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Dr. Phani Adapa Assistant Director-GIWS

Phani is working as the Assistant Director at the Global Institute for Water Security (GIWS), University of Saskatchewan (UofS). In his current capacity, he is responsible to assist Prof. Howard Wheater, Canada Excellence Research Chair (CERC) in Water Security and Director GIWS for enhancement of the solid foundation in water-related research taking place at the UofS in order to enrich, expand, and optimize the institution’s profile as an international leader in water security. Consequently, he is responsible for the development of an integrated network of regional, national and international research activities for the UofS to leverage existing funding secured through the CERC in Water Security and other grants and contracts across campus. In addition, he works collaboratively as well as independently, interacting with and managing the needs of multiple stakeholders ranging from students (undergraduate and graduate) and faculty, to representatives of international agencies, various levels of government, industry partners, and community organizations or groups, located both on and off campus.