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Students Go Online for Water Research: 15 Locations Across Utah

2020 participants of the J. Paul Riley Student Paper Competition sponsored by the Utah Chapter of the American Water Resources Association. As conferences across Utah and the U.S. are cancelled due to Coronavirus, 13 students from two Utah universities went online to present their water research and compete for cash prizes in the 15th annual […]

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Charting Uncertain Waters

U Researchers Use Systems Dynamics Modeling to Help Korea’s Rural Research Institute Plan for Resiliency   For agricultural water managers, climate change means increased demand, supply hurdles, risk of extreme weather damage and greater potential for contamination. All are issues that weigh heavy on the minds of those in charge of ensuring delivery of the […]

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Getting Smart about Water Monitoring

Nayyab Agha, a student at Mehran University for Engineering and Technology studied at the U as part of the USPCASW Summer 2019 Entrepreneurship Exchange. In its second year, the special 6-week session builds upon the engineering skills of participants by introducing business planning, finance principles, marketing concepts and prototyping skills. We asked her about her […]

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Team Highlight: Seth Arens

The U Water Center is happy to welcome Seth Arens as an affiliated scientist. Arens’ arrival fosters a partnership between the Center and Western Water Assessment, with whom Arens has worked as a research scientist since 2015. Western Water Assessment (WWA) is a University of Colorado Boulder-based, applied research program that addresses societal vulnerabilities to […]

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USPCASW Researchers Receive Gates Foundation Grand Challenges Explorations Grant

The University of Utah was recently awarded a Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Grand Challenges Explorations grant. Dr. Windy Tanner, principal investigator and visiting instructor in the Division of Epidemiology and Dr. Jim VanDerslice, co-investigator and associate professor in the Division of Public Health will work with Drs. Ayesha Tajammul and Jamil Ahmed at Mehran […]

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Women and Water Security

ALUMNI PROFILE: VENGUS PANWHAR The U.S.-Pakistan Center for Advanced Studies in Water (USPCAS-W) is continually working to achieve gender equity in the program. The increasing ratio of female students every year shows success toward achieving this important goal, but what is equally encouraging is the outstanding performance of female students in the Center. One example […]

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Water in the World Symposium Spring 2019

Join us in celebration of USPCASW’s contributions to global water security. Enjoy research posters, refreshments, and learn about funded opportunities for collaboration. Tuesday, April 16, 2019 6 p.m.  S.J. Quinney College of Law 6th Floor Gallery 383 S. University St., Salt Lake City, UT 84112 Enjoy delicious refreshments and a research poster showcase presented by […]

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Dr. Steve Burian awarded civilian honor by president of Pakistan

Civil and environmental engineering professor Steve Burian, also director of The U Water Center and the U.S.-Pakistan Center for Advanced Studies in Water at the U, will be awarded the Sitara-e-Imtiaz (Star of Excellence), one of Pakistan’s highest civilian honors. The award will be given to Burian by Pakistan President Arif Alvi during a ceremony, […]

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Fulbright Alumni Competition | Accepting Applications


Egypt Food Security Research Project The Binational Fulbright Commission in Egypt (BFCE) is pleased to announce a new Fulbright Alumni Competition administered by BFCE and the University of Utah in the United States. The Egypt Food Security Research Project is a one-year collaborative research project that aims at engaging a selected team of four junior […]

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