The Nexus Institute’s 3rd Annual Workshop on Sustainable Food, Energy, Water, and the Environment for the Region of Arequipa

Arequipa Nexus Institute - EN


February 1, 2021
8:00 AM


April 30, 2021
5:00 PM



The Arequipa Nexus Institute continue to host its Third Annual Technical Workshop Series from February 1st to April 3rd. The workshop sessions will be held on an asynchronous virtual format with a combination of video recorded presentations, prepared content, and assignments.  

The main objectives of the workshops are to deepen our commitment of tech and knowledge transfer and capacity building. We aim to contribute to the development of scientific research for the faculty and students from our partner university, the Universidad Nacional de San Agustin (UNSA), and examine solutions to critical issues of natural resource utilization with minimal tradeoffs to the environment of Arequipa. The series of modules in the workshops will cover a full range of technical aspects such as research techniques, development and applications of environmental sensors, food safety agricultural practices, food security, soil health monitoring and remediation, metals analysis in water and water management, Water origins, and high-performance computing.

Spring Workshop sessions: 

  • Broadening Participation in Integrated Water Resource Management 
  • Robotic Water Quality Monitoring and Distribution Systems: A Pilot Study 

Attendees must register for the sessions to have access to the lectures and materials.  

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