February 11: Proving Sustainability: Global Development in the Digital Age: a presentation by Evan Thomas

Proving Sustainability:a presentation by Evan Thomas

Monday, February 11, 7 p.m. at Mary's Wood Auditorium, 17400 Holy Names Drive

Evan Thomas, Ph.D, P.E. is an Assistant Professor and Director of the SWEET Lab and a Faculty Fellow in the Institute for Sustainable Solutions at Portland State University. The SWEET Lab is working with Manna Energy Limited to test and implement water treatment and monitoring systems for places like Rwanda. Manna’s water treatment plants use gravity sand filtration and ultraviolet disinfection, which together bacterially decontaminate the water making it safe for drinking, food preparation and personal hygiene.