Department of Geography & Environmental Engineering

The Johns Hopkins University

M. Gordon Wolman Seminar Series

Spring 2014

 

The seminar always starts at 3.00 pm in Ames Hall Room 234 unless noted otherwise.  For disability information, contact Ms. Denise Nowlin (dnowlin@jhu.edu).

 

January 28

Prof. Brian McGlynn, Duke University

            Moving from Field Observations of Catchment Storage and Hydrologic Connectivity to New Modeling Conceptualizations

            Host: Ciaran Harman

 

February 4

Prof. William Cooper, National Science Foundation

Recent Studies of NOM Excited States in the Photochemical (Sunlight) Fate of Organic Compounds and Application in the Design and Optimization of Constructed Wetlands

            Host: Bill Ball

 

February 11 (jointly hosted with the Global Water Program)

Mr. Andy Karp, USA Chapter of the Inter-American Association of Sanitary & Environmental Engineering

            How Access to Drinking Water and Sanitation Affects the Health of Communities in Developing Countries

            Host: Bill Ball

 

February 18

Dr. Marc Weiss, Global Urban Development

            Sustainable Innovation, Metropolitan Economic Strategy, and Inclusive Prosperity in Brazil

            Host: Erica Schoenberger

 

February 25

TBA

            TBA

 

March 4

Ms. Anna Palazij, PepsiCo

            TBA

Host: Ben Hobbs

 

March 11

Prof. Robert Beauchamp, University of Maryland University College

            Global Climate Change – An Update

Host: Hedy Alavi

 

March 25

Dr. Ariel Grostern, American Association for the Advancement of Science

            Microorganisms for Managing Environmental Quality: Bioremediation and Beyond

            Host: Ed Bouwer

 

April 1           

Dr. Antoinette M.G.A. WinklerPrins, Environmental Studies in the Advanced Academic Programs, Johns Hopkins University

            Anthropogenic Soils of the Amazon Basin

            Host: John Boland

 

April 8

            Prof. Chin-Pao Huang, University of Delaware

            Some Examples on the Implication and Application Aspects of Environmental Nanotechnology

Host: Kai Loon Chen

 

April 10 (Special Seminar, Ames 234, 12 pm)

            Dr. Jason Flowers, University of Washington

Developing a Systems Biology Understanding of the Ecological and Evolutionary Forces Shaping Microbial Community Structure and Function

Host: Ed Bouwer

 

April 15

Dr. Sebastian Behrens, University Tübingen, Germany

            Molecular Microbial Ecology for Bioremediation and Sustainable Agriculture

Host: Ed Bouwer

 

April 21 (Special Seminar, Ames 234, 3 pm)

            Karen Dannemiller, Yale University

Linking the Indoor Microbiome to Human Health Outcomes

Host: Ed Bouwer

 

April 22

            Joseph Lieberman Lecture

Dr. George Apostolakis, U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission

            Licensing and Oversight of Nuclear Power Plants

 

April 29

Dr. Sarah Preheim, MIT

Biogeochemical Model Describes Feedback between Environment and Bacterial Community Structure

Host: Ed Bouwer

 

Next Semester:

 

Fall 2014

 

Former Seminars:

 

Fall 2013

Spring 2013

Fall 2012

Spring 2012

Fall 2011

Spring 2011

Fall 2010

2003–2010