Visit of the KSA Minister of Water and Electricity

//Visit of the KSA Minister of Water and Electricity

Eng. Abdullah Al-Hussayen


Monday, 25 August 2014


Engineering Hall 2430 – Harut Barsamian Colloquia Room

10:15 – 10:30: Welcome and Introduction to the Urban Water Research Center

10:30 – 12:00: Presentations and discussion by UCI Faculty

  • Reactive subsurface transport processes
    Prof. Russ Detwiler
  • High-Recovery of Groundwater in arid and semi-arid climates
    Dr. R. Sobhani and Prof. D. Rosso
  • Smart Grid and Fuel Cell Technology
    Prof. G.S. Samuelsen
  • Middle East Hydroclimate Extremes
    Prof. A. AghaKouchak
  • Solar Desalination Greenhouse Technology
    Dr. M. AbaHusayn and G.W. McCarthy

12:00 – 12:30: Break

12:30 – 13:30: University/Industry Collaborations (light lunch provided)

13:30 – 14:00: Water UCI – integrating water science, policy, and practice
Prof. D. Feldman

14:00 – 14:20: UCI education/training on Water-Energy Nexus
Prof. D. Rosso

14:20 – 14:40: UCI collaborations with KSA
Prof. A. Eltawil

14:40 – 15:00: Final remarks and end of visit