Rydell Professor Presentation

Posted on June 3rd, 2014 by

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Dr. David Sedlak, Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering at California-Berkeley, and 2014-2015 Robert E. and Susan T. Rydell Professor

Dr. David Sedlak, a Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering at California-Berkeley, will be speaking about meeting the future challenges of providing adequate water resources to a growing population in a changing world. Dr. Sedlak is the Robert E. and Susan T. Rydell Professor for the upcoming academic year at Gustavus and was a speaker at the 2009 Nobel Conference. Please join us for a reception at Irvine Park on Monday, June 30 in St Paul beginning at 5 pm. Dinner and Dr. Sedlak’s presentation will follow at 6:30 at the Science Museum of Minnesota. For more information or to RSVP, please contact Jeff Jeremiason (jjeremia@gustavus.edu), professor of Chemistry and Environmental Studies. Dr. Sedlak’s book Water 4.0: The Past, Present, and Future of the World’s Most Vital Resource is based on a concept that he developed during conversations with fellow presenters and attendees at the 2009 Nobel Conference. The book can be purchased in the Book Mark.

The Rydell Professorship is a scholar-in-residence program designed to bring Nobel laureates and similarly distinguished scholars to the Gustavus campus as catalysts for enhancing learning and teaching. It was established in 1995 by Drs. Robert E. and Susan T. Rydell of Minnetonka, Minn., to give students, staff, and alumni the opportunity to learn from and interact with leading scholars.
 

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