Kalanithy Vairavamoorthy, professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering at the University of South Florida, will be the inaugural speaker for the G.V. Loganathan Lecture Series, according to an announcement from the department of civil and environmental engineering.
His lecture, titled “Opportunities for Reinventing Urban Water Management in Cities of the Future,” will take place at Owens Hall Banquet Room Friday, April 6 at 4 pm.
Vairavamoorthy is internationally-recognized for his knowledge on urban water issues. Throughout his career, he has worked with UNESCO and the European Union to create clean and sustainable water and sanitation systems. He has also researched the future of sustainable water systems for cities and water issues affected by climate change in urban areas. He currently directs the University of Florida, Patel School of Global Sustainability.