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Student and New Professionals Activities Council

To form an EWRI Student Chapter, please visit the EWRI Chapters webpage. Please be aware that Universities already supporting an ASCE Student Chapter are only eligible to create an EWRI Graduate Student Chapter. For any questions on forming or supporting a Student Chapter, please contact

Purpose: To encourage and promote participation by students and new professionals in the activities of the Environmental and Water Resources Institute; to plan and conduct student competitions; to plan and host activities for students and new professionals at the annual EWRI Congress.

Task Committees: None

Committees: Conference Competitions Committee, Conference Activities Committee


Council Leadership
Jamal S. Nagamia, Chair

Conference Competition Committee
Kate Leonard, Chair
Ashraf Al-Hamdan, Vice-Chair
Pauline Johnson, Secretary
Balu Bhayani

Udai Singh
Mohammad Al-Hamdan
Earlan Dujon
Monica PalomoStephanie Teasley
Justin Marks
Jason Harraway

Conference Activities Committee
Purush Terkonda, Chair
 Sudarshan Kurwadkar, Vice-Chair
 Andrew Stevens, Secretary
John Schafer
Udai Singh, Institute Operations EXCOM Chair (Governing Board Member)
Erika Powell 
Ashley Quiad
Thomas Batroney
Guy Hopes
Susen Gali

Past council meeting minutes: 

  • Anchorage, May 2005 
  • Omaha, May 2006  
  • Kansas City, May 2009  
  • Providence, May 2010 

  • Current council projects:

  • 2011 Student Technical Paper Contest
  • 2011 Parsons Brinckerhoff Student Design Competition
  • 2011 Student and Younger Member Photography Contest
  • 2011 Student Technical Paper Contest guidelines

  • Click here for more information about the upcoming Council Activities at the 2011 EWRI Congress.

    Feedback: Please send suggestions for council membership or activities, or requests for additional information to Balu Bhayani