On February 12, 2014, the Cuban Research Institute held a half-day seminar on water infrastructure in Cuba, in conjunction with the FIU College of Engineering and Computing, the Applied Research Center, the Global Water for Substainability Program, the Latin American and Caribbean Center, and the Cuban-American Association of Civil Engineers. Several FIU experts and members of the Cuban-American Asociation of Civil Engineers discussed Cuba's hydrology, potable water resources management, the state of the current infrastructure, future development needs, and funding models and alternatives.
Participants in the seminar included:
- Dr. Irma Becerra-Fernández, Vice President for Engagement, FIU
- Dr. Giri Narasimhan, Associate Dean for Research and Graduate Studies, College of Engineering and Computing, FIU
- Dr. Inés Triay, Director, Applied Research Center, FIU
- Dr. María Donoso, Director, Global Water for Sustainability Program, FIU
- Mr. Josenrique Cueto, City of Coral Gables, Public Works Department
- Dr. Georgio Tachiev, Applied Research Center, FIU
- Ms. María Fernández-Porrata, Past President, Cuban-American Association of Civil Engineers
- Dr. Héctor Fuentes, College of Engineering and Computing, FIU
- Mr. Eduardo A. Vega, Miami-Dade Water & Sewer Department
- Dr. John Proni, Applied Research Center, FIU
To download the PowerPoint presentations at the seminar, click here.
To view photographs of the event, click here.
To view the video recordings of the event, click here.