Maria Viklander

Title: Professor, Chaired Professor
Organization: Luleå University of Technology
Research Area: Urban Water Engineering
Division: Architecture and Water
Department: Department of Civil, Environmental and Natural Resources Engineering
Phone: +46 (0)920 491634
Room: L207 - Luleå »
City: Luleå

Maria Viklander is chaired professor in Urban Water Engineering and responsible for research carried out in the urban water field. Her trans-disciplinary research is conducted in close cooperation with stake-holders in order to develop sustainable urban water systems considering urbanization, resource constraints and climate change. Maria’s main research interest is stormwater quality regarding sources of pollutants, stormwater treatment and management as well as integration of stormwater issues and green infrastructure into urban planning and building. As expert in cold climate aspects of stormwater quality and management, she also specializes on snow quality, snowmelt and snow handling. Furthermore, Maria focuses on quantitative aspects of urban drainage in relation to surface run-off, flooding and mitigating systems and urban building to become more resilient to climate change. She also contributes to the development of research within the area of sewer management.

Research projects

Ongoing and completed research projects



Article in journal
Al-Rubaei, A et al.

Effectiveness of a 19-Year Old Combined Pond-Wetland System in Removing Particulate and Dissolved Pollutants

Ingår i Wetlands (Wilmington, N.C.), ISSN 0277-5212
Article in journal
Søberg, L et al.

Do salt and low temperature impair metal treatment in stormwater bioretention cells with or without a submerged zone?

Ingår i Science of the Total Environment, ISSN 0048-9697
Article in journal
Blecken, G et al.

Stormwater control measure (SCM) maintenance considerations to ensure designed functionality

Ingår i Urban Water Journal, ISSN 1573-062X
Article in journal
Merriman, L et al.

Evaluation of factors affecting soil carbon sequestration services of stormwater wet retention ponds in varying climate zones.

Ingår i Science of the Total Environment, ISSN 0048-9697
Article in journal
Pericault, Y et al.

A novel freeze protection strategy for shallow buried sewer pipes

Ingår i Water Science and Technology, ISSN 0273-1223
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Published: 28 August 2006

Updated: 21 October 2016


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