The Columbia Global Centers promote a key Columbia University mission to advance science, environmental studies, and engineering for humanity. The Centers bring scientists, policy analysts, and humanists together around cutting-edge global themes being pursued at the University and around the world.
Even as India has policies aimed at universal access to safe water, adequate infrastructure and achieving economies of scale in supply and delivery remain a challenge. This panel discussion aimed to understand the issue of water stress in urban India.
How can innovation help save the planet's cities? At the launch of the Urban Works Innovation Challenge 2020-2021, Michael Massimino, an erstwhile NASA astronaut and currently Professor of Practice at Columbia Engineering, shared insights gleaned from his space adventures on December 3, 2020.