2019 Environmental Engineering and Sustainability Camp (Women-Focused)
Date:Sun, 7/21/2019 - Sat, 7/27/2019
Event Type:Summer Camp
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Formerly known as Girls’ Adventures in Math, Engineering, and Science (GAMES) Summer Camps
The Environmental Engineering and Sustainability camp focuses on designing sustainable technological solutions for critical environmental and energy challenges of the 21st Century. Through a series of team activities, lab exercises, and field trips, campers have the opportunity to learn about research and careers in civil and environmental engineering. Topics might include:
- Sustainability and how the environment, culture, society, and economics are all linked
- Environmental pollutants and the biogeochemical cycles they follow as they move through the air, water and soil
- Climate change
- Renewable energy sources and energy efficiency
- Water resources and clean water technologies
- Water-Energy-Food nexus
- Air quality monitoring from ground and satellites
Dr. Sotiria Koloutsou-Vakakis and Professor Megan Konar are faculty in the department of Civil and Environmental Engineering (CEE). Dr. Koloutsou-Vakakis’ research interests are in air quality and land – atmosphere interactions. Professor Konar’s interests are in policy aspects of managing water, food, and trade.
Visit the Environmental Engineering and Sustainability Camp (Women-Focused) webpage for online application.
Registration closes March 1, 2019
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