Imperial College London

Dr Radu Rautiu, FCMI

Central FacultyEnterprise

Head of Research Project Management



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Dr Radu Rautiu is currently Associate Head of Research Project Management (flexi-retired) within the Enterprise Division at Imperial College.

Radu has a PhD from Imperial College (1995) in Chemical & Environmental Engineering and post-doctoral experience (Department of Chemical Engineering and at TH Huxley School of Environment , Imperial College 1995-1998).

With a Diploma of Management Studies, he is a Chartered Fellow of the CMI (Chartered Management Institute, UK- 2012) and member of PMI (Project Management Institute)- UK chapter.

Dr Rautiu has been a Projects Management Team leader for Imperial Consultants (since 1998 to 2014), overseeing the consortium and project management for long-term collaborative projects, including EU Framework funded large  projects, such as INTARESE, HiWATE, MACADEMIA, EUCLIDS, BIOSONIC, and others. Responsible for identifying, bidding for and negotiating multi-partner projects, with particular reference to EU projects coordinated by Imperial College.

Currently, Radu oversees the consortium management for a portfolio of large EU funded Horizon2020 projects, such as 3D-TuneInEDEN2020, EAVI2020 , PERFORM2020, PRESTIGE-AF, and the those in grant preparation stage.

He has professional expertise in pollution control and minimisation, radioactive waste treatment, environmental technology, best industrial practice, water and waste water technology, novel materials, nano-technologies and advanced processes.

Born in Transylvania (Romania) and fluent in Romanian, French, also speaks Italian. Knight of the Romanian Order of Faithful Service (2004).



Nieuwenhuijsen MJ, Smith R, Golfinopoulos S, et al., 2009, Health impacts of long-term exposure to disinfection by-products in drinking water in Europe: HIWATE, Journal of Water and Health, Vol:7, ISSN:1477-8920, Pages:185-207

Cordos E, Roman C, Ponta M, et al., 2007, Evaluation of soil pollution with copper, lead, zinc and cadmium in the mining area Baia Mare, Revista De Chimie, Vol:58, ISSN:0034-7752, Pages:470-474

Rule KL, Comber SDW, Ross D, et al., 2006, Survey of priority substances entering thirty English wastewater treatment works, Water and Environment Journal, Vol:20, ISSN:1747-6585, Pages:177-184


Rigby HL, Acker S, Dowding A, et al., 2015, The physico-chemical properties and concentrations of organic contaminants in waste materials recycled in agriculture, Tinos2015 3rd International Conference on Sustainable Solid Waste Management

Rigby HL, Acker S, Dowding A, et al., 2015, Investigation of the Potential Transfer and Uptake of Contaminants into Food Arising from the use of Biosolids and other Recycled Wastes in Agriculture, SludgeTech

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