Florent Chazarenc was born in Villeurbanne (Rhone, France) in 1976. He received his Ph.D. and P.Eng. degrees in environmental engineering at l'École Supérieure d'Ingénieur de Chambéry, in 1999 and 2003, respectively. He did a Postdoctorate at Polytechnique Montreal, Canada (2004 –2007), and now he works as an Associated Professor at the Ecole des Mines de Nantes at the Department of Energetics and Environmental Engineering (since October 2007). His work is part of the environmental engineering stream of the laboratory GEPEA (http://www.gepea.fr), and his research expertise is in wastewater treatment with an emphasis on the use of extensive process like constructed wetlands. For 5 years, he conducts researches on the valorisation of industrial by-products (mostly steel slag) as a reactive media in filter designed to treat phosphorus from domestic wastewater.
Biography Updated on 4 February 2010