I will be presenting a Keynote Lecture at the global conference "How to Deal With Uncertainties in Iincreasingly
Complex Environment" to be co-organized by the Center for Risk Analysis and Crisis Management (Belgrade, Serbia) and the Croatian Association for
International Studies (Zagreb, Croatia) on September 29-30, 2022 in Dubrovnik, Croatia. My presentation is
entitled “From Prescriptive Standards to Preformance Based Regulation”.
I will be presenting a Keynote Lecture at virtual National Seminar to be organized
on May 22, 2022 by the Department of Civil Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology-Madras, Chennai, India. My presentation is
entitled “Systems Approach to Management of Water Resources - Toward Performance-based Water Resources Engineering".
On April 18th I delivered an invited lecture at the Department of Civil Engineering, The University of Manitoba.
This was my first in-person lecture (still with the mask) since October 2019. My presentation was entitled "Optimizing the Resilience of Interdependent Infrastructure to
On November 4th 2021 I was elected into membership of SANU. This recognition of my work
is comming from the place I was born and where I got my basic education. I am humbled and honored with this recognition.
During the COP26 meeting in Glasgow, my research group (Prof. Mohit Mohanty, Dr. Andre Schardong) released a new tool for
showing floodplain maps across Canada under various climate change scenarios. The work got the overwhelming attention of the media and the general public.
You can visit my In the media page for news articles, and radio and TV interviews.
Very proud to be included into the Reuters list
of the world’s top climate scientists. To build it, Reuters created a system of identifying
and ranking 1,000 climate academics according to how influential they are. Read the article in
I am humbled and honored to share that I am elected
to the Fellowship of the Royal Society of Canada (RSC). The
Fellows of RSC are
elected by their peers for their outstanding scholarly, scientific and artistic
achievement. Recognition by the RSC is the highest honour an individual can
achieve in the Arts, Social Sciences and Sciences in Canada.
Check the press release.
I am deeply honored and grateful to have been appointed an Honorary
Professor by the China Institute for Water and Hydropower Research. This appointment is a
testimony to the significance of long-term collaboration I have with the IWHR. It's been such
a pleasure to work with many of IWHR researchers already, and I look forward to everything we can
accomplish together in the years ahead. Thank you.
September 20, 2020
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