Dr. David Sedlak

Water for All: Global Solutions for a Changing Climate
May 2, 2024, 4:30 pm5:45 pm
Free and open to the public



Event Description

David Sedlak is the Plato Malozemoff Professor in the Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering and the Director of the Berkeley Water Center at the University of California at Berkeley.  Dr. Sedlak is a member of the US National Academy of Engineering, chair of the Academies’ Water Science & Technology Board and recipient of numerous awards, including the Paul L Bush Award and the Clarke Prize.  His research focuses on the fate of chemical contaminants in engineered and natural systems.  Dr. Sedlak serves as the, “Lead Cartographer” for the National Alliance for Water Innovation (NAWI), a multi-year research effort of the US Department of Energy, where he directs efforts to create research roadmaps for advancing desalination in the municipal, industrial and agricultural sectors in the United States. He is also the author of Water for All: Global Solutions for a Changing Climate.  

Free copies of Dr. Sedlak's book, Water for All: Global Solutions for a Changing Climate, will be handed out to the first 200 in-person attendees.

  • Princeton William Pierson Field Fund
  • Andlinger Center for Energy and the Environment
  • Civil and Environmental Engineering
  • Integrated GroundWater Modeling Center (IGWMC)
  • Labyrinth Books
  • School of Engineering & Applied Science (SEAS)