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“Who measures all the water in Delaware?  An introduction to the Delaware Geological Survey”“Who measures all the water in Delaware?  An introduction to the Delaware Geological Survey”Who-measures-water-Delaware<img alt="" src="/SpeakerSeriesFiles/pics/2017%20Spring/Wunsch_David_0.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" /><p>David R. Wunsch is the Director and State Geologist of the Delaware Geological Survey (DGS).  Dr. Wunsch came to DGS from the National Ground Water Association (NGWA), where he served as the Director of Science and Technology. Wunsch was the State Geologist of New Hampshire from 2000 to 2010. He also served as the President of the Association of American State Geologists (AASG) in 2010, and represents AASG on the Federal Advisory Committee on Water Information (ACWI), and the Subcommittee on Ground Water (SOGW). Wunsch is a founding member of the SOGW, which developed a framework for monitoring the Nation's ground-water resources. As the State Geologist, Dr. Wunsch represents the State of Delaware on the Delaware River Master Advisory Committee per a 1954 U.S. Supreme Court Decree. The Advisory Committee oversees the administration of water management and diversions for New York City's reservoirs within the Delaware River Watershed, which provides the water supply for over 15 million people.​</p>2017-02-20T05:00:00Z<p>​The series is co-sponsored by The Interdisciplinary Science Learning Laboratories and The Community Engagement Initiative.​</p>
“Introduction to the Citizen Monitoring Program – Protecting Delaware’s Water Quality”“Introduction to the Citizen Monitoring Program – Protecting Delaware’s Water Quality”citizen-monitoring-program<img alt="" src="/SpeakerSeriesFiles/pics/2017%20Spring/whereat.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" /><p>​Edward Whereat is the Program Coordinator for the UD Citizen Monitoring Program, a volunteer water quality monitoring program that is managed by the DE Sea Grant Marine Advisory Service and housed at the College of Earth, Ocean and Environment campus in Lewes. The program was formed in 1991 to support a new National Estuary Program, the DE Center for the Inland Bays. We expanded coverage to the Broadkill River watershed in 2005. The program is supported by the DE Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control using state and EPA funding.​</p>2017-02-20T05:00:00Z
"The Center for Women’s Emotional Wellness: Addressing the mental health needs of the perinatal population""The Center for Women’s Emotional Wellness: Addressing the mental health needs of the perinatal population"<img alt="" src="/SpeakerSeriesFiles/pics/2017%20Spring/325.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" /><p>​Malina Spirito, PsyD., MEd., is a licensed psychologist at the Christiana Care Center for Women’s Emotional Wellness, specializing in support for women before, during, and after pregnancy. Dr. Spirito provides consultations, assessments, and treatment to women and their families regarding perinatal mood and anxiety disorders. Dr. Spirito is involved in ongoing program development for the Center for Women’s Emotional Wellness and provides professional education and consultation to other health professionals and the public. She has provided multiple presentations on the unique program model at Center for Women’s Emotional Wellness and the value of this model in addressing the needs of the perinatal population.</p><p><span style="line-height:1.6;">​​​Dr. Spirito completed her undergraduate at Rutgers University, and earned her doctoral degree in clinical psychology from the Institute for Graduate Clinical Psychology at Widener University. Her dissertation focused on expanding prenatal care to include relationship enhancement components for first-time expectant couples. Dr. Spirito also earned a master of education degree in human sexuality from Widener University. Dr. Spirito has completed Postpartum Support International’s Components of Care, a nationally recognized, evidence based approach to working with perinatal mood disorders. In addition, Dr. Spirito has advanced training in Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, and Trauma and Grief Component Therapy for adolescents.</span></p><p>Prior to joining the Center for Women’s Emotional Wellness, Dr. Spirito served as the Clinical Director at Supporting Kidds, the Center for Grieving Children and Their Families, where she was responsible for overseeing all clinical and support programming.</p><p><span style="line-height:1.6;">Dr. Spirito is an active member of the Executive Council of the Delaware Psychological Association and</span><span style="line-height:1.6;"> </span><span style="line-height:1.6;">serves as the state chair for the Public Education Campaign</span><span style="line-height:1.6;"> </span><span style="line-height:1.6;">at</span><span style="line-height:1.6;"> </span><span style="line-height:1.6;">the American Psychological Association.</span><span style="line-height:1.6;">​</span></p><p> </p>2017-02-27T05:00:00Z<p>​Center-Women’s-Emotional-Wellness</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>The series is co-sponsored by The Interdisciplinary Science Learning Laboratories and The Community Engagement Initiative. ​</p>
"Identity management in rural communities: Engaging women in mental health treatment""Identity management in rural communities: Engaging women in mental health treatment"Identity-management-rural-communities<img alt="" src="/SpeakerSeriesFiles/pics/2017%20Spring/Emily%20Hauenstein.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" /><p><span style="line-height:1.6;">Emily J. Hauenstein, PhD, LCP, MSN, FAAN is a Professor and Unidel Katherine L. Esterly Chair in Health Sciences, and Senior Associate Dean for Nursing and Healthcare Innovation. An established, NIH funded investigator, she has conducted community-based participatory mixed method intervention research studies examining home-based mental health services delivery for depressed and vulnerable populations and secondary data studies examining gender, racial, and geographic mental health treatment inequities observed in both primary and specialty care treatment sectors. Collectively her studies have contributed to the scientific discourse concerning the design and cost-effectiveness of community and home-based mental health treatment and lend theoretical support to research examining intersecting jeopardies for poor health. </span></p>2017-02-27T05:00:00Z<p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>The series is co-sponsored by The Interdisciplinary Science Learning Laboratories and The Community Engagement Initiative. ​</p>
“Focuses on the causes and consequences of environmental conflicts and how ecological factors can promote peace”“Focuses on the causes and consequences of environmental conflicts and how ecological factors can promote peace”consequences-environmental-conflicts<img alt="" src="/SpeakerSeriesFiles/pics/2017%20Spring/Saleem%20H.%20Ali.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" /><p><span style="line-height:1.6;">Saleem H. Ali is a Pakistani American scholar who is the Blue and Gold Distinguished Professor of Energy and the Environment at the University of Delaware. He has also held the Chair in Sustainable Resources Development at the University of Queensland in Brisbane Australia where he retains affiliation as a Professorial Research Fellow. He is also a Senior Fellow at Columbia University's Center on Sustainable Investment. Previously he was Professor of Environmental Studies at the University of Vermont's Rubenstein School of Natural Resources, and the founding director of the Institute for Environmental Diplomacy and Security as well as a Fellow at the Gund Institute. He is known for his work on environmental conflict resolution, particularly in the extractive industries and was profiled in Forbes magazine in September, 2009 as "The Alchemist." His book "Treasures of the Earth: Need Greed and a Sustainable Future" (Yale University Press, October, 2009) received a cover endorsement by Nobel laureate Muhammad Yunus for providing a " welcome linkage between environmental behavior and poverty alleviation." In May 2010, he was also chosen by National Geographic as an "emerging explorer" with a profile appearing in the June 2010 issue of National Geographic Magazine. In March 2011, he was also selected by the World Economic Forum as a "Young Global Leader."</span></p><p> </p>2017-03-06T05:00:00Z<p>​The series is co-sponsored by The Interdisciplinary Science Learning Laboratories and The Community Engagement Initiative.</p>
“Never Done: A Career in History”“Never Done: A Career in History”Never-Done-Career-History<img alt="" src="/SpeakerSeriesFiles/pics/2017%20Spring/Susan_Strasser.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" /><p>​​<span style="line-height:1.6;">​Susan Strasser is an award-winning historian and a Distinguished Lecturer for the Organization of American Historians.  She has been praised by the </span><em style="line-height:1.6;">New Yorker</em><span style="line-height:1.6;"> for “retrieving what history discards: the taken-for-granted minutiae of everyday life.”  Her books include</span><em style="line-height:1.6;">Never Done: A History of American Housework</em><span style="line-height:1.6;">, </span><em style="line-height:1.6;">Satisfaction Guaranteed: The Making of the American Mass Market</em><span style="line-height:1.6;">, and </span><em style="line-height:1.6;">Waste and Want: A Social History of Trash</em><span style="line-height:1.6;">.  She is Richards Professor Emerita of American History at the University of Delaware.</span></p><p>Her primary current project is <em><a href="http://susanstrasser.net/a-white-historian-reads-black-history/" target="_blank" shape="rect">A White Historian Reads Black History</a>,</em>a series of lectures for religious and community groups.  <a href="http://susanstrasser.net/historical-herbal/" target="_blank" shape="rect"><em>A Historical Herbal </em></a>is her investigation of the history of medicinal plants in American culture.</p>2017-03-06T05:00:00Z<p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p><br></p><p> </p><p>The series is co-sponsored by The Interdisciplinary Science Learning Laboratories and The Community Engagement Initiative.​</p>
“The Artists Next Door: The Wyeths - Collaborations as a Conservator”“The Artists Next Door: The Wyeths - Collaborations as a Conservator”Collaborations-as-a-Conservator<img alt="" src="/SpeakerSeriesFiles/pics/2017%20Spring/Joyce%20Stoner.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" /><p>​<span style="line-height:1.6;">Joyce Hill Stoner has taught for the Winterthur/University of Delaware Program in Art Conservation for 40 years and served as its director for 15 years (1982-1997). She graduated Phi Beta Kappa summa cum laude from the College of William and Mary in 1968. She received her Master’s degree in Art History at the Institute of Fine Arts of New York University (1970), her diploma in conservation at the NYU Conservation Center (1973), and a Ph.D. in Art History (1995, UD). She has been a Visiting Scholar in at the Metropolitan Museum and at the J. Paul Getty Museum.</span></p><p>Both an art historian and a practicing paintings conservator, Stoner has treated paintings for many museums and private collectors and was senior conservator of the team for the five-year project of examination and treatment of Whistler’s Peacock Room at the Freer Gallery of Art in Washington, DC.</p><p>Stoner has authored more than 85 book chapters and articles, and over the last decade has been studying the paintings of the Wyeth family.  In 2006-07 she served as guest curator for <em>Factory Work: Warhol, Wyeth, and Basquiat</em> for the Brandywine River, McNay, and Farnsworth museums.  She curated an exhibition called <em>Wyeth Vertigo </em>in 2013, at the Shelburne Museum in VT that was favorably reviewed in <em>The Boston Globe, The Wall Street Journal, </em> and <em>The Week</em>magazine (which picked <em>Wyeth Vertigo</em> as “Exhibition of the Week”).  Andrew Wyeth painted her portrait in 1999.</p>2017-03-13T04:00:00Z<p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>The series is co-sponsored by The Interdisciplinary Science Learning Laboratories and The Community Engagement Initiative. ​</p>
“The Artists Next Door: The Wyeths - Presentations as an Art Historian”“The Artists Next Door: The Wyeths - Presentations as an Art Historian”Presentations-Art-Historian<img alt="" src="/SpeakerSeriesFiles/pics/2017%20Spring/Amanda%20Burdan.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" /><p>Amanda C. Burdan is associate curator at the Brandywine River Museum of Art. She earned her master's and doctoral degrees at Brown University, and holds an undergraduate degree in art history from the University of Delaware. Prior to coming to Chadds Ford she was the Assistant Curator at the Florence Griswold Museum in Connecticut, and has also worked in the curatorial departments of the Philadelphia Museum of Art and the Rhode Island School of Design Museum of Art. Her recent exhibition <em>Rural Modern: American Art Beyond the City</em> is now on view at the High Museum of Art in Atlanta. ​</p>2017-03-13T04:00:00Z<p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> The series is co-sponsored by The Interdisciplinary Science Learning Laboratories and The Community Engagement Initiative. ​</p>
"Indigenous Artists Against the Anthropocene""Indigenous Artists Against the Anthropocene"Indigenous-Artists-Against-Anthropocene<img alt="" src="/SpeakerSeriesFiles/pics/2017%20Spring/horton.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" /><p><span style="line-height:1.6;">Jessica L. Horton is a scholar of modern and contemporary art, specializing in Native American politics, globalization, and theories of temporality and space. Her courses span contemporary, American, and indigenous art, with a focus on the transnational and transcultural movement of people and objects. Her book, </span><em style="line-height:1.6;">Places to Stand: Native American Modernisms on an Undivided Earth</em><span style="line-height:1.6;"> (forthcoming at Duke University Press), concerns a generation of artists who reformulated modernity as a shared ground in the wake of the American Indian Movement. Her current research includes studies of the unsettling role of Native American objects in U.S. arts diplomacy abroad during the Cold War, the transatlantic circulation of French-text posters hand-painted by Pueblo students in the 1930s, and the intersection of indigenous knowledge and ecocriticism.</span></p><p>She earned an M.A. and Ph.D. in Visual and Cultural Studies at the University of Rochester and a B.A. in Art History and Political Science at the University of California, San Diego. Her research has been supported by a National Endowment for the Humanities/Getty Research Institute Postdoctoral Fellowship, a Smithsonian American Art Museum/National Museum of the American Indian Postdoctoral Fellowship, a Wyeth Fellowship at the Center for Advanced Study in the Visual Arts, National Gallery of Art, a Social Science Research Council International Dissertation Research Fellowship, and a Terra Foundation for American Art Summer Residency in Giverny, among other awards.</p>2017-03-20T04:00:00Z<p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>The series is co-sponsored by The Interdisciplinary Science Learning Laboratories and The Community Engagement Initiative. ​</p>
“Innovations of Benjamin Franklin”“Innovations of Benjamin Franklin”Innovations-Benjamin-Franklin<img alt="" src="/SpeakerSeriesFiles/pics/2017%20Spring/Robert%20stark.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" /><p><span style="line-height:1.6;">Robert Stark has been on the University of Delaware Campus for near 55 years, he periodically teaches a course at UD’s Osher Institute about Benjamin Franklin and is completing a book on his innovations.  </span></p>2017-03-20T04:00:00Z<p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>The series is co-sponsored by The Interdisciplinary Science Learning Laboratories and The Community Engagement Initiative. ​</p>
“Innovations of Benjamin Franklin”“Innovations of Benjamin Franklin”innovation-of-ben-franklin-2<img alt="" src="/SpeakerSeriesFiles/pics/2017%20Spring/Phyllis%20Franklin%20Bierstedt.png" style="BORDER:0px solid;" /><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>Phyllis Franklin Bierstedt, Retired Child Life Specialist at the Nemours Children's Hospital and a Lekotek Leader in charge of a toy library for children with special needs.  A lifelong admirer of Benjamin Franklin and a bilateral relative - descending from his brother, John. </p>2017-03-20T04:00:00Z
“Transforming the treatment of cancer with engineered nanoparticles”“Transforming the treatment of cancer with engineered nanoparticles”treatment-cancer-engineered-nanoparticles<img alt="" src="/SpeakerSeriesFiles/pics/2017%20Spring/Emily_Day.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" /><p><span style="line-height:1.6;">Emily Day obtained her B.S. in Physics with a Minor in Mathematics from the University of Oklahoma in 2006, graduating summa cum laude. Emily received the Carl Albert Award, granted to the top senior in the College of Arts and Sciences based on academics, moral force of character and promise of future service to the state and nation. In 2006, Emily moved to Rice University, where she joined the laboratory of Jennifer West. There, her research focused on developing nanoparticle-based photothermal therapy for the treatment of glioblastoma multiforme, which is the most aggressive and lethal form of primary brain tumor. During her time at Rice University, Emily received a National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship, a Rice President’s Graduate Fellowship, and was also named a Howard Hughes Medical Institute Med-Into-Grad Fellow. Upon completing her Ph.D. in 2011, Emily was awarded an International Institute for Nanotechnology postdoctoral fellowship and joined the laboratory of Chad Mirkin at Northwestern University, where her research focused on developing small interfering RNA-gold nanoparticles conjugates known as spherical nucleic acids to treat glioblastoma multiforme through gene regulation. Emily also received a National Institutes of Health F32 Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award postdoctoral fellowship during her time at Northwestern University. Emily joined the faculty in the Department of Biomedical Engineering at the University of Delaware in 2013. Her research builds upon the theme of engineering nanoscale materials for management of disease developed during her graduate and postdoctoral work.</span></p>2017-04-10T04:00:00Z<p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>The series is co-sponsored by The Interdisciplinary Science Learning Laboratories and The Community Engagement Initiative. ​</p>
"Ethical Issues in Nanoscience and Nanotechnology" "Ethical Issues in Nanoscience and Nanotechnology"Ethical-Issues-Nanoscience-Nanotechnology<img alt="" src="/SpeakerSeriesFiles/pics/2017%20Spring/Thomas_Powers.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" /><p>​Tom Powers, Professor of Philosophy and Public Policy and Administration, is a specialist in scientific ethics, with specific interests in the ethics of emerging technologies, the environment, nanotechnology and research. He directs UD's Center for Science, Ethics and Public Policy. He is conversational in biomedical ethics and ethics related to computers and information technology. He is the Co-editor of the Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy for “Ethics and Information Technology.” Recent articles of his have appeared in such diverse places as the Journal of Nano Education, Topoi: An International Review of Philosophy, Machine Ethics, IEEE Robotics and Automation, and, Philosophy Now. Has also conducted extensive research on the work of German philosopher Immanuel Kant. ​</p>2017-04-10T04:00:00Z
“Neolithic revolution and end with the Green revolution 2.0, raising fundamental questions about how we feed the 10 billion by year 2050”“Neolithic revolution and end with the Green revolution 2.0, raising fundamental questions about how we feed the 10 billion by year 2050”Neolithic-revolution-Green-revolution<img alt="" src="/SpeakerSeriesFiles/pics/2017%20Spring/mark%20rieger.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" /><p><span style="line-height:1.6;">Mark Rieger is the Dean of the University of Delaware’s College of Agriculture and Natural Resources and has served as associate dean and professor in the University of Florida’s College of Agricultural and Life Sciences since 2006 and was interim dean in 2010-11.</span></p><p>As associate dean, Rieger had major responsibilities in graduate programs, distance education, statewide degree completion programs, the honors program and international education.</p><p>Prior to joining the University of Florida faculty, he was a professor in the University of Georgia’s Department of Horticulture from 1999-2006. He joined the University of Georgia faculty as an assistant professor in 1987 and was promoted to associate professor in 1993 and professor in 1999.</p><p>Rieger received a bachelor’s degree in horticulture in 1982 from the Pennsylvania State University, a master’s degree in horticulture in 1984 from the University of Georgia and a doctorate in horticultural sciences in 1987 from the University of Florida.</p>2017-04-17T04:00:00Z<p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>The series is co-sponsored by The Interdisciplinary Science Learning Laboratories and The Community Engagement Initiative. ​</p>
“Accessing affordable nutritious food in America: the intersection of public policy, marketing, hunger and obesity”“Accessing affordable nutritious food in America: the intersection of public policy, marketing, hunger and obesity”Accessing-affordable-nutritious-food <img alt="" src="/SpeakerSeriesFiles/pics/2017%20Spring/Allison%20Karpyn.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" /><p> Allison Karpyn is Senior Associate Director of the University of Delaware at the Center for Research in Education and Social Policy (CRESP) and Associate Professor in the Department of the Human Development and Family Studies at the University Delaware. Dr. Karpyn, in her 18 years of practice, has published widely in journals including Pediatrics, Preventive Medicine and Health Affairs on program evaluation methods, topics related to school food, supermarket access, food insecurity, healthy corner stores and strategies to develop and maintain farmer’s markets in low income areas. In addition to her position at the University of Delaware she is a Fellow at the University of Pennsylvania’s Center for Public Health Initiatives. Allison earned her Bachelor’s degree in Public Health at The Johns Hopkins University and her Masters and Doctorate degrees in Policy Research Evaluation and Measurement at The University of Pennsylvania</p>2017-04-17T04:00:00Z<p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>The series is co-sponsored by The Interdisciplinary Science Learning Laboratories and The Community Engagement Initiative. ​</p>
“Sustainable Cities: Challenges and the Need for a Socio-Ecological Approach”“Sustainable Cities: Challenges and the Need for a Socio-Ecological Approach”Sustainable-Cities-Challenges<img alt="" src="/SpeakerSeriesFiles/pics/2017%20Spring/TrammellTara.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" /><p><span style="line-height:1.6;">Tara Trammell is the John Bartram Assistant Professor of Urban Forestry in the Plant and Soil Sciences Department at the University of Delaware.  She is an urban ecosystem ecologist studying how urban forests respond to anthropogenic impacts such as pollution and invasive species, and in-turn how urban forests provide ecosystem services. She received a Ph.D. and a M.S. in Biology from the University of Louisville and a B.A. in Mathematics from Berea College. </span></p>2017-04-24T04:00:00Z<p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>The series is co-sponsored by The Interdisciplinary Science Learning Laboratories and The Community Engagement Initiative. ​</p>
"Functional Beauty: An Overview of Urban Greening in Wilmington, DE""Functional Beauty: An Overview of Urban Greening in Wilmington, DE"Functional-Beauty-Overview-Urban-Greening<img alt="" src="/SpeakerSeriesFiles/pics/2017%20Spring/Staff_vkrishna_hs.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" /><p>​Vikram Krishnamurthy serves as Executive Director of the Delaware Center for Horticulture (DCH), having worked at DCH previously as director of programs and tree program manager. Prior to returning to DCH, he served as director of land conservation for the Eastern Shore Land Conservancy (MD), managing director of the Center for Public Horticulture at the University of Delaware, and deputy director of Fair Food, a non-profit organization in Philadelphia. His professional experience in horticulture includes work in private gardening, the nursery trade, urban forestry, public gardens, and business management.</p>2017-04-24T04:00:00Z
"Linking Hydrology, Geology, and Engineering toward Mitigation of Groundwater Arsenic Poisoning in Bangladesh""Linking Hydrology, Geology, and Engineering toward Mitigation of Groundwater Arsenic Poisoning in Bangladesh"Linking-Hydrology-Geology-Engineering<img alt="" src="/SpeakerSeriesFiles/pics/2017%20Spring/Holly%20Michael.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" /><p>Holly Michael is an Associate Professor in the Departments of Geological Sciences and Civil and Environmental Engineering, with joint appointments in the Department of Geography and the School of Marine Science and Policy at the University of Delaware, USA. She holds a BS in Civil Engineering from the University of Notre Dame and a PhD in Hydrology from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Her research interests include water resource management, coastal hydrogeology, groundwater-surface water interactions, and geostatistics. Some of her current projects include investigating groundwater flow into estuaries, modeling groundwater salinization due to climate change, evaluating sustainability of arsenic-safe groundwater in Bangladesh, and application of experimental economics to groundwater resources. <br></p>2017-05-01T04:00:00Z<p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>The series is co-sponsored by The Interdisciplinary Science Learning Laboratories and The Community Engagement Initiative. ​</p>
"Discovery of oxathiapiprolin: enhancing food production in a growing world""Discovery of oxathiapiprolin: enhancing food production in a growing world"Discovery-oxathiapiprolin-enhancing-food <img alt="" src="/SpeakerSeriesFiles/pics/2017%20Spring/Robert%20Pasteris.JPG" style="BORDER:0px solid;" /><p><span style="line-height:1.6;">Dr Robert Pasteris is a Research Fellow in the DuPont Crop Protection Discovery Chemistry organization located at the Stine-Haskell Research Center in Newark, Delaware.  He joined DuPont in 1980 after receiving his PhD degree in Organic Chemistry at the University of Wisconsin – Madison, and has served in both research and managerial rolls.  His career has focused on controlling diseases in production agriculture and exploring new discovery technologies.  His recent work on new plant disease control technologies resulted in the discovery of the piperidinyl thiazole isoxazoline class of fungicides and the development of the DuPont™ Zorvec™ disease control family of products.  His talk today will provide an overview of this discovery effort.</span></p><p> </p>2017-05-01T04:00:00Z<p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>The series is co-sponsored by The Interdisciplinary Science Learning Laboratories and The Community Engagement Initiative. ​</p>

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