• Associate Director, Global Change and Sustainability Center, Vp For Research
  • Associate Director Research for the Global Change & Sustainability Center
  • Adjunct Professor, Civil And Environmental Engin

Professional Service

  • United Nations. Role: Workshop organizer and facilitator. Workshop on Energy-Water Nexus Challenges and Opportunities related to Achieving the Water SDG, 68th UN Civil Society Conference, Salt Lake City, UT, 2628 August 2019. 08/01/2019 - 08/28/2019
  • ASEE Civil Engineering Division. Role: Program Chair. Annual Conference Program Chair. 07/2019 - 06/2020
  • ASEE. Workshop Presenter, Integrating United Nations Sustainable Development Goals into Engineering Curricula. 05/01/2019 - 12/26/2019
  • U.S.-Pakistan Center for Advanced Studies in Water. Role: Session Moderator. Executive Seminar on Industrial Wastewater Management, 15 December 2018, Marriott Hotel, Karachi. 12/14/2018 - 12/15/2018
  • Utah Division of Water Resources. Role: Academic Representative. State Water Plan Advisory Committee. 06/01/2018 - 06/30/2019
  • Springer. Role: Associate Editor. Smart Water Journal. 02/19/2018 - present
  • American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE). Role: Associate Editor. Journal of Water Resources Planning and Management. 08/01/2017 - present
  • InTeGrate. Role: Member, Convener. Organizing Committee, Engineering, Geosciences, and Sustainability Workshop. 10/2012 - 04/2013

Honors & Awards

  • Outstanding Professor of the Year. Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Utah, 05/01/2019
  • Presented honor / medal of Sitara-e-Imtiaz (translation: Star of Excellence) by President of Pakistan. Government of Pakistan, 03/23/2019
  • Civil Engineering Division/Glen L Martin Award. American Society for Engineering Education, 2011
  • Utah Engineering Educator of the Year. American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), 2009

Internal Service

  • Global Change and Sustainability Center. Associate Director, 07/2012 - present. University service.


  • Sustainability Curriculum Development, U of U (Sustainability Curri), Co-Director, 07/2011 - 06/2015


  • Water center governance seminars. Led delegation to Zewail City of Science & Technology to attend seminars and meetings on water center governance and explore water education and research collaboration. 05/01/2018 - 06/07/2018