This Week Seminar Listings

April 24 to April 28, 2017

Monday, April 24
Department of Meteorology Colloquia
112 Walker Building @ 3:30 PM
Jim Steenburgh, Utah State University
“Mesoscale Forcing Lake Effect Precipitation Over Lake Ontario and its enhancement Over the tug Hill Plateau"

2017 Spring Ecology Seminar
106 Forest Resources Building @ 4:00 PM
Ray Huey, University of Washington
“Thermal Sensitivity of Ectotherms in a Warming World”

Tuesday, April 25
Ken Reeves Memorial Weather Briefing
Joel Meyers Weather Center, 6th Floor Walker Building @ 1:30 PM
Rich Grumm, National Weather Service, State College

Department of Geosciences Colloquium
22 Deike Building @ 4:00 PM 
Jennifer Macalady,Department of Geosciences, Penn State University
“Oxygen and Cyanobacteria in the Proterozoic”

 Wednesday, April 26
Energy and Environmental Economics and Policy Seminar
157 Hosler Building @ 12:00 PM
Shelly Ver Ploeg, United States Department of Agriculture, Economic Research Service
“Using the National Household Food Acquisition and Purchase Survey (FoodAPS) to Understand Food Store Access and Food Choices”

Penn State Institutes of Energy and the Environment Webinar – PSIEE
Webinar @ 12:00 PM:
John Rogers, President, Keystone Conservation Trust
“The Economic Value of Protecting, Restoring and Expanding Nature’s Financial Benefits”

Thursday, April 27
Nelson W. Taylor, Lecture in Materials – ‘Additive Manufacturing and 3D Printing’
HUB-Robeson Center Auditorium @ 8:30 AM

Allison Beese, Materials Science and Engineering, Penn State University - 8:40 AM
“Mechanics of Additively Manufactured Metallic Materials"

Michael Hickner, Materials Science and Engineering, Penn State University – 9:25 AM
“3D Printing of Functional Micro-Patterned Membranes for Water and Energy Applications”

Reginald Hamilton, Materials Science and Engineering, Penn State University – 10:10 AM
“Additive Manufacturing as a Novel Fabrication Technology for NiTi Shape Memory Alloys”

KeyNote Speaker – 11:00 AM - Jennifer Lewis, School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, Harvard University
“Printing Soft Matter in Three Dimensions”

Dutton e-Education Institute
301 Steidle Building @ 12:00 PM
“Food for Thought: What do EMS Faculty Like Best About Canvas?”

Center for Climate Risk Management - CLIMA
117 Earth-Engineering Science Building @ 2:00 PM
Jorge Urrego-Blanco, Los Alamos National Laboratory
"Studies of Ocean and Sea Ice Processes, and Uncertainty Quantification in Numerical Models of the Earth Climate System"

Friday, April 28
Geochemistry Forum
25 Deike Building @ 3:30 PM
Chris House, Geosciences and PA Space Grant Consortium, Penn State University
“Title to be Announced”

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