Waqi Alam with a Ph.D. in engineering has over 30 years of experience in environment and energy sectors. He has been involved in developing innovative technologies for treating drinking water, wastewater, and stormwater. He has conducted studies on fluid flow in aquifers and reservoirs and production optimization. He has co-authored 2 books and research papers in these areas. He has been the distinguished lecturer of the Society of Petroleum Engineers addressing environmental issues faced by the petroleum industry. Dr. Alam is also an expert in ISO 14001 and is member of its Technical Committee 207.