Research Calendar

Tuesday, September 30, 2014

· Planet Forward Salon -- Weather Volatility: A Forecast for Food Security Amid Changing Weather Patterns

9:00 am - 10:30 am | Nifkin (Alumni) Lounge
Join members of the new Planet Forward group in Nifkin Lounge to watch a "salon" on the topic of Weather Volatility: A Forecast for Food Security Amid Changing Weather Patterns . The salon is part of Planet Forward's yearlong focus on "Feeding the Planet". Planet ... Read More
Sponsor: ESF Planet Forward | Contact: Paul Otteson, 470-4858

Thursday, October 2, 2014

· SURE: Sustainable Practices in Central New York

4:00 pm - 6:30 pm | SUNY-ESF Campus, Gateway Center & 2 Field Sites | ONGOING —continues through Friday, October 3, 2014 | Event Website
Join expert faculty, researchers, & practitioners from Syracuse and beyond as we explore Sustainability Practices employed in Central NY. These presentations will highlight new environmental services and job opportunities that are being developed in CNY. On ... Read More
Sponsor: SUNY-ESF & Sustainabile Enterprise Partnership | Contact: Katherina Searing , 315-470-6888

Friday, October 3, 2014

· Candidacy Examination -- Stacey Mack -- Oral Exam

1:00 pm - 3:00 pm | 105 Marshall Hall
Sponsor: The Office of Instruction and Graduate Studies | Contact: Stewart Diemont, 315470-4707

Friday, October 10, 2014

· Environmental Studies Visiting Alumnus Tsai-Ming Lee

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm | 105 Marsall Hall
Tsai-Ming Lee PhD is a tenured full professor in Natural Resources Management within the Chinese Culture University in Taipei, Taiwan. She obtained her PhD from SUNY-ESF in the Water and Wetland AOS in the Graduate Program in Environmental Science in 1993. Her ... Read More
Sponsor: Environmental Studies | Contact: Rebecca Hart, 470-6636

Wednesday, October 15, 2014

· Environmental Studies Visiting Scholar: Ana Menezes

11:45 am - 1:00 pm | 213 Marshall Hall
Ana Menezes' topic of presentation will be "The Ecosystem Approach to Fisheries (EAF) and Aquaculture (EAA) Benefits, Challenges, Risks and Opportunities." This is an approach that encompasses the physical (ecological) environment, the social and the economic. ... Read More
Sponsor: Environmental Studies | Contact: Rebecca Hart, 470-6636

· 14th Annual SyracuseCoE Symposium, Advanced Building Innovations: Integrating Systems for Efficiency, Quality and Resilience

1:00 pm - 5:00 pm | SyracuseCoE Headquarters (727 E Washington St) and Crowne Plaza Hotel (701 E Genesee St) | ONGOING —continues through Thursday, October 16, 2014 | Event Website
Rising demand for high-performance buildings is driving innovations that improve energy efficiency, indoor environmental quality and resilience to intense storms and other disturbances. The 2014 SyracuseCoE Symposium features advances in design, technology and ... Read More
Sponsor: SyracuseCoE |

Friday, October 17, 2014

· Research talk: Xiaoliang Yang, "Global Innovation in the Clean Energy Sector: the US-China Advanced Coal Technology Consortium"

10:00 am - 11:30 am | Marshall 105
Xiaoliang Yang, Ph.D. Candidate, Environmental and Natural Resources Policy, SUNY-ESF, and Staff Associate, World Resources Institute, Beijing, presents findings from his Ph.D. research on collaboration between the US and China in Carbon Capture and Sequestration ... Read More
Sponsor: Dept. of Environmental Studies | Contact: David Sonnenfeld, 315.470.4931

· Chemistry Department Seminar Series: Dr. Daniel Cosgrove

3:00 pm - 4:00 pm | 148 Baker Laboratory
Dr. Daniel Cosgrove will present a seminar on: Rethinking the architecture of the growing cell wall and the mechanism of cell expansion. Abstract: For two decades the major model of primary cell walls hypothesizes that xyloglucan binds to cellulose microfibril ... Read More
Contact: M'Lis M. Traver, 470-6853

Sunday, October 26, 2014

· SUNY Energy, Environment, Education and Economics (4E) Network of Excellence Fall Charette

4:00 pm - 4:00 pm | Genesee Grande Hotel & SUNY-ESF, Gateway Center | ONGOING —continues through Monday, October 27, 2014
The meeting will include updates on 4E funded projects as well as breakout sessions on emerging topical areas. Tim Killeen, President of the Research Foundation for SUNY, will provide welcoming comments and an update on the Networks of Excellence Program. ... Read More
Sponsor: Research Foundation for SUNY, Office of Research Programs, ESF Outreach | Contact: Katherina Searing, 315-470-6888

Friday, October 31, 2014

· Candidacy Examination -- Mikhail Paltsyn -- Oral Exam

1:00 pm - 3:00 pm | TBA
Sponsor: The Office of Instruction and Graduate Studies | Contact: Ralph D. Nyland, 315470-6574

Tuesday, November 18, 2014

· Willow Biomass Energy and Alternative Applications Short Course

8:00 am - 1:00 pm | SUNY-ESF Campus, Gateway Center & 1 Field Site | ONGOING —continues through Wednesday, November 19, 2014 | Event Website
This short course will include beginner to intermediate presentations on willow crop production, harvest, utilization for heat and power, alternative applications and environmental benefits with several related tours around the SUNY-ESF campus, and an optional ... Read More
Sponsor: Willow/Woody Biomass at ESF & SUNY-ESF Outreach | Contact: Katherina Searing, 315-470-6888

Monday, January 5, 2015

· Kiln Drying Workshop

9:00 am - 3:30 pm | SUNY-ESF Campus, Baker Laboratory | ONGOING —continues through Thursday, January 8, 2015 | Event Website
This workshop provides practical knowledge about how to effectively kiln dry wood, and focuses on the science behind related wood properties and drying processes. The instruction and topics are of interest and value to novice and experienced kiln operators as ... Read More
Sponsor: Department of Sustainable Construction Management & Engineering & ESF Outreach | Contact: Katherina Searing, 315-470-6888

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