Prof. Korneel Rabaey’s main research efforts are on resource recovery from wastewater, decentralized treatments, industrial liquid sidestreams and CO2 streams from industry. Typically a combination of electrochemical and/or microbial approaches is used to achieve formation of added value products. He is currently leading several scale-up projects related to organics recovery, fermentation, CO2 conversion to organics and sanitation in Indian slums.

Prof. Korneel Rabaey has been appointed as Chief Technology Officer (CTO) by the CAPTURE Steering Committee. The CTO is responsible for the long term strategy of CAPTURE and its developments content-wise. He does not have voting rights.