Reza Maknoon
Virtual Water: Dr. Reza Maknoon at TEDxTehran

Virtual Water: Dr. Reza Maknoon at TEDxTehran

Water / H20 / is a key element of human life. So have you ever tried to measure your water footprint? The results can astonish you, especially when you factor the indirect water consumed, the virtual water. As we increase in population and urbanize, our demand for water multiplies. So what does this mean for humanity and the future of life on earth?

Dr. Reza Maknoon is a faculty member of the Civil and Environmental Engineering Department at AmirKabir University. He is also a member of the Supreme Council of UNESCO in Iran and Iranian National Committee on Hydrology. Dr. Maknoon dedicates his teaching, research and ideas on sustainable water resource management. He is the author of the proposal for a ‘Green Government’. He holds a PhD from University of Washington, MS from University of Illinois and BS from AmirKabir University of Technology.