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Cambridge Global Food Security

An Interdisciplinary Research Centre at the University of Cambridge

Studying at Cambridge


Dr Richard Fenner

Dr Richard Fenner

Director of the MPhil in Engineering for Sustainable Development

Reader in Engineering Sustainability, Department of Engineering

Office Phone: 01223 765626

Subject groups/Research projects

Modelling for Food Security:

Maintenance and rehabilitation of water industry buried infrastructure assets, and also in water and wastewater treatment processes.

Foreseer - industry funded research into mining the inter-relationships between water, land and energy issues

Departments and Institutes

Department of Engineering:


impact of climate change on water treatment plant operation ; maintenance and rehabilitation of water industry ; energy, transport and urban infrastructure ; civil engineering ; UV disinfection of greywater and recycling ; foreseer ; wastewater treatment ; sustainable development


Key Publications