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Department Seminars
Environmental Engineering & Sciences Seminar Series

Spring 2017

Please note: All environmental engineering and sciences seminar series events are held on Friday's from 2:00 - 3:00 p.m. in Tech room A230.

Dr. Marc Benedetti, Université Paris Diderot
Professor, Department of Chemistry 
April 7th
"Can We Trace Engineered Nanoparticles in Riverine Ecosystems (Loire and Seine Rivers)?"

Dr. Jeremy Guest UIUC
Assistant Professor, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
April 14th
"Stream of AEESP Distinguished Lecture"

Dr. Richard Lanyon SBC Global
Executive Director 
April 21st
"Draining Chicago and Protecting Lake Michigan"

Dr. Jorge Escobar Pontificia Universidad Javeriana
Assistant Professor, Civil and Environmental Engineering 
April 28th
"Hydrodynamics of Tropical Environments: From high-mountain rivers to swamps in Colombia"

Dr. Syed Hashsham Michigan State
Professor, Civil and Environmental Engineering, Center for Microbial Ecology  
May 5th

"TBA"

Dr. Sarah Ben Maamar Northwestern University
Post-Doctoral Student, Civil and Environmental Engineering  
May 12th

"Biodiversity in Hard-Rock Aquifer Groundwater: Water Age and Pollutant Impacts by Coupling Metagenomics and Geochemistry"

Dr. Chao Liu,  Northwestern University
Post-Doctoral Student, Civil and Environmental Engineering  
May 19th

"Surface Enhanced Photolysis of CO2 on Silica"

Dr. David Stahl,  University of Washington
Professor, Civil and Environmental Engineering 
May 26th

"TBA"

Dr. Jon Badalamenti,  University of Minnesota
Post-Doctoral Scientist, College of Biological Sciences
June 2nd

"TBA"

Winter 2017

Please note: All environmental engineering and sciences seminar series events are held on Friday's from 2:00 - 3:00 p.m. in Tech room A230.

january

 6th     Dr. Ashlynn Stillwell (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)
          Assistant Professor, Civil and Environmental Engineering
          Title: Exploring the Energy-Water Nexus in Urban Environments


 13th   Dr. Marco Alsina (Northwestern University)
          Post-Doctoral Student
          Title: Chemistry and Environmental Fate of Metals in Healthcare Products


 20th    Dr. Kim Marion Suiseeya (Northwestern University)
           Assistant Professor, Political Science
           Title: The Impact of Climate Change Policies on Human Security: A Case Study from Laos


 27th   Dr. Angela Kent (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)
          Associate Professor. Natural Resources and Environmental Sciences
          Title: Micro-Managing Environmental Health and Sustainability

February

3rd     Dr. Corrie Moreau (Field Museum of Natural History)
          Associate Curator
          Title: Ants, Plants, and Bacteria: Symbiosis as a Driver of Evolutionary Diversification


 10th  Dr. Joannes Westerink (University of Notre Dame)
          Professor, Computational Science and Engineering
          Title: Understanding a Sustainable Coast – Perceptions and Realities of Hurricane Storm Surge and Waves


 17th   Kevin Roche (Northwestern University)
           MS Student
           Title: TBA


24th    Dr. Wendy Yang (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)
           Assistant Professor, Plant Biology and Geology
           Title: TBA

March

3rd    Dr. Tim Swain (Northwestern University)
         Research Associate
         Title: Biological Consequences of Climate Change:  the Degradation of Coral Reefs in the Anthropocene


 10th   Dr. William Dichtel  (Northwestern University)
           Professor, Chemistry
           Title: Rapid Removal of Organic Micropollutants Using Porous Cyclodextrin Polymers

Fall 2016

Please note: All environmental engineering and sciences seminar series events are held on Friday's from 2:00 - 3:00 p.m. in Tech room A230.

September

Dr. Samuel Webb, Stanford Synchrotron Research Laboratory 
September 9th
Developing Microscopic Chemical Images: Applications of X-ray Spectromicroscopy

Various, Northwestern University
September 23rd
EES Introduction

Dr. Damian Helbling, Cornell
September 30th
Organic Chemical Contaminants in the Aquatic Environment: New Tools for the Characterization and Remediation of Impacted Environments

October

Dr. Tamar Kohn, EPFL
Associate Professor, School of Architecture, Civil and Environmental Engineering
October 7th
Disinfection of Waterborne Viruses: Can We Kill Them All?

Dr. Eric Alm, MIT
Associate Professor, Civil and Environmental Engineering and Biological Engineering
October 14th
The Ecology of the Human Microbiome in Health and Disease

Dr. Drew Gentner, Yale
Assistant Professor, Chemical and Environmental Engineering, Forestry and Environmental Studies
October 21st
Tackling Chemical Complexity: Approaches to Characterizing Unresolved Complex Mixtures and Their Impacts on Air Quality

Dr. Matthew Ginder-Vogel, University of Wisconsin
Assistant Professor, Civil and Environmental Engineering
October 28th
Contaminant Transformation by Transition Metal Oxides

November

Carolyn Wilke, Northwestern University
PHD Student, Civil and Environmental Engineering
October 4th
Night and Day: Combined Toxicity of Nanosilver and Nanotitania Differ in Dark and Light Conditions

Colin Phillips, Northwestern University
Post-Doctoral Student, Civil and Environmental Engineering
November 11th
Implications of River Channel Self-Organization for Modeling the Impact of Climate on Mountain Landscape Evolution

Kate Newman, Nature Conservancy
Vice President, Forest and Freshwater Public Sector Initiatives, World Wildlife Fund
November 18th
Natural Capital and Infastructure

25th Thanksgiving Break

December

Dr. Murat Eren, University of Chicago
Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine
December 2nd
Genome-resolved Metagenomics: a Perfect Mixture of Challenges and Opportunities

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