Center for Water in a Changing World

The Center for Water in a Changing World conducts applied research to address real-world problems while promoting sustainable management of water systems and seeks to increase the understanding of complex water issues.

Our interdisciplinary scientific teams of NIU faculty and students investigate and provide solutions to current, emerging, and future environmental problems that face our local, national, and global water systems.

Local and Global NIU Research Locations

  • Illinois (Northern Illinois and Chicagoland region)
  • Yellowstone
  • Miami
  • Las Vegas
  • China
  • Indonesia
  • Israel
  • Madagascar
  • Malawi
  • Malaysia
  • Mexico
  • Myanmar
  • Peru
  • Caribbean

NIU Faculty

  • Phil Carpenter (GEOL)
  • Aaron DeSlatte (PSPA)
  • Courtney Gallaher (GEOG)
  • Anna Klis (ECON)
  • Emily McKee (ANTH)
  • Melissa Lenczewski (GEOL)
  • Tomoyuki Shibata (PHHE)
  • Nathan Stansell (GEOL)
  • Wesley Swingley (BIOS)
  • Jim Wilson (GEOG)

Contact Us

Institute for the Study of the Environment, Sustainability and Energy
325 Montgomery Hall
DeKalb, IL 60115

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