This Week

Thursday, October 19

Department of Materials Science and Engineering MATSE 590 Arkema Speaker Series
101 Thomas Building @ 12:05 PM
Richard Lehman, Professor, Materials Science and Engineering, Rutgers University
"Graphene Reinforced Polymer Composites Prepared by In-Situ Exfoliation of Graphite"

Department of Meteorology and Atmospheric Science Special Seminar
529 Walker Building @ 3:00 PM
Dr. Keith Seitter, Executive Director, American Meteorological Society
"Being as disciplined in your engagement with Society as you are in your research"

 

Friday, October 06

Department of Geography Coffee Hour
Refreshments at 319 Walker Building @ 3:30 PM
Lecture at 112 Walker Building @ 4:00 PM
Mark Guiltinan, Professor, Department of Plant Science, Penn State University
Siela Maximova, Professor, Department of Plant Science, Penn State University
"Cacao for Peace: From Plant Genomics to Training Farmers in Indigenous Communities"

Department of Geosciences Geochemistry Forum
341 Deike Building @ 3:30 PM
Bill Burgos, Professor, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Penn State University
"Watershed-scale impacts from surface water disposal of oil and gas wastewater in western Pennsylvania"

Monday, October 23

No Seminars Scheduled

 

Tuesday, October 24

Environment and Natural Resources Institute Water Insights Seminar Series
504 ASI Building @ 12:00 PM (lunch will be provided)
Tamie Veith, Agricultural Engineer, USDA-ARS-Pasture Systems and Watershed Management Research Unit
"Cost-efficient selection and placement of best management practices within the upper Chesapeake Bay catchment"

 

Wednesday, October 25

Energy and Environmental Economics and Policy (EEEP) Seminar
157 Hosler Building @ 12:00 PM (a light lunch will be provided)
Jacob LaRiviere, Microsoft
"Transmissions Constraints, Intermittent Renewables and Welfare"

 

Thursday, October 26

Department of Materials Science and Engineering MATSE 590 Arkema Speaker Series
101 Thomas Building @ 12:05 PM
Raul Bermejo, Professor, Materials Science and Engineering, Montanuniversität Leoben, Austria
"Towards Seashells under Stress: Bioinspired Concepts to Design Tough and Reliable Ceramic Components"

 

Friday, October 27

Department of Geosciences Geochemistry Forum
341 Deike Building @ 3:30 PM
Julie Cosmidis, Professor, Department of Geosciences, Penn State University
"Microbial formation of phosphate minerals: how does it work, and can it save the world?"

 

 

 

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