Join the Tufts Civil & Environmental Engineering Department and Water Diplomacy Program on Thursday, March 17th for a guest lecture with Professor Asit K. Biswas.
Professor Biswas is the founder of the Third World Centre for Water Management in Mexico, and is currently the Distinguished Visiting Professor at the Lee Kuan Yew School for Public Policy in Singapore. He has authored or edited 81 books and published over 680 scientific and technical papers. His work has been translated into 37 languages. He has been a senior advisor to 19 governments, six Heads of the United Nations Agencies, Secretary General of OECD, and also to many other major international and national organizations. Professor Biswas received the Stockholm Water Prize in 2006 for “his outstanding and multi-faceted contributions to global water resource issues”, as well as the Man of the Year Award from Prime Minister Harper of Canada, and the Aragon Environment Prize of Spain. In 2012, he was named a “Water Hero of the World” by the Impeller Magazine, and also as one of the 10 thought-leaders of the world in water by Reuters.