Mike Smith manages WEDC's Loughborough-based WEDC MSc programmes, and contributes to WEDC's education and training, consultancy and research activities.
Mike is a Chartered Civil and Structural Engineer with extensive experience of engineering aspects of development projects having a water and environmental focus. His particular interests are in wastewater treatment, water quality and water supply with particular interest in wastewater re-use and low-cost water supply and sanitation. He has worked with NGOs, UN agencies and engineering consultancies on a variety of development and relief projects. His overseas experience includes research and consultancy work in several countries in Africa, Asia, the Middle East, and Central and South America. He has published several papers on a variety of water and environmental related issues, and has supervised several PhD students.