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Professor receives honorary doctorate from Poznan University of Technology

September 19, 2014 — 

Congratulations to Dr. Jan Oleszkiewicz, P.Eng., on receiving an honorary docorate degree from Poznan University of Technology in Poland.

Professor Oleszkiewicz teaches and conducts environmental engineering research in the Department of Civil Engineering at the University of Manitoba in Winnipeg.

Educated at Wroclaw University of Technology and at Vanderbilt University, Oleszkiewicz has lectured and consulted on wastewater treatment and biosolids management in the USA, Europe, Australia and Asia. He has authored over 450 journal and conference papers and received numerous awards for his teaching, research, process application and training. For instance, he received the Gold Medal from the Polish Minister of Environment for the Manual for Wastewater Treatment Plant Operators – which became the required text for advanced operator training in Poland.  As Chair of the International Water Association Specialist Group on Nutrient Removal and Recovery he organized or co-organized the IWA Specialized Conference series on Nutrient Management in Krakow PL in 2005; WEF Nutrient Removal Conference in Baltimore US in 2007 and on Nutrient Management in Krakow PL in 2009, Miami FL 2011. He is a professional/chartered engineer in Canada and Great Britain and Board Certified Environmental Engineer in USA.

Oleszkiewicz is currently involved in master plan activities for large treatment plants in Canada and Poland.

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