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Apr 18 2014

Dr. Barbara Ross-Lee Honored for Professional and Public Service

Apr 17 2014

Water-Energy Nexus Conference in China Tackles Global Issues

Apr 16 2014

NYIT Celebrates M.B.A. Graduation at JUFE

Apr 10 2014

NYIT Anatomy Professors Awarded NSF Grant for Evolutionary Studies

Apr 04 2014

NYIT Expert to Lecture on Nation’s Physician Shortage and Poverty

Apr 24 2014

TechDay 2014

Apr 24 2014

The Lion King On Broadway

Apr 24 2014

Job Search Strategies

Apr 25 2014

Relay For Life of NYIT

Apr 25 2014

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The Water-Energy Nexus: Sustainability and Global Challenges
Water Conference 2014

On April 17, NYIT and Peking University jointly organized a conference in Beijing addressing “The Water-Energy Nexus: Sustainability and Global Challenges.” The conference brought together some of the world’s foremost experts in the fields of water management and energy conservation. Government officials from both the U.S. and China participated in the conference, along with experts from industry, government agencies, and academia. Together they explored:

  • The Water-Energy Nexus
  • Water Policy and Management
  • Energy Efficiency
  • Water Information Systems
  • Breakthroughs in Water Science and Engineering
  • Water Quality Monitoring
  • Groundwater Modeling

Water-Energy Nexus

CONFERENCE
Thursday, April 17, 2014 (9 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.)
Hotel Regent Beijing; 99 Jinbao St., Dongcheng District
Beijing, China

Clean Water Matters: Challenges and Research Perspectives

WORKSHOP
April 18, 2014
Zhongguanyuan Global Village, Peking University
No. 126, Zhongguancun North Street, Haidian District
Beijing, China

NYIT’s School of Engineering & Computing Sciences and Peking University’s Center for Water Research, in association with Wuhan University’s International School of Software, lead an interdisciplinary workshop, which allowed for a broad-based perspective drawing from academia and research scientists, national agencies, foundations, and corporate partners, and focused on the advancement of science and technology. A series of 90-minute sessions included platform presentations and roundtable discussions, and explored the formation of a US-China Water Consortium for Research and Innovation. 

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