Maha Halalsheh holds a PhD in environmental engineering from Wageningen University and Research Center since 2002. She is currently assigned as associate researcher at the University of Jordan. Her main interest lies in the field of IWRM and particularly in wastewater treatment. Her main domain is anaerobic digestion and is recently interested in co-digestion of different waste streams. She has more than 15 years’ experience in coordinating different projects and conducting studies. In addition, she also provided many consultations to different international and local organizations. She represents the university in many governmental committees and is an active member at the Jordan Engineers Association chairing water chairing water and environment committee and serving as an elected member of the central council of the association. She also worked as wastewater treatment expert at the GIZ between 2015-2017 and conducted two main studies on decentralized sanitation management as adaptation measure to climate change and on industrial wastewater management. She is also an active member of the National Implementation Committee for the of Integrated Wastewater Management and participated in the development of the national action plan for the decentralized wastewater management policy of the Ministry of Water and Irrigation published on 2016. She has 25 scientific publications in addition to a book and two documentary scripts.