The École des Ponts ParisTech is one of the institutions with the University Paris-Est Créteil in charge of the Leesu lab.
École des Ponts ParisTech, is one of the French highly ranked engineering School, and trains future executive leaders who will face the challenges of a sustainable society.
Université Paris-Est Créteil is the largest multidisciplinary university in Ile-de-France. It houses 32 research centres, and 15 faculties, for a student population of over 32,000.
The research object of Leesu is urban water, through various approaches:
- Hydrological and physical studies,
- Biogeochemical studies about emissions, fate and impacts of chemical and microbiological contaminants in the city/device/receiving environment continuum,
- Studies about politics, water uses and practices.
The Leesu develops a multi- and interdisciplinary research, an applied and involved research. It is in line with major societal issues such as the development of a resilient and sustainable city, the management of water resources, the protection of aquatic ecosystems.