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David Ferras, IHE-Delft Institute for Water Education, the Netherlands. With a BSc in Civil Engineering, a MSc in Hydroinformatics and a PhD in the field of hydraulic transients, Dr Ferras currently holds a Lecturer-Researcher position in Water Transport and Distribution in the Department of Water Supply, Sanitation and Environmental Engineering of IHE-Delft. His main research interests lie in the fields of pressurized transient flows, fluid-structure interaction, intermittent water supply and the water-energy nexus.