Eriona Canga

Eriona Canga is an Environmental Scientist and Project Manager at alchemia-nova. She holds a Ph.D in Agroecology (Aarhus University, Denmark, 2014), bachelor’s and master’s degree in Environmental Sciences and Technologies (Padua University, Italy, 2010). The focus topics of her research since 2009 are “municipal wastewater treatment using Constructed Wetlands” (MSc thesis in BOKU), “agricultural drainage water treatment” (PhD), with several scientific publications, and lecturing at university. During her Ph.D. she studied hydrogeochemical properties of different filter materials that can retain phosphorus from agricultural drainage water using different NBS. She did 3-years of post-doc research (AU -Denmark, CNR-Italy) and has three years of working experience as a Lecturer at Polis University, Albania (2018-2021), where beside lecturing, she managed the process for the accreditation of Environmental Laboratory according ISO17025, organized workshops and open lectures with international guests, managed three projects, supervised Master students and toughed several environmental courses (Technologies for wastewater treatment, Geo-environment, Chemistry).

She is especially interested in topics related to circular cities and nature-based solutions with a focus on water resource management. At alchemia-nova, she works on WATERAGRI, DIVAGRI, and HYDROUSA projects.