Jason is a wastewater scientist at NIWA since 2003. His main research area is algae-based natural wastewater treatment and energy and nutrient recovery from wastewater treatment High Rate Algal Ponds. He awarded his PhD in Environmental Engineering from Massy University, New Zealand and had MSc from Yonsei University, Korea. He has consistently published his research in leading international journals (20 as a lead author and 13 as a co-author). His research has been well recognized by peers worldwide with >1800 citations.