Center Director & Professor
Arizona State University
Dr. Bruce E. Rittmann is Regents’ Professor of Environmental Engineering and Director of the Biodesign Swette Center for Environmental Biotechnology at Arizona State University. His research focuses on the science and engineering needed to “manage microbial communities to provide services to society.” Dr. Rittmann is a member of the National Academy of Engineering; a Fellow of AAAS, WEF, IWA, AEESP, and NAI; and a Distinguished Member of ASCE. Dr. Rittmann is the co-winner of the 2018 Stockholm Water Prize. Dr. Rittmann has published over 820 journal articles, books, and book chapters, and he has 21 patents.