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Science and Engineering in Response and Recovery Following the 2010 Haiti Earthquake.

Dr. Wayne Pennington

Tuesday, January 11, 2011 -Fisher Hall(138), at 6.00-7.00pm

Dr. Wayne Pennington, Chair of the Dept of Geological and Mining Engineering and Sciences at Michigan Tech, and Jefferson Science Fellow at US Agency for International Development, will make a presentation and lead a discussion on aspects of the Haiti earthquake that may be of interest to scientists and engineers interested in development issues and disaster mitigation. Pennington spent 2009-2010 in Washington DC with USAID, and is a member of a UN Development Program Task Force on Seismic Risk Reduction for Haiti.