The SWAN Mentorship Series is an opportunity for young professionals interested in the smart water field to learn from experts around the world. Led by the SWAN Forum's Rising Smart Water Professionals (RiSWP), this is a FREE initiative. The fifth episode will feature Dr. Riccardo Taormina, Co-Director at AidroLab and Assistant Professor in Urban Water Infrastructure at TU Delft. Originally from Italy, Dr. Taormina has also previously lived in Singapore, Hong Kong, and Australia where he furthered his academic studies. His current research delves deeper in the emerging field of Smart Water, with a focus on IoT solutions, digital twins, and advanced data analytics for sustainable water resources management.