Seminars


Spring 2022 Schedule

Seminars will be presented virtually from 4:00-5:00 pm via Zoom. See flyer for Zoom meeting ID.

January 28, 2022

Exploring Geosciences with AEM Using Open Source, Nearly Exact Solutions

Dr. David Steward, North Dakota State University

seminar co-hosted by the Institute for Water Research, Sustainability and Policy (IWRSP)

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February 4, 2022

Advanced Water Purification and Groundwater Recharge at the Orange County Water District in Southern California

Dr. Megan Plumlee, Orange County Water District, California

seminar co-hosted by the Institute for Water Research, Sustainability and Policy (IWRSP)

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February 11, 2022

US National Laboratories: Where Cement, Nuclear Waste, and X-Rays Come Together

Dr. Sarah Saslow, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory

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February 18, 2022

Moving Beyond Resilience by Considering Antifragility in Potable Water Systems

Dr. Joe Goodwill, University of Rhode Island

seminar co-hosted by the Institute for Water Research, Sustainability and Policy (IWRSP)

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February 25, 2022

Biomimetic Ideas for Sustainable Separations

Dr. Manish Kumar, University of Texas Austin

seminar co-hosted by the Institute for Water Research, Sustainability and Policy (IWRSP)

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March 4, 2022

New insights on the Paleoecology and Paleoenvironment of the Proctor Lake Dinosaur Nesting Site

Dr. Thomas L. Adams, The Witte Museum

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March 9, 2022

How Are Geochemical Reactions in Aquifers Connected to Climate Change Mitigation

Dr. Chen Zhu, Indiana University

seminar co-hosted by the Institute for Water Research, Sustainability and Policy (IWRSP) and the Edwards Aquifer Authority

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Location: UTSA Retama Auditorium (SU 2.02.02)

March 11, 2022

Biogeochemistry of Arsenic in Groundwater Flow Systems

Dr. Karen H. Johannesson, University of Massachusetts Boston

seminar co-hosted by the Institute for Water Research, Sustainability and Policy (IWRSP)

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March 25, 2022

H2Oaks Brackish Groundwater Desalination – Operational Challenges and Lessons Learned

Dr. Saqib Shirazi and Mr. Kevin Morrison, San Antonio Water Systems

seminar co-hosted by the Institute for Water Research, Sustainability and Policy (IWRSP)

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Virtual via Webex

April 1, 2022

Biogeochemical Processes and Engineered Surfaces for Sustainable Remediation of Chlorinated Solvent Impacted Sites

Dr. Weile Yan, University of Massachusetts Lowell

seminar co-hosted by the Institute for Water Research, Sustainability and Policy (IWRSP)

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April 8, 2022

As the Lava Flows... A Red-Hot, Multi-Scale, Multi-Phase, Adventure in Three Parts

Dr. Einat Lev, Columbia University

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April 22, 2022

Seminars by Graduate Students

Protik Banerjee – Soil Phosphate Dynamics in a Tall Grass Prairie Ecosystem
Bruce Carlisle – Open Source Remote Sensing for Non State Actors
Ilana Casarez – TBD

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