Luigi Ranieri

Ph.D. Students

​Ph.D. Student

Research Interest

  • ​Sustainable water treatment processes, Gravity-Driven Membrane systems 
  • Optical Coherence Tomography (OCT), non-invasive in-situ fouling monitoring in membrane systems
  • Characterization of membrane fouling

Selected Publications

  • Fouling control in a gravity-driven membrane (GDM) bioreactor treating primary wastewater by using relaxation and/o...
    L. Fortunato, L. Ranieri, V. Naddeo, T.O. Leiknes
    Journal of Membrane Science, Vol. 610, p. 118261, (2020)


  • M.Sc., Environmental Engineering, University of Salerno, Italy, 2019
  • B.Sc., Civil Engineering, University of Salerno, Italy, 2016

Professional Profile

  • Visiting Student Research Program, KAUST, Saudi Arabia, 2019  

KAUST Affiliations

  • ​​​Water Desalination and Reuse Center (WDRC)
  • Division of Biological and Environmental Sciences and Engineering (BESE)​​

Research Interests Keywords

​Wastewater treatment Membrane fouling In-situ monitoring