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GLOBALLY CONNECTED: What is "Citizen Science"

When: Monday, October 18, 2021
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
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Description: Please join Dr. R. Venkatesan on Monday, October 18, 2021 at 7 PM in the Spruce Hall Classroom 128

Dr. R. Venkatesan is the visiting Fulbright Scholar at UMASSD. Please join Dr. Venkatesan to discuss how climate, politics, sustainable practices and global communication directly affect not only the health of the oceans of the world but each person on the planet.

Do you have an interest in Public Policy, Engineering for our future, Design, Computer Sciences, International Communications and Sustainable Practices? This event is for you!

Dr. Venkatesan earned his M. Tech Degree from Karnataka Regional Engineering College and Ph.D. degree from IISC, Bangalore then continued his academic pursuits to complete courses in Marine Environmental Pollution and Management and International Business Management from IIFT New Delhi. He is an adjunct professor in IIT Kharagpur IIT Bhubaneswar and IIT Madras. He led a team to Arctic to successfully install India's first ever Arctic Moored observatory and received National Geoscience Award from Honorable President of India. He is responsible for planning and coordination and implementation of ocean observation systems activities of NIOT. He has successfully established tsunami buoy network for tsunami early warning in Indian waters.
*Enter Spruce Hall through the main entrance facing Parking Lot 8. Please remember to keep your face covering on at all times you are inside a building.
Space will be limited to 60.

For questions contact Michelle Black at
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Topical Areas: Students, Undergraduate