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Project Title: Grand Challenges and Opportunities in Environmental Engineering and Science for the Twenty-first Century

PIN: DELS-WSTB-15-01         

Major Unit:
Division on Earth and Life Studies
Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences
National Academy of Engineering

Sub Unit:
Board on Agriculture and Natural Resources
Board on Atmospheric Sciences & Climate
Board on Chemical Sciences and Technology
Board on Energy & Environmental Systems DEPS
Board on Earth Sciences & Resources
Board on Environmental Studies & Toxicology
Board on Life Sciences
NAE Office of Programs
Ocean Studies Board
Water Science and Technology Board

RSO:
Johnson, Stephanie

Subject/Focus Area:
Engineering and Technology; Environment and Environmental Studies


Grand Challenges and Opportunities in Environmental Engineering and Science for the Twenty-first Century
May 4, 2017 - May 5, 2017
Keck Center
500 5th Street, NW
Washington D.C. 20001



If you would like to attend the sessions of this meeting that are open
to the public or need more information please contact:


Contact Name: Brendan McGovern
Email: bmcgovern@nas.edu
Phone: 2023342496
Fax:


Agenda:

Thursday, May 4

CLOSED SESSION (Committee and NRC Staff Only)

8:30 – 10:15 a.m. Committee work session

10:15 – 10:30 a.m. Break


OPEN SESSION (All welcome)

10:30 a.m. Welcome and Overview of Study
Domenico Grasso, Chair

10:40 a.m. Motivations for the Study: Remarks from Study Sponsors
Bill Cooper, NSF Environmental Engineering
Anne-Marie Schmoltner, NSF Division of Chemistry (invited)
Tom Torgersen, NSF Hydrologic Sciences
Gerald Geernaert, DOE, Office of Biological and Environmental Research, Climate and Environmental Sciences Division
Cliff Dahm, Delta Stewardship Council (by phone)

11:15 a.m. Lessons Learned from Global Grand Challenge Programs
Jason Jabbour, UNEP
Alex Dehgan, Conservation X Labs

12:30 p.m. LUNCH

1:30 p.m. NAE Grand Challenges for Engineering: Process, Outcomes, and Lessons Learned
Dan Mote, National Academy of Engineering (NAE)
Randy Atkins, NAE


2:10 p.m. Grand Challenges Scholars Program
B.L. Ramakrishna, NAE
Rick Miller, President, Olin College (by phone)

2:50 p.m. Findings from the AEESP Grand Challenges in Environmental Engineering workshops
Peter Vikesland, Virginia Tech
Greg Characklis, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill

3:30 p.m. BREAK

3:45 p.m Discuss statement of task with study sponsors

4:15 p.m. Public comment
(Members of the public interested in addressing the committee for up to 3
minutes must sign up during the meeting before 4:00 p.m.)

4:30 p.m. Adjourn Open Session


CLOSED SESSION (Committee and NRC Staff Only)

4:40 p.m. Committee work session

5:30 p.m. Adjourn


Friday, May 5


CLOSED SESSION (Committee and NRC Staff Only)

8:30 – 3:30 p.m. Committee work session