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Seminar Series

Spring 2018

Environmental Engineering Seminars

Unless listed otherwise, all Environmental Engineering seminars are on Tuesdays from 3:00-4:00pm, in Nelson Auditorium, 112 Anderson Hall, Tufts University, Medford campus.

February 6, 2018 "If the water cycle is changing, how would we know?: The role of quantitative indicators in assessing hydrologic variation and change"

Peter Weiskel
United States Geological Survey
February 13, 2018 "Projections of Regional Climate Change: Examples from Africa and Asia"

Dr. Elfatih Eltahir
February 20, 2018 "Informing green infrastructure decision-making using multi-objective optimization"

Amy Piscopo
United States Environmental Protection Agency
February 27, 2018 "Groundwater as a Buffer to Climatic Change: Dynamic Subsurface Storage of Glaciated Landscapes"

David Boutt
UMASS Amherst
March 6, 2018 "BP Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill: What happened and where did the Macondo oil go?"

Stephen D. Emsbo-Mattingly
NewFields Environmental Forensics Practice, LLC
March 9, 2018 Department-wide seminar: The Field of Peace Engineering

Joseph Hughes
Drexel University
March 27, 2018 "Biogeochemical processing of selenium oxyanions: New insights revealed by stable oxygen isotope tracing"

Philip Larese-Casanova
Northeastern University
April 3, 2018 "An Engineer's Primer on Small Dam Removal: A River Runs Through It"

Michael R. Chelminski
Stantec Consulting Services, Inc.
April 10, 2018 "Streamflow Prediction in Ungaged Basins – From Academia to Industry"

Keith Sawicz
AIR Worldwide
April 17, 2018 From Science to Decisions: The Practice of Risk Assessment for Public Health Protection

Tina Bahadori
United States Environmental Protection Agency
April 24, 2018 TBD

CEE 291 Student presentations
Tufts University


Civil Engineering Seminars

Unless listed otherwise, all Civil Engineering seminars are on Fridays in Nelson Auditorium, 112 Anderson Hall, Tufts University, Medford campus.

January 26, 2018
Recent Advances in Soil Liquefaction Engineering: Geotechnical Earthquake Engineering Applications

Juan M. Pestana
Geosyntec Consultants, Inc.
February 2, 2018
Changes in permeability caused by oscillatory stresses

Jean Elkhoury
Schlumberger-Doll Research (SDR)
February 9, 2018
Future of Energy: Criticality of Global Systems & Resource Efficiency

Shaffiq Jaffer
VP Corporate Science and Technology Projects, TOTAL SA
February 16, 2018
Design and construction of harbor siphons tunnel across New York Harbor: Brooklyn to Staten Island

Michael S. Schultz
CDM Smith
February 23, 2018
Design and Performance of Earth Support Systems in South Boston Seaport Area

Wystan Carswell
Haley & Aldritch, Inc.