Logo - springer
Slogan - springer

Earth Sciences & Geography - Hydrogeology | Applied Water Science - a SpringerOpen journal (Editorial Board)

Applied Water Science

Applied Water Science

Editors: E. Drioli; S.A. Aljlil

ISSN: 2190-5495 (electronic version)

Journal no. 13201


Enrico Drioli
Department of Chemical Engineering and Materials, and ITM-CNR c/o University of Calabria, Rende (CS) - Italy
WCU Energy Engineering Department, Hanyang University, Seoul - Korea
Tel: +39 0984 492039
Fax: +39 0984 402103
E-Mail: e.drioli@unical.it

Saad A. Aljlil
King Abdulaziz City for Science and Technology
P.O. Box  6086
Riyadh 11442
Saudi Arabia
Fax: 966-1-481-3878
E-Mail: saljlil@kacst.edu.sa


Associate Editors

Environmental Chemistry and Municipal Water Treatment
Jun Ma
Harbin Institute of Technology - China

Water reuse and desalination
Congjie Gao
Center for Seawater Comprehensive Utilization Technology, Ocean University - China

Water Quality Assessment - Chemical & Biological Engineering
James C. Linden
Colorado State University - USA

Conjunctive Use of Surface Water and Groundwater - Earth Sciences
William Makram Shehata
Saudi Geological Survey - Saudi Arabia

Editorial Board

Bart Van der Bruggen
K.U. Leuven - Belgium

Congjie Gao
Center for Seawater Comprehensive Utilization Technology, Ocean University - China

Gary L. Amy
KAUST, ater Desalination and Reuse Center - Saudi Arabia

Ingo Pinnau
KAUST, Advanced Membranes and Porous Materials Center - Saudi Arabia

In S. Kim 
Center for Seawater Desalination, Gwangju Inst. of Science and Technology - South Korea

James C. Linden 
Colorado State University - USA

Jean-Christopher Schrotter
Veolia Water - Australia

Khaled Rafiq Asfar
Jordan University for Science & Technology - Jordan

Masaru Kurihara
Toray Industries, Inc - Japan 

Matthew McCabe     
King Abdullah University of Science and Technology - Saudi Arabia

Maulin P.Shah
Industrial Waste Water Research Laboratory - India

Mohamed Khayet     
University Complutense of Madrid - Spain

Thomas Missimer
Florida Gulf Coast University - USA

William Makram Shehata
Saudi Geological Survey - Saudi Arabia

Ziad Hamzah Ali Abu-Ghrarah
Presidency of Meteorology and Environment (PME) - Saudi Arabia

Read this journal online

For authors and editors

  • Aims and Scope

    Aims and Scope


    Applied Water Science explores water scarcity solutions from a holistic system oriented viewpoint. From the sustainable management of natural water resources to the development of the technologies and infrastructure for the production of clean fresh water from natural and waste water. The journal accepts innovative and sound theoretical research on different water issues, exploring potential alternative water sources via recycling and reuse of wastewater with a focus on arid and semiarid environments and the following topics; water desalination, drinking water treatment, wastewater treatment, water resources planning, investigation and management.

    Applied Water Science is a quarterly Open Access journal (supported by King Abdulaziz City for Science and Technology) free to submit and free to read for all. Article-processing charges are covered for all authors. It accepts original and review articles as well as book reviews for publication. All the manuscripts are single-blind peer-reviewed for scientific quality and acceptance.

    Every year KACST awards the best paper with the KACST Medal and $ 5000.

  • Submit Online
  • Instructions for Authors

    Instructions for Authors


  • Copyright and License Agreement
  • Author Academy: Training for Authors

Alerts for this journal


Get the table of contents of every new issue published in Applied Water Science.

Additional information