Dr Lorna Fitzsimons
Lecturer in the School of Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering, Dublin City University
lorna.fitzsimons@dcu.ie
(01) 700 7716


Dr Lorna Fitzsimons (BEng, PhD) is a Lecturer in the School of Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering, Dublin City University. She is a Principal Investigator with the DCU Water Institute (http://dcuwater.ie/).

Current research projects and interests include energy efficient desalination (http://www.saltgae.eu/), energy efficiency in wastewater treatment plants (http://www.alice-wastewater-project.eu/, http://www.epa.ie/pubs/reports/research/water/researchreport168.html), exergy analysis of water treatment and purification processes (desalination, semiconductor manufacturing Ultra-Pure Water plants, Wastewater Treatment Plants), Life-Cycle Assessment and Life-Cycle cost modelling of water treatment processes.

She is coordinator of an EPA funded project (Optimisation of Small-scale Irish Wastewater treatment plants). 



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