The global water/wastewater industries have spoken! From Nobel Laureates, to water reuse pioneers and engineers who have grown billion dollar businesses in less than a decade: the water industry is full of innovators and thought leaders. Here we take a close look at the top 24 before an interview with the winner.
# number 8 – Dr Boris Liberman, Chief Technology Officer, IDE Technologies, Israel
Active in the field of desalination for 20 years, Dr Liberman developed the Pressure Centre desalination concept, Direct Osmosis Cleaning, 16″ membrane arrangement in a vertical position and has overseen some of the largest projects in the world. He has pending applications in reverse osmosis for power generation. A graduate of the Institute for Scientific Research in Water Supply, Moscow, he holds several granted patents in the field of reverse osmosis desalination.