Assistant Director, University of Saskatchewan

Phani Adapa is the Assistant Director for the Global Institute for Water Security (GIWS), University of Saskatchewan (UofS) and joined the institute in 2013. He is a certified Professional Engineer registered with the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of Saskatchewan. Phani’s role is to assist with the day to day operations of the GIWS; provide project management and network management expertise; develop new and sustain existing collaborations with stakeholders, government agencies, non-governmental organizations, external funding agencies, industry partners; support internationalization efforts, assist and where required lead coordination and writing efforts for development of major grant applications; provide writing support; research facilitation; responsible for outreach and engagement efforts; and leverage existing funding to further the research vision of the GIWS.