2012 EFD Seminars

Fall 2012 Seminars

August 28, 2012
Regional climate modeling of extremes

Dr. Greg Holland
NCAR, the National Center for Atmospheric Research , Head Climate Group

September 4, 2012
Double diffusion and methane in Lake Kivu Interfacing environmental science and engineering

Professor Johny Wuest
EAWAG/EPFL/ETH, Switzerland  

September 11, 2012
Communicating controversial environmental science: reporting on the paradigm shift in conservation biology.

Emma Marris
National Journalist, Nature  

September 18, 2012
Climate Modeling & Downscaling and interactions with Ecosystems

Dr. Ashish Sharma
Post Doctoral Fellow, Notre Dame  

September 25, 2012
Simulations of Thermal Circulation for MATERHORN

Professor Reneta Dimitrova
Geophysical Institute, Bulgaria, and Notre Dame

October 2, 2012
Simulating Impacts of Changes in Climate and Land Use on Water Sustainability and Crop Yields

Professor David Hyndman
Professor of Civil Engineering, Michigan State University 

October 9, 2012
The Gulf of California, their physics and the Salsipuedes Channel

Professor Manuel Figueroa
CICESE, Ensenada, B.C., Mexico

October 23, 2012
Climate Change Adaptation for Nature

Professor Jessica Hellman
Biological Sciences, Notre Dame

October 30, 2012
River-groundwater interactions: Problems, processes, and predictions

Professor Aaron Packman
Civil & Environmental Engineering, Northwestern University

November 6, 2012
Edison Lecture: Homogenization Method for Multiscale Problems in Fluids Engineering

Professor Chiang Mei
Donald and Martha Harleman Professor, NAE, MIT

November 13, 2012
Dispersion in the Atmospheric Boundary Layer: Simulations, Observations, and Models

Dr. Jeff Weil
NCAR, Senior Research Scientist, National Center for Atmospheric Research

November 27, 2012
Research in China: Remote Sensing and Modeling of Atmospheric Environments

Professor Cheng-Gang Wang
Nanjing University of Information Science & Technology/

Dr. MinJuan Mao
Senior Engineer, Zhejiang Institute of Meteorological Science 

December 4, 2012
Life after Geology: Simulating Lava Flows, Cities and Academic Organizations

Professor Jonathan Fink
VP for Research, Portland State University  

Spring 2012 Seminars

January 24, 2012
Climate Change Science and Policy Developments

Dr. Julian Hunt
University of Cambridge

January 31, 2012
Turbulent Transport and Chemistry of Floral Volatiles

Professor Jose Fuentes
Penn State University