Speakers 2022

Nadim Farajalla

Director | Climate and Environment Program, Issam Fares Institute for Public Policy and International Affairs

Dr. Farajalla is currently director of the Climate Change and the Environment Program at the Issam Fares Institute at the American University of Beirut. He obtained an MS in irrigation engineering in 1989 from Utah State University and an MS and a PhD in environmental engineering from the University of Oklahoma in 1995. He worked for eight years in the private sector in the US and the Middle East focusing on environmental issues, water resources management and infrastructure design before joining the American University of Beirut in 2002. His current research focuses on the impacts of climate change and subsequent adaptation measures including the role of the water-energy-food nexus