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USPCASW, MUET – Call for Proposals

The U.S.-Pakistan Center for Advanced Studies in Water (USPCASW) is pleased to announce Call for Proposals to undertake applied research in water-related issues. During 2015-16, a total of three grants of up to Pak Rs 3 million each will be funded under this call covering the following themes: (i) overcoming water scarcity, (ii) improving water […]

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USAID Mission Director Lays Foundation Stone for Water Research Center at MUET

Stable, Prosperous Pakistan is Crucial for Peace and Development, says John P. Groarke – USAID Mission Director to Pakistan at MUET groundbreaking ceremony of USPCAS-W JAMSHORO September 17, 2015: U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) Mission Director to Pakistan John P. Groarke said that stable and prosperous Pakistan is crucial for peace and development of […]

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Welcoming Students to USPCASW, MUET


On August 31st, USPCASW at MUET hosted an orientation and welcome session for the first batch of M.S. and PhD students to enroll in the new program. Of the 53 students enrolled in the program, 44 students participated in the orientation. Vice Chancellor of Mehran University of Engineering & Technology-Jamshoro joined other senior university officials, […]

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Team Highlight – Ramesh Goel

Ramesh Goel is an Associate Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering at the University of Utah, as well as Co-Chair of USPCASW’s Environmental Engineering Working Group. He spoke with us about his background and thoughts about the project. Q: What other projects are you currently involved with? I’m working on several projects. My main focus is […]

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Team Highlight – Neil Grigg

Neil Grigg is a Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering at Colorado State University. His focus on global water and infrastructure issues makes him a great addition to USPCASW. Neil took the time to share with us a little more about him and also a little more about Colorado State University and why they are […]

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Team Highlight – Robin Craig Q&A

Professor Robin Craig joined the U.S.-Pakistan Center for Advanced Studies in Water, University of Utah as part of the Environmental Engineering Working Group. Her expertise and background in water law and the impact of climate change on freshwater resources will be a fantastic resource as the project moves forward. Craig took a few moments to […]

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U.S.-Pakistan Centers for Advanced Studies Launched

U.S. Under Secretary of State for Public Affairs and Public Diplomacy Richard Stengel and U.S. Ambassador to Pakistan Richard G. Olson, along with Minister for Water and Power Khawaja Muhammad Asif, officially launched the U.S.-Pakistan Centers for Advanced Studies (CAS) on June 3rd – a $127 million investment from the United States to build partnerships […]

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