Professor in Civil Engineering, Chair in Civil Engineering and Head of the Civil Engineering Research Group, School of Computing, Science and Engineering, College of Science and Technology, The University of Salford, Salford, Greater Manchester M5 4WT, England, United Kingdom
•Since 2012, Fellow Member of the International Water Association (IWA). •Since 2010, Fellow Member of the Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE).
•Since July 2007, Fellow Member of The Chartered Institution of Water and Environmental Management (CIWEM). Registered as a Chartered Water and Environmental Manager via CIWEM.
•Since 2005, Fellow Member of the Institute of Environmental Management and Assessment (IEMA); Affiliate Member of IEMA in 2004; Member of IEMA in 2005.
•Since 2004, Registration as a Chartered Environmentalist via CIWEM. •Since 2004, Registration as a Chartered Scientist via CIWEM. •Between 2003 and 2010, Member of ICE.
•Since 2007, Fellow Member of the Higher Education Academy.
•Since 2002, Registration as a Chartered Engineer via CIWEM.
He is the Head of the Civil Engineering Research Group and has published two books and approximately 150 journal papers.Prof. Scholz is Editor-in-Chief of the ISI Web of Science-listed journal Water.Prof. Scholz is a Member of the Institute of Environmental Management and Assessment (IEMA) Council. He was elected in 2008, and subsequently re-elected in 2012. His term of office ends in 2015.
University Education and Academic Degrees Awarded
•DSc (part-time) in Civil Engineering at City University (London); 2012-2013 (in progress).
•PgC (part-time) in Higher Education Practice at the University of Bradford; first class; 2000-2002.
•PhD (25 months) in Civil Engineering at The University of Birmingham; pass with minor modifications; 1995-1997.
•MSc in Water Resources Engineering at City University (London); first class; 1994-1995.
•‘Vordiplom’ in Civil Engineering (recognized as first degree by the Engineering Council in 2002) at the Technical University of Berlin; upper second class; 1991-1994 (including preliminary studies at the Technical University of Kaiserslautern).
His main research areas are wetland systems, storm water management, sustainable drainage, biological filtration, water quality and wastewater treatment. The core impact of the research output is measurable in the key areas of Integrated Constructed Wetlands (ICW), Sustainable Flood Retention Basins (SFRB) and Sustainable Drainage Systems (SuDS), and other sustainable environmental management measures.