Miklas Scholz



Federal State Autonomous Educational Institution of Higher Education "South Ural State University (National Research University)"

English proficiency


The program of study for which the graduate student will be accepted

Natural Science

The code of the direction of study for which the graduate student will be accepted


List of research projects of a potential research supervisor (participation / leadership)

Mitigation of climate change impacts on wetlands and sustainable management of water resources for agricultural needs

List of possible research topics

Wetlands, sustainable drainage systems, water resources management, Earth science, water resources management for agricultural needs





Research supervisor:

Miklas Scholz,

DProf. (UoJ) DProf. (CUT), Prof. (LU) Prof. (UPWr) Prof. (UoS) DESc (UoS) Dr (Bham)

Cand Ing, BEng (equiv), PgC, MSc, PhD, DSc, CWEM, CEnv, CSci, CEng, FHEA, FIEMA, FCIWEM, FICE, Fellow of IWA, Fellow of the International Engineering and Technology Institute, VINNOVA Fellow, Marie Curie Senior Fellow, Humboldt Fellow, Fellow of IETI, Chair in Civil Engineering (UoS)

Sustainable water resources management in geoecology

Supervisor’s research interests:

Sustainable management of water resources for agricultural needs and recycling of nutrients from the wastewater stream through the use of innovations such as integrated constructed swamp ecosystems and waste recycling technologies

Research highlights:

Interaction with Swedish scientists

Supervisor’s specific requirements:

  • The appropriate level of knowledge on the topic, in particular, about Earth science

    Interest in laboratory and field work, as well as modeling

    Very good command of English (especially written)

Supervisor’s main publications: over 80 journal papers with impact factors in the past 5 years

  • Top publications in Global Change Biology, Journal of Environmental Management, and Agronomics
  • Salimi S., Berggren M. and Scholz M. (2021), Response of the Peatland Carbon Dioxide Sink Function to Future Climate Change Scenarios and Water Level Management. Global Change Biology. 27, 5154–5168. https://doi.org/10.1111/gcb.15753.
  • Almuktar S., Abed S.N., Scholz M. and Uzomah V.C. (2021) Assessment of Capsicum annuum L. Grown in Controlled and Semi-controlled Environments Irrigated with Greywater Treated by Floating Wetland Systems. Agronomy. 11, 1817. https://doi.org/10.3390/agronomy11091817.
  • Alawi O.A., Abdelrazek A.H., Aldlemy M.S., Ahmed W., Hussein O.A., Ghafel S.T., Khedher K.M., Scholz M., and Yaseen Z. (2021), Heat Transfer and Hydrodynamic Properties Using Different Metal-Oxide Nanostructures in Horizontal Concentric Annular Tube: An Optimization Study. Nanomaterials. 11, 1979. https://doi.org/10.3390/nano11081979.
  • Chrispim M.C., Scholz M. and Nolasco M.A. (2021), Biogas Recovery for Sustainable Cities: a Critical Review of Enhancement Techniques and Key Local Conditions for Implementation. Sustainable Cities and Society. 72, 103033. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.scs.2021.103033.
  • Salimi S. and Scholz M. (2021), Impact of Future Climate Scenarios on Peatland and Constructed Wetland Water Quality under Water Level Management: a Mesocosm Experiment within Climate Chambers. Journal of Environmental Management. 289, 112459. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jenvman.2021.112459.


Results of intellectual activity

Scholz M. (2018), Sustainable Water Management: Engineering Solutions for a Variable Climate. Elsevier, Amsterdam, The Netherlands. 353 pages. ISBN 9780128162460.


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