António Albuquerque is Associate Professor at the Department of Civil Engineering and Architecture of the University of Beira Interior (UBI, Covilhã, Portugal), and senior researcher at the GeoBioSciences, GeoTechnologies and GeoEngineering (GeoBioTec, UBI) research centerMain areas of research: 1. Nutrient removal in biofilm technologies. 2. Wastewater induced bioclogging in porous materials. 3. Nature-based solutions for wastewater treatment and reuse. 4. Sustainable water use and reuse in urban areas. 5. Mineral and industrial waste valorisation Areas of consultancy: Water and wastewater systems.