Prof. Miklas Scholz

University of Salford, UK




2002 Pg.C., Higher Education Practice, University of Bradford, UK

1997 Ph.D., Civil Engineering, The University of Birmingham, UK

1995 M.Sc., Water Resources Engineering, City University (London), UK

Publications (Selected)

  1. Scholz M. (2005), Hydraulics, Water Quality and Vegetation Characteristics of Groundwater-fed Open Ditches, Water and Environment Journal, 19 (1), 8-16.
  2. Scholz M. (2005), Development of a Practical Best Management Practice Decision Support Model for Planners,International Water and Irrigation, 25 (3), 12-18.
  3. Scholz M. (2005), Review of Recent Trends in Capillary Suction Time (CST) Dewaterability Testing Research, Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Research, 44 (22), 8157-8163.
  4. Scholz M. (2006), Revised Capillary Suction Time (CST) Test to Reduce Consumable Costs and Improve Dewaterability Interpretation, Journal of Chemical Technology and Biotechnology, 81 (3), 336-344.
  5. Scholz M. (2006), Novel Membrane Bioreactors and Constructed Wetlands for Treatment of Pre-processed Animal Rendering Plant Wastewater in Scotland, E-Water (formerly European Water Management Online Journal), online on; individual paper:
  6. Scholz M. (2006), Best Management Practice: A Sustainable Urban Drainage System Management Case Study, Water International, 31 (3), 310-319.
  7. Scholz M. (2006), Practical Sustainable Urban Drainage System Decision Support Tools, Institution of Civil Engineers – Engineering Sustainability, 159 (3), 117-125.
  8. Scholz M. (2007), Discussion: Decission-support Tools for Sustainable Drainage, Institution of Civil Engineers – Engineering Sustainability, 160 (1), 41-42.
  9. Scholz M. (2007), Ecological Effects of Water Retention in the River Rhine Valley: A Review Assisting Future Retention Basin Classification, International Journal of Environmental Studies, 64 (2), 171-187.
  10. Scholz M. (2007), Classification Methodology for Sustainable Flood Retention Basins, Landscape and Urban Planning. 81 (3), 246-256.
  11. Scholz M. (2007), Development of a Practical Best Management Practice Decision Support Model for Engineers and Planners in Nordic Countries, Nordic Hydrology, 38 (2), 107-123.
  12. Scholz M. (2007), Expert System Outline for the Classification of Sustainable Flood Retention Basins (SFRBs), Civil Engineering and Environmental Systems, 24 (3), 193-209.
  13. Scholz M. (2008), Classification of Flood Retention Basins: The Kaiserstuhl Case Study. Environmental and Engineering Geoscience, 24 (2), 61-80.
  14. Scholz M. (2009) Sustainability: Environmental Studies and Public Health. International Journal of Environmental Reseach and Public Health, 6 (10), 2623-2625
  15. Scholz M. and Kazemi-Yazdi S. (2005), How Goldfish Could Save Cities from Flooding, International Journal of Environmental Studies, 62 (4), 367-374.
  16. Scholz M. and Lee B.-H. (2005), Constructed Wetlands: A Review, International Journal of Environmental Studies, 62 (4), 421-447.
  17. Scholz M., Anderson P. and Forman B. I. (2005), Treatment of Gully Pot Liquor Containing Heavy Metals with Constructed Wetlands in Scotland, Water Science and Technology, 51 (9), 251-258.
  18. Lee B.-H., Scholz M. and Horn A. (2006), Constructed Wetlands for the Treatment of Concentrated Stormwater Runoff (Part A), Environmental Engineering Science, 23 (2), 191-202.
  19. Lee B.-H., Scholz M., Horn A. and Furber A. M. (2006), Prediction of Constructed Treatment Wetland Performance with Case-based Reasoning (Part B), Environmental Engineering Science, 23 (2), 203-211.
  20. Zheng J., Nanbakhsh H. and Scholz M. (2006), Case Study: Design and Operation of Sustainable Urban Infiltration Ponds Treating Storm Runoff, Journal of Urban Planning and Development – American Society of Civil Engineers, 132 (1), 36-41.
  21. Almas A. A. M. and Scholz M. (2006), Potential for Wastewater Reuse in Irrigation: Case Study from Aden (Yemen),International Journal of Environmental Studies, 63 (2), 131-142.
  22. Almas A. M. and Scholz M. (2006), Agriculture and Water Resources in Yemen: Need for Sustainable Agriculture, Journal of Sustainable Agriculture, 28 (3), 55-75.
  23. Lee B.-H. and Scholz M. (2006), A Comparative Study: Prediction of Constructed Treatment Wetland Performance with K-nearest Neighbours and Neural Networks, Water, Air and Soil Pollution,174 (1-4), 279-301.
  24. Lee B.-H. and Scholz M. (2006), Application of the Self-organizing Map (SOM) to assess the Heavy Metal Removal Performance in Experimental Constructed Wetlands, Water Research, 40 (18), 3367-3374.
  25. Scholz M., Corrigan N. L. and Kazemi-Yazdi S. (2006), The Glasgow SUDS Management Project: Case Studies (Belvidere Hospital and Celtic FC Stadium Areas), Environmental Engineering Science, 23 (6), 908-922.
  26. Lee B.-H. and Scholz M. (2007), What is the Role of Phragmites australis in Experimental Constructed Wetland Filters Treating Urban Runoff? Ecological Engineering, 29 (1), 87-95.
  27. Scholz M., Harrington R., Carroll P. and Mustafa A.(2007),The Integrated Constructed Wetlands (ICW) Concept,Wetlands, 27 (2), 337-354.
  28. Nanbakhsh H., Kazemi-Yazdi S. and Scholz M. (2007), Design Comparison of Experimental Storm water Detention Systems Treating Concentrated Road Runoff, Science of the Total Environment, 380, 220-228.
  29. Scholz M., Sadowski A. J., Harrington R. and Carroll P.(2007),Integrated Constructed Wetlands Assessment and Design for Phosphate Removal, Biosystems Engineering, 97 (3), 415-423.
  30. Scholz M. and Grabowiecki P. (2007), Review of Permeable Pavement Systems, Building and Environment, 42 (11), 3830-3836.
  31. Eke P. E. and Scholz M. (2008), Benzene Removal with Vertical-flow Constructed Treatment Wetlands, Journal of Chemical Technology and Biotechnology, 83 (1), 55-63.
  32. Sawalha O. and Scholz M. (2008), Assessment of Capillary Suction Time (CST) Test Methodologies, Environmental Technology, 28, 1377-1386.
  33. Rustum R., Adeloye A. J. and Scholz M. (2008), Applying Kohonen Self-Organizing Map as a Software Sensor to Predict Biochemical Oxygen Demand, Water Environment Research, 80 (1), 32-40.
  34. Hedmark Å. and Scholz M. (2008), Review of Environmental Effects and Treatment of Runoff from Storage and Handling of Wood, Bioresource Technology, 99 (14), 5997-6009.
  35. Carty A., Scholz M., Heal K., Gouriveau F. and Mustafa A. (2008), The Universal Design, Operation and Maintenance Guidelines for Farm Constructed Wetlands (FCW) in Temperate Climates, Bioresource Technology, 99 (15), 6780-6792.
  36. Zhang L., Scholz M., Mustafa A. and Harrington R. (2008), Assessment of the Nutrient Removal Performance in Integrated Constructed Wetlands with the Self-organizing Map. Water Research, 42 (13), 3519-3527.
  37. Tang X., Eke P. E., Scholz M. and Huang S. (2008), Processes Impacting on Benzene Removal in Vertical-flow Constructed Wetlands. Bioresource Technology, 100 (1), 277-334.
  38. Tang X., Huang S. L. and Scholz M. (2008) Nutrient Removal in Wetlands During Intermittent Artificial Aeration: A Pilot-scale Study, Environmental Engineering Science, 25 (9),1279-1290.
  39. Hedmark Å., Scholz M. and Elowson T., Treatment of Log Yard Runoff Impacted by Aged Logs in a Free Water Surface Constructed Wetland. Environmental Engineering Science, 26 (11), 1623-1632.
  40. Zhang L., Scholz M., Mustafa A. and Harrington R. (2009), Application of the Self-organizing Map as a Prediction Tool for an Integrated Constructed Wetland Agroecosystem Treating Agricultural Runoff. Bioresource Technology, 100 (2), 539-565.
  41. Scholz M.and Sadowski A. J. (2009), Conceptual Classification Model for Sustainable Flood Retention Basins. Journal of Environmental Management, 90 (1), 624-633.
  42. Tang X., Huang S., Scholz M. and Li J. (2009) Nutrient Removal in Pilot-scale Constructed Wetlands Treating Eutrophic River Water: Assessment of Plants, Intermittent Artificial Aeration and Polyhedron Hollow Polypropylene BallsWater, Air and Soil Pollution, 197 (1-4), 61-73.
  43. Scholz M. andKazemi Yazdi S. (2009)Treatment of Road Runoff by a Combined Storm Water Treatment, Detention and Infiltration System. Water, Air and Soil Pollution, 198 (1-4), 55-64.
  44. Scholz M. and Grabowiecki P. (2009) Combined Permeable Pavement and Ground Source Heating Pump Systems to Treat Urban Runoff. Journal of Chemical Technology and Biotechnology, 84 (3), 405-413.
  45. Mustafa A., Scholz M., Harrington R. and Carrol P. (2009) Long-term Performance of a Representative Integrated Constructed Wetland Treating Farmyard Runoff. Ecological Engineering, 35 (5), 779-790.
  46. Zhang L. and Scholz M. (2009), Performance Comparison of Filters with Different Aggregates. Environmental Progress and Sustainable Energy, 28 (2), 192-201.
  47. Tota-Maharaj K., Grabowiecki P. and Scholz M. (2009), Energy and Temperature Performance Analysis of Geothermal (Ground Source) Heat Pumps Integrated with Permeable Pavement Systems for Urban Run-off Reuse, International Journal of Sustainable Engineering, 2 (3), 201-213.
  48. Tang X., Scholz M., Eke P. E. and Huang S. (2009), Seasonal Variability in Benzene Removal by Vertical-flow Constructed Wetland Filters, Water, Air and Soil Pollution, 202 (1-4), 259-272.
  49. Tang X., Huang S. L. and Scholz M. (2009), Comparison of Phosphorus Removal Between Vertical Subsurface Flow Constructed Wetlands with Different Substrates. Water and Environment Journal, 23 (3), 180-188.
  50. Hedmark Å., Zhang L., Scholz M., Aronsson P. and Elowson T (2009), Self-organizing Map Analysis of Planted Soil Infiltration Systems for Treatment of Log Yard Runoff. Forest Science, 55 (2), 183-188.
  51. Scholz M., Harrington R., Carroll P and Mustafa A. (2010), Development of the Integrated Constructed Wetlands (ICW) Concept. Desalination, 250, 356-360.
  52. Scholz M. and Hedmark Å. (2010), Constructed Wetlands Treating Runoff Contaminated with Nutrients. Water, Air and Soil Pollution, 205 (1), 323-332.
  53. Bastien N., Arthur S., Wallis S. and Scholz M (2010), The Best Management of SuDS Treatment Trains: A Holistic Approach. Water Science and Technology, 61 (1), 263-272.
  54. Tota-Maharaj K. and Scholz M. (2010), Permeable (Pervious) Pavements and Geothermal Heat Pumps: Addressing Sustainable Urban Stormwater Management and Renewable Energy. International Journal of Green Economics, 3 (3-4), 447-461.
  55. Kayranli B., Scholz M., Mustafa A. and Hedmark Å. (2010), Carbon Storage and Fluxes Within Freshwater Wetlands: a Critical Review. Wetlands, 30 (1), 111-124.
  56. Kazemi Yazdi S. and Scholz M. (2010), Assessing Storm Water Detention Systems Treating Road Runoff with an Artificial Neural Network.Water, Air and Soil Pollution, 206 (1-4), 35-47.
  57. Robinson M., Scholz M., Bastien N. and Carfrae J. (2010), Classification of Different Sustainable Flood Retention Basin Types, Journal of Environmental Sciences, 22 (6), 898-903.
  58. McMinn W. R., Yang Q. and Scholz M. (2010), Classification and Assessment of Water Bodies as Adaptive Structural Measures for Flood Risk Management Planning, Journal of Environmental Management, 91 (9), 1855-1863.
  59. Kayranlia B., Scholz M., Mustafa A., Hofmann O. and Harrington R. (2010), Performance Evaluation of Integrated Constructed Wetlands Treating Domestic Wastewater. Water, Air and Soil Pollution, 210 (1), 435-451.
  60. Bastien N., Arthur S., Wallis S.,and Scholz M. (2010), Optimising Regional Sustainable drainage Systems Pond Performance using Treatment Trains, Desalination and Water Treatment, 19, 1-10.
  61. Harrington C. and Scholz M. (2010), Assessment of Pre-digested Piggery Wastewater Treatment Operations with Surface Flow Integrated Constructed Wetland Systems, Bioresource Technology, 101 (20), 7713-7723.
  62. Sawalha O. and Scholz M. (2010), Modeling the Relationship between Capillary Suction Time and Specific Resistance to Filtration. Journal of Environmental Engineering, 136 (9), 983-991.
  63. Wang W., Tang X., Huang S., Zhang S., Lin C., Liu D. W., Che H. J., Yang Q. and Scholz M. (2010), Ecological Restoration of Polluted Plain Rivers within the Haihe River Basin in China. Water, Air and Soil Pollution, 211 (1-4), 341-357.
  64. Ahmed T., Kanwal R., Hassan M., Ayub N. and Scholz M. (2010), Coagulation and Disinfection in Water Treatment UsingMoringa, Proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineering – Water Mangement, 163 (WM8), 381-388.
  65. Tota-Maharaj K. and Scholz M. (2010), Efficiency of Permeable Pavement Systems for the Removal of Urban Runoff Pollutants under Varying Environmental Conditions. Environmental Progress and Sustainable Energy, 29 (3), 358-369.
  66. Scholz M. and Yang Q. (2010), Guidance on Variables Characterising Water Bodies including Sustainable Flood Retention Basins, Landscape and Urban Planning, 98 (3-4), 190-199.
  67. Tota-Maharaj K., Scholz M., Ahmed T., French C. and E. Pagaling (2010), The Synergy of Permeable Pavements and Geothermal Heat Pumps for Stormwater Treatment and Reuse, Environmental Technology, 31 (14), 1517-1531.
  68. Sawalha O. and Scholz M. (2010), Innovative Enhancement of the Design and Precision of the Capillary Suction Time Testing Device. Water Environment Research, 81 (11), 2344-2352.
  69. Yang Q., Shao J., Scholz M. and Plant C. (2010) Feature selection methods for characterizing and classifying adaptive Sustainable Flood Retention Basins. Water Research, 45 (3), 993-1004.
  70. Xu X., Huang S., Scholz M. and Dong Y., Remediation of Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons: a Review. Perspectives in Agriculture, Veterinary Science, Nutrition and Natural Resources, 6 (3), 1-9.

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