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Columbia University Superfund Research Program

Monday, May 20, 2013 - 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Columbia University Medical Center Mailman School of Public Health Environmental Health Sciences Conference Room 1101 Allan Rosenfield Building 722 West 168 Street
On behalf of Columbia University's Superfund Research Program, we would like to invite you and your colleagues to the Columbia SRP Seminar Series Monday, 20 May 2013, from 3pm to 5 pm. This seminar will not be broadcast remotely.

The seminar will take place at Columbia University's Environmental Health Sciences Conference Room (eleventh floor, room 1101), Allan Rosenfield Building, 722 West 168 Street, New York, NY.

The Seminar Series is open to everyone interested in the topic.

Ms. Yun Zhou, Director of International Cooperation at the Chinese Research Academy of Environmental Sciences (CRAES), will present, "Groundwater Environmental Management and Challenges in China". Dr. Yan Zheng, Professor of Earth and Environmental Sciences at Queens College, CUNY, and Adjunct Senior Research Scientist at Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory , Columbia University, will give a talk on the CU SRP Community Engagement initiatives,"MARCH: Maine Arsenic Reduction for Community Health".  In addition, Dr. Joseph Graziano, Director of the CU SRP, will be giving a brief Overview of the Columbia Superfund Research Program, and Dr. Alexander van Geen, Deputy Director, will speak about, " "The international drilling program and Columbia Global Center proposal on groundwater arsenic in Asia".

If you would like more details on these presentation, you may contact Dr. Yan Zheng directly via email: yzheng@ldeo.columbia.edu.

Here is a more detailed agenda:

3:00 - 3:15 pm    Dr. Joseph Graziano, Director, Columbia University Superfund Research Program, Welcome and Introduction to Columbia Superfund Research Program

3:15 - 3:30 pm    Dr. Alexander van Geen, Associate Director, Columbia University Superfund Research Program, "International drilling program and Columbia Global Center proposal on groundwater arsenic in  Asia"

3:30 - 4:00 pm     Ms. Yun Zhou, Director of International Cooperation at the Chinese Research Academy of Environmental Sciences (CRAES),
"Groundwater Environmental Management and Challenges in China"

4:00 - 4:10 pm    Break for Refreshments

4:10 - 4:30 pm    Dr. Yan Zheng, PI, Columbia University Superfund Research Program Community
Engagement Core, "MARCH: Maine Arsenic Reduction for Community Health "

4:30 - 5:00 pm      Open Discussion

5:00 pm                Adjourn


For more information about Columbia's Superfund Research Program projects please see our website at http://superfund.ciesin.columbia.edu.

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact either Nancy LoIacono (njl2@columbia.edu or 212-305-1623) at Division of Environmental Health Sciences of the Mailman School of Public Health or Jessica Levinson at Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory (levinson@ldeo.columbia.edu or 845-365-8301).