The Water Center provides integrated real-world solutions to critical urban water problems
We engage and connect the University community with regional water practitioners, decision makers, and national and global thought leaders for the purpose of developing integrated and innovative urban water strategies that address public health, infrastructure, and the socioeconomic and environmental challenges of long-term urban water sustainability and resiliency.
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September 21, 2021 | The Water Center at Penn
Director, Programs and Applied Research
The Water Center at Penn
Job Description Summary
Develops, coordinates and implements The Water Center at Penn’s Programs and Applied Research agenda, based on agreed strategic water research priorities, funding strategies and grants secured. Ensures that tenets of diversity, equity and environmental justice are incorporated in all projects, particularly with respect to rapidly increasing impacts of climate change. In conjunction with other Water Center staff, elevates urban water challenges as an area of study, research, collaboration, and innovation across the University.
Water Center Blog
By Swati Hegde
On January 13, 2020 REACT at Penn held a symposium on Global Pathways to enable Innovative Materials Solutions for Urban Challenges. REACT at Penn is a research consortium primarily funded by the National Science Foundation for
By Alison De Luise
On January 16, the Water Center at the University of Pennsylvania joined forces with Coastal Strategies and the Coastal States Organization to convene experts in the fields of finance, municipal administration, environmental management,
By Andrea Garay
The Water Center at Penn (WCP) Senior Fellow and Director of the Penn Global China Program, Scott Moore, gave a talk about “Philadelphia and the World’s Water Crisis: Local Solution to a Global Challenge” at the Athenaeum of Philadelphia on Tuesday, October 29th