Prof. F. Dilek Sanin received her PhD from Duke University in USA. She is currently working in Dept. of Environmental Engineering at Middle East Technical University, Turkey as a full time faculty and acting as university’s Vice President. She is also serving as an executive board member of IWA Specialist Group on Sludge Management. She is in the editorial board of two international peer-reviewed journals. Dr. Sanin is the co-author of one book and over 50 research articles published in peer reviewed journals. She has more than 600 citations made to her work. Her interest areas are beneficial use of sludge, energy from sludge and emerging contaminants in sludge.