Program for Fall 2018

Abstracts will usually be available a week before the seminar.

Seminar streams and feedback will now only be available via Sakai (note on gaining access).

September 5, 2018 - Dr. Jamie Bartram; Holzworth Distinguished Professor; Director of the Water Institute
Focus area: Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene
Introduction by Karen Setty; PhD Student, ESE

September 12, 2018 - Lisa Smeester
; PhD Student, ESE
"Inorganic arsenic and immune dysfunction: a cross-sectional study of children in Mexico"
Focus area: Environmental Toxicology
Introduction by Dr. Rebecca Fry, Associate Chair for Strategic Initiatives, Angle Distinguished Professor, ESE; Director, Institute for Environmental Health Solutions

September 19, 2018 - Yang Ou; PhD Student, ESE
"Electricity bill or medical bill? - Exploring the health impacts of future US energy system choices"
Focus area: Energy, Air Quality, and Health
Introduction by Dr. Jason West; Professor, ESE

September 26, 2018 - Kirsten Studer; PhD Student, ESE
"Troubled Waters: How can wastewater impact drinking water quality?"
Focus area: Water Quality
Introduction by Dr. Howard Weinberg; Professor, ESE

October 3, 2018 - Elizabeth Corteselli; PhD Student, ESE
"A fishy story: Are omega-3s protective against oxidizing air pollutants"
Focus area: Environmental Toxicology
Introduction by Dr. James Samet; Adjunct Professor, ESE; Senior Principal Investigator Scientist, US EPA

October 10, 2018 - Pengcheng Tu; PhD Student, ESE
"Bugs in your gut: they love berries too"
Focus area: Gut Microbiome
Introduction by: Dr. Kun Lu; Assistant Professor, ESE

October 24, 2018 - Daniel Costa; Adjunct Professor, ESE; Retired, National Research Program Director for Air, Climate and Energy Research Program, US EPA
"Air Science, Policy and Politics: Finding Clarity through Alchemy"
Focus area: Atmospheric Science
Introduction by Dr. Barbara Turpin; Professor and Chair, ESE

October 31, 2018 - Dr. Simona Denaro; Postdoctoral Researcher, Center on Financial Risk in Environmental Systems
"Integrated Financial Strategies to Manage Complex Natural Systems"
Focus area: Environmental Economics
Introduction by Dr. Gregory Characklis; Philip C. Singer Distinguished Professor, ESE; Director, CFRES

ESE Distinguished Alumni Award Seminar

November 7, 2018 - Dr. Kellogg Schwab
; Professor, Johns Hopkins; Director, JHU Water Institute and JHU Center for Water and Health
"Water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) in the era of environmental stressors: US water reuse and international assessments of WASH"
Focus area: Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene
Introduction by Dr. Barbara Turpin; Professor and Chair, ESE

*Sakai access
Contact Robin Whitley with either:

The site appears under the Fall 2017 heading but is continuously open.