Dr. Vlachos has over 40 years of experience in university teaching and administration, applied research, and consulting. He has worked on a variety of projects nationally and abroad on aspects of urban planning, water resources planning and management, forecasting and futurism, technology assessment and demography.
Between 1979-1984, Dr. Vlachos served as Director of the Environmental Resources Center at Colorado State University, Fort Collins, Colorado where he is also Professor of Sociology and Civil Engineering and Associate Director of the International School for Water Resources. He has served as Member and Chairman of the Environmental Advisory Board, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers between 1982-1987. Between 1993 and 2000 he also served as member and chairman of the Advisory Panel on Environmental and Earth S&T in NATO, Brussels (Easter Europe and Russia). He has also been a member of UNESCO's Committee on "Water and Civilization."
He is recipient of the Army's Outstanding Civilian Service Medal (1987), the CSU Oliver Pennock Distinguished Service Award (1988), and the American Water Resources Association's Icko Iben Award (1993). He has served in a variety of national and international commissions, especially on water resources and the environment.
The author of a large number of books, monographs and articles on water, demography and futurism, Dr. Vlachos holds an LL.B. from the School of Law, Athens (1959), an M.A. in Sociology (Indiana University, 1962), a Ph.D. in Sociology (Indiana University, 1964) as well as a Certificate of Russian Studies (Indiana University, 1964).
Other Research Interests
Climate & Society; Scenarios and the Future; Population and Natural Resources
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