The Montana Tech Public Lecture Series
The Montana Tech Public Lecture Series brings speakers from a wide variety of disciplines to our campus. All lectures begin at 4 p.m. and are free and open to the public.
SPRING 2016 SCHEDULE
Jerome De Graff, Cal. State Fresno, Fire, Earth & Rain: Emergency Response for Wildfire-Induced Landslide Hazard, Mineral Museum
Robert Szilagyi, Montana State University, A Molecular Approach to Clay Materials, CBB-102.
Steve Parker, Chemistry and Geochemistry, and 2015 Montana Tech Lifetime Distinguished Research Awardee, Seasonal Biogeochemical Dynamics: Georgetown Lake, MT, CBB-102
Prageeta Sharma, University of Montana, The Western Racial Imaginary: Innovation, Creative Writing, and Race, CBB-102
Jay Gunderson, MBMG, Starfish in the sundance sea: Jurassic Asteroidea Fossils from South Montana, Mineral Museum
Nikia Green, Environmental Protection Agency, BRES and/or the Remedy/Restoration Interaction, CBB-102
Jack Skinner, Gen’l Engineering & 2015 Distinguished Researcher, Nanotech-nology Enabled through Interdisciplinary Science and Engineering, ELC-202
Grace Bull Tail, Cornell University, Managing Water Resources and Water Quality: A Tribal Perspective, ELC-202
Ginette Abdo, 2015 Montana Tech Distinguished Researcher, 100 Years of Artificial Recharge in Montana: Some Challenges of Managing our “Natural” Groundwater Conditions, Mineral Museum
Micah Schaible,University of Virginia, Radiation Processing of Dust, Asteroids and Moons: Space Weathering and Cosmochemistry, ELC-202
Telle Whitney, Anita Borg Institute, Taking Risks: Why We Need More Women in Technology and What to Do About It, CBB-101
Leroy Hood, Café Scientifique, Transforming Healthcare Through Wellness: A Personal View, Butte Brewing Company, 465 East Galena Street, Butte, Montana; Café at 6 p.m.; talk at 6:30 p.m.
Cheryl Jaworoski, independent geologist, Stratigraphy from Borehole Strain, Yellowstone National Park; & Hank Heasler, Utah Water Science Center, USGS, Monitoring Norris Geyser Basin with Thermal IR Remote Sensing, Mineral Museum
Alexis Billings, University of Montana, Ecology & Evolution of Avian Alarm Call Signaling, CBB-102
TechXPo @ HPER: Come see student projects on display.
Debra Hanneman: Whitehall Geogroup, Inc., Sequence stratigraphy of southwest Montana, Mineral Museum
Hosted by College of Letters, Sciences, & Professional Studies, School of Mines & Engineering, Highlands College; Biology Department; Research Office; Montana Bureau of Mines & Geology; & Sigma Xi.