ESE Seminars Fall 2013

Date
Speaker
Title (click for abstract)
Area
Time/Location
Seminar Type
AUGUST
28
Pete Kolsky
Faculty, ESE
Closely-Watched Drains:  Frequent Flooding in Indian Slums, and What Can be Done About It .pdf
Creative Engineering
12:00 pm
BCBS Auditorium
(MHRC 0001)
ENVR400
 
28
Staci L. Massey Simonich
Faculty, OSU
What Goes Around Comes Around:  Chasing Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons from the Beijing Olympics to the Western U.S..pdf
Environmental Chemistry 
3:00 pm 
McGavran-Greenberg 2301
Guest Seminar
SEPTEMBER
4

 

Ken Hudnell
Adjunct Faculty, ESE
The Jordan Lake Controversy: Toxigenic Cyanobacteria, Nutrients, Quiescent Water & a Systems Approach to Restoration .pdf
Engineering and Policy

12:00 pm

BCBS Auditorium
(MHRC 0001)

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11

 

Raquel Azevedo Silva
PhD Candidate, ESE

Global Premature Mortality Due to Outdoor Air Pollution and the Contribution of Climate Change .pdf

Air Quality, Climate Change and Human Health

12:00 pm

BCBS Auditorium
(MHRC 0001)

ENVR400
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18

 

Nour Abdo PhD Candidate, ESE
 The 1000 Genomes Toxicity Screening Project .pdf

Environmental Toxicology

 

12:00 pm

BCBS Auditorium
(MHRC 0001)

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25 
Sri Budisulistiorini
PhD Candidate, ESE
Trees and Human-made Emissions as Major Sources of Atmospheric Organic Aerosol in Southeastern U.S .pdf
Atmospheric Chemistry
12:00 pm
BCBS Auditorium
(MHRC 0001) 
ENVR400
OCTOBER
 
2
Jeanette Reyes
PhD Candidate, ESE
Two Sources Are Better Than One. Estimating PM2.5 from Observation and Model Outputs .pdf Air Quality Modeling 12:00 pm

BCBS Auditorium
(MHRC 0001) 

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9

 

Ya-Ru Li
PhD Candidate, ESE
Fine Particle Air Pollution in North Carolina: Sources and Effects of the Clean Smokestacks Act .pdf Exposure Assessment

12:00 pm

BCBS Auditorium
(MHRC 0001)

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16
FALL BREAK
23

 

Anne Galyean
PhD Candidate, ESE
Engineered Nanoparticles in Natural Waters: Finding a Needle in a Haystack of Needles

 

Aquatic Chemistry

 

12:00 pm

BCBS Auditorium
(MHRC 0001)

ENVR400
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30

 

Yvonne Yuen
PhD Candidate, ESE
New and Improved Methods to Detect Fecal Indicator Viruses for Beach Water Quality Monitoring (.pdf)

 

Recreational Microbial Water Quality

12:00 pm

BCBS Auditorium
(MHRC 0001)

ENVR400
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NOVEMBER
1
Associate Director for Environmental Microbiology, CDC
Microbial Forensics: The Nexus of Public Health and Law Enforcement
Environmental Microbiology
2:00 pm
BCBS Auditorium
(MHRC 0001)
2013 
ESE Distinguished Alumnus Award Seminar
6

 

Amanda Dye
PhD Candidate, ESE
Going with the Flow: Lattice Boltzmann Modeling of Multiphase Flow in Porous Medium Systems .pdf Environmental Modeling

12:00 pm

BCBS Auditorium
(MHRC 0001)

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Other Seminars of Interest at:
UNC:

  • UNC Applied Mathematics Seminars
  • UNC Carolina Center for Genome Sciences
  • UNC Carolina Environmental Program (CEP) Events
  • UNC Center for Environmental Health and Susceptibility Events
  • UNC Curriculum in Ecology
  • UNC Curriculum in Toxicology Weekly Seminar Series
  • UNC Department of Chemistry
  • UNC Marine Sciences Seminar Series
  • Speakers at Carolina

NCSU:

  • Seminars in the Civil Engineering Department
  • Water Resources and Environmental Engineering

DUKE:

  • Pratt School of Engineering, Civil and Environmental Seminars
  • Duke Center for Environmental Solutions – Seminar Series on Environmental Institutions
  • Duke University – Events Calendar

ORGANIZATIONS:

  • NIEHS Distinguished Lecture Series
  • Water Resources Research Institute (WRRI) Seminar Series