Mortenson Center Digest - July 23 , 2019
Program News
Karl Linden Awarded

Congratulations to Mortenson Center Associate Director and Professor of Sustainable Development, Karl Linden! He was recently awarded the 2019 Dr. Pankaj Parekh Research Innovation Award from the Water Research Foundation  (WRF) at the American Water Works Association Annual Conference. The Dr. Pankaj Parekh Innovation Award honors researchers and research teams who have made significant contributions to advancing the science of water through WRF-sponsored research. 
Sustainability Special Issue: Global Engineering and Sustainable Development

This Special Issue of Sustainability presents and reviews emerging engineering methods, and how the role of engineers contributing to global poverty reduction and the Sustainable Development Goals is evolving.

Evan Thomas

"Global Engineering should be concerned with the unequal and unjust distribution of access to basic services such as water, sanitation, energy, food, transportation and shelter, and place an emphasis on indentifying the drivers, determinants and solutions favoring equitable access," says Thomas.

Liesbet Olaerts, Jeffrey P. Walters, Karl G. Linden, Amy Javernick-Will and Adam Harvey

The findings from this study reveal distinct pathways of conditions that impact payment compliance and reflect the multifaceted nature of water point sustainability and identify the processes needed for successful payment compliance. 

Congratulations EDC students Kaity Mattos & Tara Randall!

The American Water Works Association awarded two Mortenson Center students prestigious scholarships. 

Kaity Mattos is the 2019 recipient of the American Water Scholarship. Founded in 1886 American Water is the largest investor-owned U.S. water and wastewater utility company. 

Tara Randall is the 2019 recipient of the Hazen and Sawyer Scholarship. Since 1951 Hazen and Sawyer has focused on helping clients provide safe drinking water and controlling water pollution and its effects on the environment.
Job Opportunities
Research Associate - Climate Assessment Specialist
University of Oklahoma
Apply a.s.a.p.

The Southern Climate Impacts Planning Program (SCIPP), a NOAA RISA team, is hiring a Research Associate - Climate Assessment Specialist. The focus of this position will be on conducting a social network analysis of climate information providers within the SCIPP region. This is a one year appointment. Apply today.
Dam Specialist with World Bank
Washington, DC

Applicants will need at least five years of post MS hands-on experience in planning, designing, and safety assessment of dams for multi purpose. Learn more.  
Two Positions at Mott MacDonald
Fri. July 26, 2019 - Deadline to apply

Mott MacDonald has two opportunities for early career professionals in their International Water, Environment and Climate Change Division. The group handles technical and project management support for water projects in Nepal, Myanmar, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Rwanda, Indonesia, and Egypt.  Apply.
Dream Big: Engineering Our World (2017) - Official Trailer (HD)
American Society of Civil Engineers movie Dream Big: Engineering Our World
Now streaming on Netflix. Witness how today's engineers are shaping the world of tomorrow.

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