Due to the importance of addressing Irans water problems from different scientific aspects, Water Engineering and Management Research Institute , affiliated to Tarbiat Modares University was established in four specialized departments; Hydraulics, Hydroinformatics, Environment, and Water Resources in January 2003, as the first multifaceted research institute specialized in the field of national water engineering. This institute enjoys the cooperation of more than 40 distinguished researchers from academic staff and tens of researchers and specialists of non-academic staff working in water and sanitation industry, and is the first research institute specialized in water engineering that succeeded in obtaining the final approval of the Council for Higher Education Expansion of the Iranian Ministry of Science, Research and Technology.
RIWEM is as an innovative research institute which provides holistic solutions to national water-related challenges through conducting applied research and positive interaction with policymakers in order to strengthen the national scientific capacity, develop human resources, and to play an active role in policymaking for sustainable water resources management.
RIWEM is seeking to becoming a reference and pioneer research institute in the MENA region within a ten-year horizon through conducting applied research, science communication, knowledge generation, and improving international collaborations.
Objectives and Ideals of Water Engineering and Management Research Institute
Water Engineering Research Institute as a notable center in interdisciplinary water research, it has prioritized the following activities: production and transfer of modern and relevant technologies in the field of water engineering, resolving real problems of industry and technology, advancing the frontiers of knowledge, and establishing a strong relationship with industry and national and international centers.
The Research Institutes Fields of Activity
The Organizational Chart of Water Engineering Research Institute