May 8, 2008
Free admission – no tickets required!
A discussion between David Freyberg, Associate Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Stanford University, and Brent M. Haddad, Founder and Director of the Center for Integrated Water Research at the University of California, Santa Cruz
David Freyberg is Associate Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Associate Professor of Geological and Environmental Sciences (by courtesy) and Senior Fellow, Woods Institute for the Environment (by courtesy). A hydrologist and water resources specialist, Freyberg studies reservoir sedimentation and hydrology, dam decommissioning, surface water-ground water interactions, contaminant transport prediction in spatially variable aquifers, aquifer storage and recovery, ephemeral streamflow and recharge, and learning under distance-learning formats and during undergraduate laboratory research experiences.
Brent Haddad is Director of UC Santa Cruz's Center for Integrated Water Research and Professor of Environmental Studies. He studies water policy, economics, and communications. His research topics currently include urban and regional water planning, drought water reliability, and climate change and water planning. He holds PhD (Energy and Resources) and MBA (Business and Public Policy) degrees. He sits on numerous advisory panels for universities, NGOs, and the private sector. He has published widely on water and energy policy, and climate change, and has won public service and teaching awards.
Location: Cubberley Auditorium, School of Education Building, Stanford University. The School of Education Building is located off the east side of the Main Quad next to the Bing Wing of Green Library.
Public transportation: Caltrain users can access Stanford's free shuttle, Marguerite, which meets most trains at both the Palo Alto and California Avenue stations. The Valley Transit Authority (VTA) runs buses from points south of Stanford to Palo Alto. SamTrans runs buses from most points north of Stanford and five of their lines serve Stanford as well.
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