Dr. David Meyer is an assistant professor of Civil Engineering at the University of Toronto and is part cross-appointed to the Centre for Global Engineering. His research focuses on how water and wastewater distribution infrastructure behaves in the Global South. His PhD at MIT invented new ways of understanding, managing, and modelling intermittently operated water networks in large Indian cities. Prior to MIT, Dr. Meyer worked in Tamale, Ghana for Engineers Without Borders Canada as a strategy consultant on a USAID-funded agriculture project. Dr. Meyer is an alumnus of Engineering Science (Energy Option) at U of T.