Iakovos Ganoulis is a Professor of Hydraulics and Environmental Engineering at the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece, and the Coordinator of the UNESCO Chair and Network INWEB (International Network of Water/Environment Centres for the Balkans)on sustainable management of water and conflict resolution www.inweb.gr. He holds a PhD (Doctorat dÉtat) from the University of Toulouse (France) and has been a Visiting Professor at the Universities of Erlangen (Germany), McGill (Canada), Melbourne (Australia), and Paris VI (France). He has more than 25 years experience in Greece, Europe and overseas on water resources management, environmental impact assessment and engineering risk analysis. He cooperates closely with UNESCO and has initiated several UNESCO projects in the Balkans, such as ISARM-Balkans and PCCP-Balkans. His research interests include risk-based water quality and flood management, multicriteria decision making and fuzzy logic modeling. He has published more than 200 papers in scientific journals and conference proceedings, is the editor of 10 books including Transboundary Water Resources Management: Institutional and Engineering Approaches (SPRINGER,1996), Transboundary Water Resources Management: A Multidisciplinary Approach (WILEY-VCH, 2011) and is the author of the books Engineering Risk Analysis of Water Pollution (WILEY-VCH, 1994) and Risk Analysis of Water Pollution (WILEY-VCH, 2009).