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Spring 2016 Seminars and Events:

January:

GRADUATE STUDENT SEMINARS:

"Motivational orientation explains the link between political ideology and conservation efforts"
Amanda Sherman

ISE Graduate Student Seminar Series
January 20 2016
12:00 pm
Science Center 344

"Potential Energy Savings in Commercial Office Buildings by Occupancy-based Adjustment of HVAC Systems"
Leila Nikdell

ISE Graduate Student Seminar Series
January 27, 2016
12:00 pm
Science Center 344

February:

"Salience of Main Environmental Issues over Time and their Correlation to the Success of Niche Environmental Advocacy Groups"
Jeffrey Bigelow
ISE Graduate Student Seminar Series
February 3, 2016
12:00 pm
Science Center 344

"Laboratory Assessment of Low-Cost PM Monitors"
Abhisek Manikonda

ISE Graduate Student Seminar Series
February 17, 2016
12:00 pm
Science Center 344

"Using Distributed Cloud Data Centers for Electricity Load Balancing, Distributed Energy Resource Integration and Reliability in On and Off-Grid Applications"
David Gower

ISE Graduate Student Seminar Series
February 24, 2016
12:00 pm
Science Center 344

March:

"Sustainabilityh in Sport: The Issues and Where Opportunities Exist for Improvements"
Carter Lincoln
ISE Graduate Student Seminar Series
March 2, 2016
12:00 pm
Science Center 344

"Why making your research reproducible is important"
Chuan Tang
ISE Graduate Student Seminar Series
March 9, 2016
12:00 pm
Science Center 344

"The Removal of Phosphate and Ammonia Nitrogen from Wastewater Using Steel Slag"
Aikebaier Renaguli  (M.S. Candidate of ISE)
ISE Graduate Student Seminar Series
March 23, 2016
12:00 pm
Science Center 344

"Evaluation and Validation of a New Flow Controller (Aura) for Air Sampling Volatile Organic Compounds"
Marley Carroll  (M.S. Student of ISE)

ISE Graduate Student Seminar Series
March 30, 2016
12:00 pm
Science Center 344

APRIL SEMINARS

"Microgrids and Energy Poverty"
Chelsea Hotaling (M.S. Student of ISE)

ISE Graduate Student Seminar Series
April 6, 2016
12:00 pm
Science Center 344

"Seed Viability test by Tetrazolium"
Haodong Zhao(M.S. Student of ISE)

ISE Graduate Student Seminar Series
April 13, 2016
12:00 pm
Science Center 344

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Fall 2015 Seminars and Events:


August:

August 29, 2015:
Invasisve Plant Management Workshop:  Identify and Control Swallow-wort
Cornell Cooperative Extension and St. Lawrence Land Trust.
605 Miner Street, Canton, 9 am to 11 am
For more info and to register: Will Rivers at 315-854-0184 or riversw@canton.edu.

September:

GRADUATE STUDENT SEMINARS:

"Processing and Visualizing Spatial Data from 100,000 Feet:  How Computer Science Could be of Help in Environmental Monitoring"

Tyler Conlon
ISE Graduate Student Seminar Series
September 2, 2015
12:00 pm
CAMP 175

"Measuring and Predicting Risk Propensity"
Dr. Andreas Wilke

ISE Graduate Student Seminar Series
September 9, 2015
12:00 pm
CAMP 175

"The Science and Politics of Climate Change"
Dr. Philip K. Hopke

ISE Graduate Student Seminar Series
September 16, 2015
12:00 pm
CAMP 175

"Do Global Crude Oil Market Shocks have Diffential Effects on U.S. Regions?"
Dr. Bebonchu Atems, Assistant Professor, Economics & Financial Studies
ISE Graduate Student Seminar Series
September 23, 2015
12:00 pm
CAMP 175

"Mercury Wet Deposition and Specxiated Mercury Air Concentrations at a Rural Site in Northern New York State:  Temporal Patterns and Regional Context?"
Hao Zho (Ph.D. Candidate)
ISE Graduate Student Seminar Series
September 30, 2015
12:00 pm
CAMP 175

OTHER SEMINARS/EVENTS:

September 1, 2015:
Dr. Alan Rossner
"Do Accidents Just Happen? Why Environmental, Health and Safety in Laboratories are an Importat Part of Your Education"
CAMP 175
9:45 am (Refreshments at 9:30am)

September 1, 2015:
Bob Dean
"The World We Crate:  A Message of Hope for a Planet in Peril"
Internationally renowned journalist/
Currently at National Resources Defense Council (NRDC).
Student Center Forum, 7:30 pm
http://www.nrdc.org/about/staff/bob-deans

September 3, 2015:

Opening Reception
Photography exhibit: "Environmental Impacts"
SUNY Potsdam Gibson Gallery (through 10/31)

September 3, 2015:
ADK Fungi Fest
Paul Smiths VIC
Workshops, guided forays, and other events

September 6, 2015:
ADK Habitat Awareness Day: Rewilding the Adirondacks!
At: Refuge in Wilmington, 10 am to 6 pm
Contact Alex French ( afrench@clarkson.edu) to reserve a seat; Van will leave from Clarkson

September 12, 2015:
Save the River's "Wild and Scenic Film Festival"
Student Center Forum
3:00 to 5:00 pm
Sponsored by ISE and Save the River.
More at: http://blog.savetheriver.org/?p=7555 

September 24, 2015
"Ecovillages as Campuses for Sustainability Education"
Daniel Greenberg, Founder and CEO, Earth Deeds
SUNY Potsdam, Raymond Hall, 8th Floor
7:00 to 9:00 pm

September 26, 2015:
Local Living festival
Downtown Canton, 9:30 am to 5 pm
At the Village Green

September 28, 2015
"Just Eat It:  A Food Waste Story"
Cinema 10m movie hosted by GardenShare
Panel discussion moderated by David Sommerstein.

October: 

GRADUATE STUDENT SEMINARS:

"Offsetting Clarkson's Airfare Emission with Agroforestry in Uganda"
Alex French, ISE Sustainability Coordinator
ISE Graduate Student Seminar Series
October 7th, 2015
12:00 pm
CAMP 175

"Effectiveness of Persulfate Oxidation for Degradation of Perfluoroalkyl Contaminant Compounds Sorbed Onto Granular Activated Carbon"
Nageshrao Kunte, Master Candidate, ISE
ISE Graduate Student Seminar Series
October 21st, 2015
12:00 pm
CAMP 175

"Are Red Herring the Only Fish Tolerant of Microplastics?  The State of Research on Microplastic Contamination of the Aquatic Environment"
Dr. Michael Twiss, Professor, Biology
ISE Graduate Student Seminar Series
October 28th, 2015
12:00 pm
CAMP 175

OTHER SEMINARS/EVENTS:

October 2 - 4, 2015
Three-day Start-up weekend (apply by Sept 11th)
3DS brings together the best in design, engineering, business and science. 
Participants can grow a big idea or just learn more about startups. 
Sustainability aspects and clean technologies can be a big part of this event.

October 7, 2015:
"Demographic Trends in the Adirondacks"
1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Rockefeller Institute of Government
411 State Street, Albany NY
RSVP by Sept. 15; email Theresa for full agenda
Full Announcement

October 29, 2015
National Bioenergy Day
Clarkson University
Cheel Campus Center
Barben Rooms
3 pm to 5 pm
Full details (pdf)
National Event on the Web
Knight Life event page

November:

"Environmental benefits and risks of engineered nanoparticles?"
Silvana Andreescu, Profossor of Chem & Biomolecular Science
ISE Graduate Student Seminar Series
November 4, 2015
12:00 pm
CAMP 175

"Water Resources and Citizen Science"
Lewis McCaffrey, Visitin Assistant Professor, ISE
ISE Graduate Student Seminar Series
November 18, 2015
12:00 pm
CAMP 175

OTHER SEMINARS/EVENTS:


November 3, 2015
6:30 pm to 7:30 pm
Clarkson University Student Center
Erica Powers
"To Frac or not to Frack"

November 10, 2015
6:30 pm, Student Center Multipurpose Room
Xiuhtezcatl Martinez, 15-year old indigenous climate activist,
and youth director of Earth Guardians. 
More info....

November 17, 2015 Potsdam (Jernabi's Coffeehouse)
November 18, 2015
Suresh Dhaniyala
"Air Pollution in a Changing World"
Science Cafe