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Climate Change Adaptation for Infrastructure: A Grand Challenge for Civil and Environmental Engineering

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10/4/2018 at 3:30PM

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10/4/2018 at 3:40PM

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141 DeBartolo Hall

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Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering & Earth Sciences

Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering & Earth Sciences

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Climate Change Adaptation for Infrastructure: A Grand Challenge for Civil and Environmental Engineering

 

Seminar Speaker:

David A Dzombak

David A Dzombak

Hamerschlag University Professor and Head, Civil and Environmental Engineering, Carnegie Mellon University

Dzombak has over 30 years of experience in research, teaching and consulting on environment and energy topics. He serves on the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Science Advisory Board, the U.S. Department of Defense Strategic Environmental Research and Development Science Advisory Board, the Water Science and Technology Board of the National Research Council, and the Roundtable on Science and Technology for Sustainable of the National Academies.

His current research is focused on climate change adaptation for infrastructure, interbasin water transfer in the U.S., recovery of rare earth elements from brines, and sustainable mining of metals.

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