FALL 2008 SEMINAR SERIES

The Water Resources and Environmental Engineering (WREE) seminars include presentations and lectures by our faculty, visiting scholars and engineers from other institutions, faculty and scientists from other departments at NCSU, as well as our graduate students. While all graduate students in the WREE program are required to attend, all others are welcome!

The seminars will be held at 4pm, in Mann Hall room 323, unless otherwise noted.

Monday August 25th

Kickoff/introductory meeting led by Dr. de los Reyes.

Monday September 1st

No seminar (Labor Day Holiday)

Monday September 8th

Lauren Wellborn, Dept. of Civil Construction and Environmental Engineering, NC State University
40lb Portable Lab: Adventures Involving Philippino Groundwater.

Monday September 15th

No seminar (departmental faculty meeting)

Monday September 22nd

Jeffrey Hanson, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Field Research Facility
Advancements in Coastal Storm Surge Modeling.

Monday September 29th

Rick Luettich, Institute of Marine Sciences, UNC Chapel Hill
High Resolution Hurricane Storm Surge and Inundation Modeling along the North Carolina and Gulf Coasts.

Monday October 6th

Brian White, Dept. of Marine Sciences, UNC Chapel Hill
Horizontal exchange processes in shallow channels with fringing Vegetation.

Monday October 13th

Joe DeCarolis, Dept. of Civil Construction and Environmental Engineering, NC State University
Using energy models to chart a path towards sustainability.

Monday October 20th

James Bowen, Dept. of Civil and Environmental Engineering, UNC Charlotte
Using Turbulence Model Results to Quantify Oxygen Reaeration in an Estuary Dissolved Oxygen Model.

Monday October 27th

Bernine Khan, EPA
Release of Arsenic to the Environment from CCA-Treated Wood: Leaching and Speciation during Service and Disposal.

Monday November 3rd

Nancy White, UNC Coastal Studies Institute
Fecal Coliform Export from Four Coastal North Carolina Areas.

Friday November 7, 1:30pm

Helen Nguyen, Dept. of Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Adsorption Kinetics of Cryprosporidium Parvum oocysts to Natural Organic Matter: Microscopic Evidence for Secondary Minimum Deposition.

Monday November 17th

Ruoying He, Dept. of Marine, Earth, and Atmospheric Sciences, NC State University
TBA

Monday November 24th

Hyung-Wook Choi, Dept. of Civil Construction and Environmental Engineering, NC State University
Real-World Measurement of Fuel Use and Emissions for a Plug-in Hybrid Diesel School Bus.

Monday December 1st

No seminar (Dead Week)




Please send your announcements, contributions and comments/suggestions about the seminar series to jie_yu@ncsu.edu