New Mexico Tech Announces Hydrology Center, Donates Deju University House
September 23, 2022
Socorro, New Mexico – Increasing our understanding of water resources and the management of those resources is the purpose of the new National Hydrological Innovation Center at the New Mexico Institute of Technology announced today. The University will unveil the Hantush-Deju National Center for Hydrologic Innovation on Friday, September 23, 2022, in an afternoon ceremony at the Raul and Shari Deju University House, a new facility on campus officially inaugurated at a morning dedication ceremony. launched.
Named after alumni and philanthropist Dr. Raul Deju and his wife Shari Deju, Deju University House is a 5,200-square-foot facility located on the north side of campus that can host alumni events, conferences, and training sessions. .
Located within New Mexico Tech’s research and development department, the Hantush-Deju National Center for Hydrologic Innovation is one of the early graduates of New Mexico Tech’s Hydrology program, business leader and author Raul Deju Named after Dr. Dr. Deju was a student of the founder of the programme, the late Dr. Mahdi Hantush, an internationally renowned hydrologist.
“I am thrilled to bring this new center, the Hantush-Deju National Hydrologic Innovation Center, to life and that New Mexico Tech will lead the next chapter in the development of water systems and to use water optimally. It aims to create a process for the water resources of our planet,” said Dr. Deju. “It really is a huge transformational step for the whole world.”
New Mexico Tech President Steven G. Wells extended Dr. Deju and his wife Shari their generous support of University House, the venue for the two ceremonies, and the vision and driving force behind the Hydrology Innovation Center. Thank you.
“The Center for Hydrology is Tech’s new organization responsible for developing innovative tools and conducting research aimed at answering fundamental questions about hydrology that are relevant not only in New Mexico, but around the world. he said.
Key speakers at the day’s ceremony included Lt. Howie Morales of New Mexico, Rep. Melanie Stansbury (NM-1), and Emeritus Professor of Hydrology Dr. John Wilson. rice field. Dr. Bryma Apambia, Director of the International Center for Water and Sustainability at the Desert Research Institute in Reno, Nevada, and Senior Advisor to the President for Global Sustainability. Dr. Daniel Stevens is Interim Director of the Hantush-Deju National Center for Hydrologic Innovation.
For more information on Deju University House, please visit https://www.nmt.edu/leadership/dejuhouse.php.
More information about the Hantush-Deju National Center for Hydrologic Innovation is available online.