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Water and Wastewater Engineering Symposium

Water and Wastewater Engineering Symposium

Prospects and Challenges of Water and Wastewater Engineering for Community Health Interventions

Wednesday 29 March 2023


Water is vital to human health and existence and must be addressed through an interdisciplinary approach. This Institute of Advanced Studies (IAS) Visiting Professorship sponsored event brings together experts from Engineering, Life and Medical Sciences to explore some of the interphases of water and health. There will be focused examples from the field.

Prof Olatunji Mathew Kolawole

Prof Olatunji Mathew Kolawole

The Keynote Speaker will be Prof Olatunji Mathew Kolawole, Professor of Medical Virology and Environmental Health, University of Ilorin Nigeria / National Coordinator, Poliovirus Laboratory Containment, Nigeria / Visiting Professor and IAS Fellow, University of Warwick, United Kingdom,

To learn more about the IAS Visiting Fellowship, visit IAS Visiting Professor/Associate Professor.

The symposium is hosted by Dr Modupe Jimoh, Assistant Professor of Civil and Humanitarian Engineering (


  • Welcome
  • Opening Remarks
  • Keynote Speech
  • Panel discussion
  • Q/A
  • Refreshment


11 am to 1 pm
Wednesday 29 March 2023

IAS Seminar Room C0.02
University of Warwick


The event is both in-person and online -- a Microsoft Teams link will be sent out before the event.

Please register for the symposium using the symposium registration form here....