Session - Sustainability

The Diamond Jubilee Faculty Alumni Network (FAN) Symposium (US)

Date: Saturday, 13th October 2018



TimeDescription of ActivitySpeaker / Participants
10:15 – 10:45Welcome, About IITB & CESE, About Academic programmes & Research at CESE (a short presentation), About synergy at IITB, Brief self-introduction of participantsProf Shyam R Asolekar (Convenor) and Prof Suparna Mukherji (Head, CESE) Centre for Environmental Science and Engineering (CESE), Indian Institute of Technology Bombay
10:45 – 11:15Keynote Address: “The Challenge of Urban Water Security and the Way Towards More Resilient Water Supplies for Dry Cities”Prof Richard G Luthy, Silas H. Palmer Professor of Civil Engineering, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Stanford University
11:15 –11:452-3 Parallel Breakout Sessions (Group Discussions) for exploring setting up of collaborations between CESE, IITB and the US universities as well as for setting collaborations between CESE, IITB and the US industries & municipalities (Chairs for parallel sessions TBD)Chairs for one academic and one industrial Parallel Breakout Sessions TBD
11:45 – 12:00Presentations (brief, 2 min each) from the representatives of the 2-3 parallel breakout SessionsChair and Facilitator for this session TBD
12:00 – 12:45Final thoughts, Discussion on two concrete proposals, and interaction with the participants; ClosureProf Upal Ghosh (Co-convener) Department of Chemical, Biochemical & Environmental Engineering, University of Maryland, Baltimore, MD 21250 and Prof Shyam R Asolekar (Convenor)