Research Output per year
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
Research output: Contribution to journal › Article › Research › peer-review
Selection of carbon substrates to use as electron donors for denitrification in biofiltration systemsFowdar, H. S., Desa, M. N. B. M. (ed.), Breen, P., Hatt, B. E., Cook, P. & Deletic, A., 2014, p. 1 - 9. 9 p.
Research output: Contribution to conference › Other › Other
An evaluation of the environmental impacts and benefits of using alternative water supplies, and a proposed hierarchy of useHenderson, C., Breen, P. & Wong, T. H. F., 2012, Proceedings of the 7th International Conference on Water Sensitive Urban Design. Wong, T. & McCarthy, D. (eds.). Barton ACT Australia: Engineers Australia, p. 840 - 848 9 p.
Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceeding › Conference Paper › Research › peer-review
Activities per year
Activity: Participating in or organising an event types › Contribution to conference