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Brown Presents at UNESCO

Dr. Casey Brown

Professor Casey Brown, director of the Hydrosystems Research Group, presented an invited talk at the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) in Paris on June 15th.  The occasion was the 12th Kovacs Colloquium on Water Related Sustainable Development Goals Implementation. 

Engineering Alums Come Home to Massachusetts for Biennial Conference

Scot Chisholm

Scot Chisholm

From June 14 to 16, Mechanical and Industrial Engineering (MIE) Department alums Scot Chisholm ’04 and Pat Walsh ’03 hosted a biennial three-day conference called “The Collaborative” for nonprofits and businesses doing world-changing socially innovative work. Chisholm and Walsh are the co-founders of Classy, a San Diego company that provides online fundraising technology to nonprofits and other “social enterprises.” The event was held at Cruiseport in the Boston Seaport district. See Boston Globe article.

DeGroot Organizes Workshop on Sustainable Adaptive Gradients in the Coastal Environment

Dr. Don DeGroot

Professor DeGroot is traveling to Boston, MA where he and his co-PIs on the US National Science Foundation Research Coordination Network Project (RCN) "Sustainable Adaptive Gradients in the Coastal Environment (SAGE): Reconceptualizing the Role of Infrastructure in Resilience" are organizing a two day workshop that is bringing together a network of U.S., and Caribbean engineers, geoscientists, ecologists, social scientists, planners and policy makers.

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