MCEDC Digest, November 6, 2015
Student News & Announcements
November 10, EDC Fall Speaker Series

Tuesday, November 10
5:00pm - 6:15pm
Benson Earth Sciences 180

Please join us as the Fall Speaker Series continues on November 10th. This event will feature two speakers with affiliation to the Mortenson Center for Engineering in Developing Communities (MCEDC).
Karl Linden

First, we will hear from Karl Linden, one of the co-directors of MCEDC.  Karl is faculty in Environmental Engineering, teaching courses and doing research on drinking water treatment. He was recently selected to serve as a member of the World Health Organization's Water Quality and Health Technical Advisory Group. Karl will be sharing about the EDC program.

Jessica Kaminsky

Second, we will hear from Jessica Kaminsky. Jessica is a CU Civil Systems and EDC  alumna, having completed her PhD with Dr. Amy Javernick-Will. She now works as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering at the Universi ty of Washington. Jessica will be sharing about her work focused on developing communities and the social sustainability of civil infrastructure. More can be learned about her work at her website:

November 12, EDC Social

Thursday, November 12
5:00pm - 6:30pm
The Sink, 1165 13th St.

Join us at the Sink this Thursday for socializing and free appetizers!
November 16, Join us for an evening at the Posner Center

University Events
November 13, EVEN Seminar Series
Friday, November 13
12pm - 1pm

Title:  "Perspectives on Microbial Interactions in
(Re-) Engineered Biological Nitrogen Removal Processes."

The Environmental Engineering Seminar Series is pleased to announce a presentation by Dr. Kartik Chandran, Associate Professor at Columbia University and 2015 MacArthur Fellowship "Genius Award" recipient. Dr. Chandran will be speaking on his recognized work on the microbial N-cycle and its links to the water, energy and carbon cycles.

Click here for the abstract of his talk and for more details on his biography.
November 19, Film Screening
Other Opportunities
EWB-USA Volunteer

Engineers Without Borders USA is hiring a part time volunteer to work with their "Lessons Learned." Experience with coding or writing macros required.

Read more and apply here.
November 11, Webinar

Wednesday, November 11
9:00am MST
Online event

"Sustainable Design Learning and Practical Applications of Whole Systems Thinking"

If you are looking for the latest sustainable design strategies for product design and engineering, this webinar is for you. Join the webinar to learn about free online resources that can help you design for energy efficiency, use greener materials, and simulate your project's performance. Learn more and register here.
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