||By Dragan Savic
Professor Dragan Savic FREng is the CEO of KWR Water Research Institute, the Dutch drinking water companies’ collective research organisation. He is also the UK’s first Professor of Hydroinformatics, having held this position at the University of Exeter since 2001. His research interests cover the interdisciplinary field of Hydroinformatics, which transcends traditional boundaries of water/ environmental science and engineering, informatics/ computer science (including Artificial Intelligence, data mining and optimisation techniques) and environmental engineering. Professor Savic has served as both the Chair of the IAHR/IWA Joint Committee on Hydroinformatics and as the Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Hydroinformatics.