Center for International Water and Sustainability

Staff and Affiliated Faculty


Core CIWAS Staff:

  • Dr. Braimah Apambire, Senior Director, CIWAS and Senior Assistant to the President for Global Sustainability
  • Ms. Palistha Shrestha, Staff Research Scientist, Program Manager

Affiliated DRI Faculty:

  • Dr. Alan Heyvaert
  • Dr. Alexandra D. Lutz
  • Dr. Erick Bandala
  • Dr. Jay Arnone
  • Dr. Jim Thomas
  • Dr. John Mejian
  • Dr. Kumud Acharya
  • Dr. Ron Hershey
  • Dr. Rosemary W.H. Carroll
  • Dr. Matthew Bromley
  • Mr. Tim Minor


Braimah Apambire, Ph.D.
Program Director


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2215 Raggio Parkway
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