Dr. Shervin Hashemi is a researcher at the Institute for Environmental Research at Yonsei University, Seoul, Republic of Korea. His research expertise is on providing the provision of water and sanitation in remote areas. He invented the Resource Circulated Sanitation system, for which he won the Leaving No One Behind Innovation Award 2019 and Energy Globe Republic of Korea National Award 2019. He also developed the Sanitation Sustainability Index to evaluate the technical, economic, and social sustainability of the local sanitation systems. Since 2017, he is a member of the management committee of the IWA Resource-Oriented Sanitation Specialist Group. In 2021, he was nominated for the IWA Global Water Award, which showcases the exceptional individuals who have made a significant contribution to the world wherein water is wisely managed through their innovative leadership and practices. He is associated with the journal Sustainability (ISSN 2071-1050) as a member of the editorial board.