Professor Richard Luthy (CEE MS '74; PhD '76) was the honored speaker at the 2018 CEE Fall Distinguished Lecture.  

Dick Luthy is the Silas H. Palmer Professor of Environmental Engineering at Stanford University. He directs the NSF Engineering Research Center for Re-inventing the Nation’s Urban Water Infrastructure (ReNUWIt) that seeks more sustainable solutions to urban water challenges in the arid west.  His area of teaching and research is environmental engineering and water quality with applications to water reuse, stormwater use, and systems-level analysis of our urban water challenges.  He is a member of the National Academy of Engineering, a 2012 inducteeof the CEE Academy of Distinguished Alumni, UC Berkeley, and a Fellow of the Water Environment Federation. 

Watch his lecture on "Sustainable Urban Water Supplies for California."