intervention in informal settlement could improve the health of residents and the environment.  This program is funded by the Wellcome Trust and the Asian Development Bank.

Research area keywords

  • Impacts of Urban Development
  • Integrated Water Management
  • Water Sensitive Urban Design
  • Water Quality
  • Stormwater
  • Wastewater
  • Wetlands
  • Streams
  • Lakes

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  • Dap_r Symposium

    Markus Jung (Member of programme committee), Maud Cassaignau (Member of programme committee), Jonathan Shinkfield (Member of programme committee), Jianbin Wang (Member of programme committee), Tony Hoong Fatt Wong (Member of programme committee) & Peter Francis Breen (Member of programme committee)

    26 Sep 20176 Oct 2017

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