Peter Vanrolleghem holds the Canada Research Chair on Water Quality Modeling at Université Laval. modelEAU, his research group focuses on modeling, monitoring and control of urban wastewaters and receiving waters. Challenges tackled include nutrients (removal and recovery), fate of micropollutants and greenhouse gas emissions, by developing and using mathematical models, automated monitoring stations, process control and pilot- and full-scale experiments. modelEAU is a team of 2 research assistants, 3 post-docs, 7 PhD students and 3 Master students. Before, he was professor at Ghent University where he initiated the BIOMATH research team in 1997.