PEI Faculty Seminar: “Sustainable Urban Food Systems and Food Action Planning in the U.S. and India”
Anu Ramaswami, Sanjay Swani ’87 Professor of India Studies and professor of civil and environmental engineering, the Princeton Institute for International and Regional Studies, and the Princeton Environmental Institute, will present “Sustainable Urban Food Systems and Food Action Planning in the U.S. and India” at 12:30 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 3, in Guyot Hall, Room 10.
An expert in urban systems, Ramaswami will describe food action plans cities worldwide are developing to ensure a more equitable, climate-resilient, healthy and sustainable local food system. She will use examples from the United States and India to highlight emerging urban-systems science that helps identify pathways for achieving these multi-faceted outcomes, as well as uncertainties, challenges and opportunities for transformative action through collaboration between scientists and communities.
Ramaswami is the final speaker in the Fall 2019 PEI Faculty Seminar Series, which is free and open to the public. Additional speakers and dates in this series are:
“The Geometry of Ecosystems in a Changing World”
Corina Tarnita, Associate Professor of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology
“Climatic Influences on Tropical Cyclones and Their Severity”
Gabriel Vecchi, Professor of Geosciences and the Princeton Environmental Institute
“Power from Weakness: Enhancing Lithium-Ion Performance Through Piezoelectrochemical Stress”
Craig Arnold, Professor of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering and Director of the Princeton Institute for the Science and Technology of Materials