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2017-2018 Seminar Series

CUERE seminars are held in TRC 206 at 2 PM.

September 8, 2017
Dr. David Werner
School of Engineering
Newcastle University, UK
“Using heat transfer measurements to assess mass transfer of hydrophobic organic contaminants in sediments”

September 15, 2017
Environmental Engineering Research at UMBC, Part 1
UMBC Environmental Engineering Faculty: Drs. Hennigan, Ghosh, Welty

September 22, 2017
Environmental Engineering Research at UMBC, Part 2
UMBC Environmental Engineering Faculty: Drs. Blaney, Schwartz, Reed

September 29, 2017
Dr. Yu Zhang
“Ensemble Hydrologic Prediction, Motivation, Basic Mechanisms and  Recent Developments”
Dept. of Civil Engineering
Univ. of Texas at Arlington

October 6, 2017
Dr. Allen Gellis
US Geological Survey, MD/DE/DC Water Science Center
“The importance of understanding sediment sources to improve the health of our streams”

October 13, 2017
Dr. Arash Massoudieh
“A flexible framework for process-based hydraulic and water quality modeling of Best Management Practices”
Civil Engineering Department
The Catholic University of America

October 27, 2017
Dr. Andrew Miller
Sediment, dams and public policy in the Chesapeake Bay watershed”
UMBC

November 3, 2017
No seminar

November 10, 2017
No seminar

November 17, 2017
Dr. Mohammad Heidarinejad
“Towards practical optimization of building energy systems in the built environment”
Department of Mechanical Engineering and
Cluster for Sustainability in the Built Environment

University of Maryland, College Park

December  1, 2017
Dr. Masoud Negahban-Azar
“Moving toward safe and sustainable use of recycled water for crop irrigation: Barriers and opportunities”
Department of Environmental Science and Technology and
Cluster for Sustainability in the Built Environment
University of Maryland, College Park

December  8, 2017
Tom Schueler
“The Impervious Cover Model Revisited (Again)”
Chesapeake Stormwater Network
Ellicott City, MD

February 2, 2018
Dr. Christine Hawn
Dept. of Geography and Environmental Systems, UMBC
“If spiders could talk: Using spiders as bioindicators of habitat quality”

February 9, 2018
John T. Kemper
CUERE, UMBC
“Spatial and temporal patterns of suspended sediment concentration and yield in nested urban watersheds”

February 16, 2018
Seth Brown
Storm and Stream Solutions, LLC
“To Green or not to Green: Modeling Incentive-Based Programs for Green Infrastructure Investment on Private Properties”

February 23, 2018
Dr. Erle Ellis
UMBC
“Evolving the Anthropocene: Why Humans Are Transforming Earth”

March 2, 2018
Dr. Tijana Jovanovic
SESYNC
Urban stormwater network: heterogeneity, connectivity and scaling”

April 13, 2018
Dr. Behzad Nazari
University of Texas at Arlington
Toward real-time high-resolution flood forecasting for large urban areas: a case study in the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex”

April 20, 2018
Dr. Leonard Shabman
Resources for the Future
“The National Flood Insurance Program: Fallacies and Realities”

May 4, 2018
Dr. Mark Southerland, Gwendolyn Sivirichi, and Emma Noonan
AKRF
“Using Maryland Biological Stream Survey data to evaluate the success of protection and restoration efforts”

May 11, 2018
Dr. Alan Berkowitz, Cary Institute of Ecosystem Studies
“Teaching and Learning in and about the Baltimore Urban Ecosystem”