University of Bonn, Germany
Janos Bogardi is senior fellow of the Center for Development Research of the University Bonn. where he is also professor for water resources management. Since 2014 Distinguished Adjunct Professor of the Asian Institute of Technology (AIT, Bangkok). He was executive officer of the GWSP (2009-2012). He served till his retirement from the UN as director of the United Nations University (UNU) Institute for Environment and Human Security 2003-2009 and as Vice Rector a. i. in Europe 2007-2009.
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He was Chief of Section in the Division of Water Science in UNESCO, Paris (1995-2003) and chair professor of hydrology, hydraulics and quantitative water resources management at the Wageningen Agricultural University in the Netherlands 1989-1995. He was associate professor at AIT between 1985-1988. Between 1969 and 1985 he had research and consulting appointments in Europe and in Africa. He graduated in civil engineering at the University of Technology Budapest in 1969. He holds a doctorate in water resources engineering (Dr.-Ing.) from Karlsruhe University 1979 and three Dr. honoris causa distinctions from universities in Poland, Hungary and Russia.