Welcome to USPCAS-W

U.S.-Pakistan Center for Advanced Studies in Water (USPCAS-W), has been established at Mehran University of Engineering and Technology (MUET) Jamshoro, with the financial support of United States Agency for International Development (USAID) Pakistan under the Cooperative Agreement signed with USAID on Dec.12, 2014 for five years. The Center is dedicatedly training and building up the capacity of a new generation of engineers and water professionals in order to solve the water security challenges of the twenty-first century.

The University of Utah, USA is providing technical assistance to MUET for advancing the development and growth of USPCAS-W and also in strengthening the Center’s professional and institutional capacities. The tangible deliverables of the Center include postgraduate degree programs, applied policy research, facilitation of public-private partnerships, and provision of policy advice in a range of water-related disciplines. The main purpose of the applied research component is to deliver relevant and innovative research to meet the needs of industry, civil society and government.

Sustainable Development Goal - 6

Pakistan committed in 2015, with the rest of the world, to meeting the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by 2030. The Government of Pakistan, and the Planning Commission in particular, has made a strong commitment to the SDGs and is putting an action plan into place that engages national and provincial actors, international donors, non-governmental organizations, private enterprise, and the education sector. Given the importance of the SDGs in Pakistan for improving quality of life [read more...]


To establish a world class education and research center dedicated to solving water related problems of Pakistan and to develop strong and productive liaison with local and international organizations aiming to support Pakistan’s economic development.


To train present and future faculty, young scientists, engineers, managers and other stakeholders with state of the art techniques and cutting edge knowledge in the water sector. Through collaboration with academia, government and industry we will pursue applied research solutions to water sector problems and bring about policy reforms aiming to strengthen economy of Pakistan.