Dr. Dünnebeil’s industrial and municipal wastewater treatment career focuses on sludge treatment. In 2005, he founded PONDUS® Verfahrenstechnik GmbH and installed PONDUS in six German plants. In 2014, he began the partnership with Centrisys/CNP, who has exclusive U.S. distributorship. In 2015, Kenosha Water Utility, Wisconsin was the first U.S. installation and has won numerous awards and recognition for the technology. He earned his doctorate from the Technical University of Berlin.
- 2019 Frost & Sullivan Product Leadership Award for the North America Sludge Treatment (PONDUS)
- 2018 Utility of the Future Today Recognition Program for the Kenosha WWTP Optimization Project (PONDUS)
- 2017 W&WD Top Project for the Kenosha WWTP Optimization Project (PONDUS)
- 2017 ACEC Grand Award Winner for the Kenosha WWTP Optimization Project (PONDUS)