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Alabama Water Institute

May 8, 2020

Dr. Mustafa Morsy, professor in the Department of Biological and Environmental Sciences at The University of West Alabama, talks about understanding how plants deal with environmental stress, as well as using fungal endophytes to improve crop productivity.


Apr 23, 2020

Dr. Timothy Logan, director of the Houston Lightning Mapping Array Network at Texas A&M University, discusses tracking and predicting lightning and how to effectively use that data for weather events.


Apr 9, 2020

Dr. Cecilio Ortiz Garcia and Dr. Marla Perez Lugo, professors at the University of Puerto Rico-Mayaguez and founders of the RISE program, discuss the roles of universities in pre- and post-disaster environments.


Mar 4, 2020

Dr. Silvana Croope, resilience research engineer with the Alabama Transportation Institute, discusses transportation infrastructure risks and flooding.


Feb 19, 2020

Dr. Ryan Earley, associate professor in The University of Alabama's Department of Biological Sciences, talks about his research into pollutants and the chemical effects on fish. He focuses specifically on mangrove rivulus, a self-fertilizing hermaphroditic fish.