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
About the Podcast
The Alabama Water Institute has been established by The University of Alabama as a world-class, interdisciplinary research institute that engages in basic and applied research in the topical areas of earth systems science and water resource management, supporting sustainable waterways, ensuring water quality and biological diversity of aquatic systems.