Lecture Series

A key educational and policy component of the PWI is our series of guest lectures. 


BP provided funding in 2005/06 for the initial BP Lecture Series on Water Issues.

BP Lecture Series on Water Issues Speakers 2005-2007

1.      Dr. Marilynn Yates, Department Chair and Professor of Environmental Microbiology at the University of California, Riverside, 2005/06

a.      Assessing the potential for the contamination of water by human pathogenic microorganisms.

2.      Reggie Baker, Security & Counter-Terrorism Coordinator, Indiana Department of Environmental Management, 2006/2007 (May 23, 2007)

a.       “Ready or Not, Here I come,” Water Utility Preparedness for Man-Made or Natural Disasters.

3.      Anthony Andrews, Research Fellow at Purdue Water Institute and Associate Professor of Economics, Governor State University, IL

“Why should Water-Intensive Corporations be Attracted to Northwest Indiana? A Research Methodology,” 2006/2007 (September 12 2007)