Gustaf Olsson, Lund University, Sweden, has devoted his research to applications of Industrial Automation. This includes control and automation of water systems, power production, electrical power systems and industrial processes. In recent years he has focused on the water-energy nexus, trying to comprehend how energy exploration, generation and use are related to water operations and consumption.
Gustaf has been involved in IWA activities since 1973. He has served as the editor-in-chief of Water Science and Technology, in the IWA Strategic Council, and in the IWA Board of Directors. He has received the IWA Publication Award and is an Honorary Member of IWA as well as an IWA Distinguished Fellow. During the last six years he has been mentoring IWA Young Water Professionals from all continents to develop their scientific writing skills.