Free and open to the public. Registration required

Presented by the Clean and Sustainable Water Technology Initiative, Oregon State University College of Engineering

Monday, Aug. 5 | The LaSells Stewart Center
5:30 - 6:30 p.m. Public Reception
6:30 - 7:30 p.m. Keynote Address: Nanotechnology-Enabled Water Treatment

Abstract: This presentation will address emerging opportunities for nanotechnology to improve the selectivity and efficiency to remove priority pollutants, decrease electrical energy requirements, and meet a growing need for safer and more affordable decentralized water treatment and reuse.

Pedro J.J. Alvarez

Speaker: Pedro J.J. Alvarez is the George R. Brown Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering at Rice University, where he also serves as Director of the NSF ERC on Nanotechnology-Enabled Water Treatment (NEWT).

Tuesday, Aug. 6 | The LaSells Stewart Center
7:45 - 4:45 p.m.
Clean and Sustainable Water Technology Initiative workshop presentations, breakout sessions, and research poster displays will be featured.

The workshop will cover a broad range of topics related to clean and sustainable water technologies, from watershed management to treatment technologies for water reuse. For questions and event access assistance, contact Brad Canfield, COE Outreach Programs and Events Manager, at or 541-737-7151. 

Call for Abstracts

Please consider submitting a poster abstract for the workshop at:

Submissions are due by July 17.

You don’t need to submit a poster abstract in order to attend the workshop, which will be free and open to the public.

If you have questions, please don't hesitate to contact Lew Semprini at Also, please feel free to extend this call for poster abstracts to any of your collaborators at OSU and elsewhere who might be interested.