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PEI announces ChESS Series on environmental science

Publish Date: 
Friday, February 9, 2018 - 11:00am

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The Princeton Environmental Institute, in cooperation with campus partners, has established the Challenges in Environmental Sciences Seminar (ChESS) Series. Beginning Feb. 15, the ChESS Series will feature leading scientists from around the United States and the world discussing current issues and challenges in the environmental sciences.

ChESS lectures are free to the public. Check back here for updates!

Upcoming ChESS Series lectures

Friday, April 27: "Emergent Mechanics and Origins of Behavior in Simple Non-Neuronal Systems"
Manu Prakash, Assistant Professor of Bioengineering, Stanford University
Maeder Hall, Andlinger Center for Energy and the Environment | 4 p.m.
A Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Seminar

Monday, May 7: "TBD"
Daniel Kammen, Class of 1935 Distinguished Professor of Energy, University of California, Berkeley
Guyot Hall, Room 10 | 4 p.m.

Past ChESS Series lectures

Thursday, Feb. 15: "Resolving Host-Microbe Conflict"
Toby Kiers, University Research Chair, University of Amsterdam
Guyot Hall, Room 10 | 12:30 p.m.
This event is part of the EEB 522 Seminar Series
Video of talk now available here!

Monday, Feb. 19: "Governance of Shared Resources in the Face of Global Change"
Marty Anderies, Senior Sustainability Scientist, University of Arizona
Wallace Hall, Room 300 | noon
This event is part of the STEP David Bradford Seminar Series
Video of talk now available here!

Thursday, Feb. 22: "From Planetary Boundaries to Ecosystem Services: Guiding Development on a Changing Planet"
Elena Bennett, Associate Professor, McGill University School of Environment
Guyot Hall, Room 10 | 12:30 p.m.
This event is part of the EEB 522 Seminar Series
Video of talk now available here!

Thursday, March 1: "A Universal Scaling Law for Gas Transfer Velocities Across Complex Interfaces"
Gabriel Katul, Professor of Hydrology and Micrometeorology, Duke University
Maeder Hall, Andlinger Center for Energy and the Environment | 4:30 p.m.
A Civil and Environmental Engineering Seminar
Video of talk now available here!

Monday, March 26: "Coastal Risks in an Age of Sea-Level Rise"
Bob Kopp, Director of the Institute of Earth, Ocean and Atmospheric Sciences, Rutgers University
Wallace Hall, Room 300 | noon
This event is part of the STEP David Bradford Seminar Series

Wednesday, April 18: "PEI Special Lecture: Hydromechanical Instabilities and Pattern Formation in Geoscience"
Ruben Juanes, Director of Henry L. Pierce Laboratory for Infrastructure Science and Engineering, MIT
Guyot Hall, Room 10 | 4:30 p.m.
Video of talk now available here!

Posted by: 
Morgan Kelly