How Scientists Help with Disasters: 5/16/2013 at Carlow University – AJ Palumbo Hall of Science and Technology – Room 107

Where: Carlow University – AJ Palumbo Hall of Science and Technology – Room 107 (3333 Fifth Avenue (between Forbes and Fifth on corner of Craft), Pittsburgh, PA)

When: 5/16/2013

RSVP at:

This event is sponsored by the three Pgh-area professional chemistry societies. It is open to the public. The cost is $5 and you MUST pre-register. The cost includes parking in a lot and a reception.

Here is the speaker list:

12:00 Registration and Opening Remarks
12:30 Hurricane Katrina and the Stairs to Nowhere
Melanie Calhoun, Department of Labor
1:20 The Environmental Aftermath of 9/11 – World Trade Center Particulate Contamination Signature
Dr. Richard Lee, RJ Lee Group
2:10 Intermission
2:30 “A profoundly man-made disaster…” Unraveling the 2011 Tragedy at the Fukushima Diiachi Nuclear Power Plant
Dr. David Griesheimer, University of Pittsburgh
3:30 Mass Disasters – Technological Advances in Victim Identification
Robert Absalom, DMD
4:20 Reception

To pre-register, please make check payable to SACP and mail to
Valerie Daugherty
SACP – Tripartite Symposium
300 Penn Center Blvd, Suite 332
Pittsburgh, PA 15235
(Indicate if you have any dietary preferences.)

Pittsburgh, PA – USA

Thursday, May 16 at 12:00 PM


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