Seminar List

See the Berkeley Calendar for a full list of program events.

Environmental Engineering seminars are on Fridays, 12-1pm, in 534 Davis Hall.  Coffee and cookies are served. Please bring your own coffee cup. 

Seminar Series Spring 2019

January 25 Dr. Laurel Larsen
Professor, Department of Geography, UC Berkeley
The role of groundwater in regulating water quality and coho salmon persistence in summer-dry coastal California

February 1 Dr. Paolo D'Ordorico
Professor, Department of Environmental Science, Policy and Management, UC Berkeley
The Global Food-Energy-Water Nexus: Can the global water resources meet the food and energy needs of humanity?

February 8 Dr. Kristina Hill
Associate professor, Department of Landscape Architecture & Environmental Planning and Urban Design, UC Berkeley
Adapting to climate change: Generating new science-based design typologies

February 15 Dr. Morgan Gilhuly
Environmental attorney at Barg Coffin
The key legal concepts that engineers face in environmental site remediation

February 22 Dr. Mathis Wachernagel
Founder and President of Global Footprint Network
Colluding in the Ecological Ponzi Scheme

March 1 James Gregory and Dr. Dane Behrens
Fluvial Engineer (Gregory), Coastal Engineer and Hydrologist (Dr. Behrens), Environmental Science Associates

Applying Downscaled Climate Models to Inform Restoration and Climate Change Adaptation in California

March 8 Dr. Maureen Njoki Kinyua
Assistant Professor, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, UC Davis

Carbon capture and redirection for enhanced wastewater treatment

March 15 Dr. Eberhard Morgenroth
Professor, Process Engineer in Urban Water Management, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zürich and Aquatic Science and Technology

Opportunities for greywater reuse at different scales​​​​​​​

March 22 Industry Alumni Panel
Environmental Engineering Alumni

March 29 Spring Break

April 5 Erica Fuhemeister and Jean van Buren
PhD candidate, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, UC Berkeley

Household Reservoirs of Enteric Pathogens in Rural Bangladesh

April 12 Dr. Christine Beier
Assistant Adjunct Professor, Department of Linguistics, UC Berkeley

Problems, problem-solvers, and local impacts: A view from Peruvian Amazonia​​​​​​​

April 19 Kathleen Kirsch
MS student, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, UC Berkeley

Scaling the Landfill: Policy Solutions for Waste Reduction in California​​​​​​​

April 26 Dr. Arlene Blum
Executive Director of the Green Science Policy Institute Berkeley
Title TBA

May 3 Dr. Tom Kirchstetter
Associate Adjunct Professor, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, UC Berkeley
Title TBA