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Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering

Civil and Environmental Engineering Seminars

Fall 2020

The Civil and Environmental Engineering Seminar Series is an excellent opportunity to learn about exciting projects in the field. Seminars include research and practical topics and are given by alumni, professionals, and academics working in the fields of civil and environmental engineering.

Unless listed otherwise, all Civil and Environmental Engineering seminars will be held virtually on Fridays from 12-1pm. Please register using the Zoom link provided for each event.

September 25, 2020
Imperatives for Innovation to address Climate Change: Perspectives from a Breakthrough Energy Ventures Investor
Libby Wayman - Breakthrough Energy Ventures

October 2, 2020
MassCEC’s Focus Areas and Key Innovation Needs for Decarbonization
Ariel Horowitz - Massachusetts Clean Energy Center

October 9, 2020
Risk and Reward: An Engineer's View from Inside the Insurance Industry
Roger Grenier - Air Worldwide

October 16, 2020
Keeping Pace with a Constantly Moving Target: Launching a Course on COVID-19
David Gute - Tufts University
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October 23, 2020
Geotechnical Engineering in Action – Career Perspectives on Geotechnical Engineering and Construction from Recent and Not-So-Recent Graduates
Tufts Civil Engineering Graduates
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October 30, 2020
On the Use of Operations Research Methods for Design of School Districts
Karen Smilowitz - Northwestern University
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November 6, 2020
Please Forget Everything You Ever Learned About Terzaghi Consolidation Theory
David Carrier
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November 13, 2020
Approaches to Modeling Ergodic Seismic Site Response in Central and Eastern North America
Grace Parker - USGS
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November 20, 2020
Case Study - Heavy Manufacturing Building over Soft Marine Clay Profile
Theodore von Rosenvinge IV - GEODesign Inc.
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December 4, 2020
The Imperative for Global Systems Approach to address Energy and Climate Challenges
Shaffiq Jaffer - Total
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