Illinois Water Day 2014

On April 11th 2014, the IWRA Student Chapter, supported by Dr. Ashlynn Stillwell (Assistant Professor in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering) and Dr. Yu-Feng Forrest Lin (Hydrogeologist at the Illinois State Geological Survey), hosted the first Illinois Water Day as a half-day conference at the M.T. Geoffrey Yeh Student Center in the Newmark Civil Engineering Laboratory. Illinois Water Day 2014 featured four presentations focused on water and energy topics, followed by a poster session presenting water-focused research and projects from students, professors and the general public. Illinois Water Day 2014 followed the UN World Water Day theme: Water and Energy Nexus, and was featured in CEE Magazine Fall 2014.




Associate Dean of Research, University of Rhode Island


Dr. May Wu

Argonne National Laboratory           



Dr. Jeremy Guest

Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering                 


Department of Natural Resources and Environmnetal Sciences           




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Carrie Otto

Prairie Rivers Network