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Sustainability Seed Grant Speaker Series

Join us for a new speaker series featuring some of the Stanford faculty who were recipients of the 2020 Accelerating Sustainability Research, Education, and Impact at Stanford and Beyond Seed Grants.  These projects demonstrate the ambition of the Sustainability Initiative in education, research, and impact and are a vivid example of what Stanford seeks to achieve within the new school.

The talks are scheduled on Wednesdays, August 25 – September 22, 10:00 – 10:45 a.m. PDT and are open to the Stanford Community. 

Join us on zoom https://bit.ly/3iDQpyt. Access is limited to participants with a SUNET ID.  Mark your calendars to hear from the following speakers.

August 25                   

Fighting Fire with FIRE:  Preventing Catastrophic Wildfires in California and Beyond
Alexandra Konings, assistant professor of Earth system science; Michael Wara, senior research scholar at the Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment; and Meagan Mauter, associate professor of civil and environmental engineering

Developing Sustainable WUI Policies, Programs and Regulations for Wildfire Mitigation on California Rangelands
Bruce Cain, professor of political science; Kari Nadeau, professor of medicine and of pediatrics; and Inês Azevedo, associate professor of energy resources engineering

Event video

September 1              

What COVID-19 has Taught Us About the Social Dimension of Disaster Response, and Implications for Climate Resilience
Jenny Suckale, assistant professor of geophysics; Jack Baker, professor of civil and environmental engineering; Gabrielle Wong-Parodi, assistant professor of Earth system science; Bruce Cain, professor of political science; Daniel Ho, professor of law and of political science; and Derek Ouyang, lecturer in geophysics

Event video

September 8              

Initiative for Environmental Equity and Sustainability at Stanford   
Rob Jackson, professor of Earth system science; Gabrielle Hecht, professor of history; Sibyl Diver, lecturer in the Earth Systems Program; and Emily Polk, advanced lecturer in the Program in Writing and Rhetoric          

Event video                         

September 15            

A Social Science/Sustainability Incubator:  Interdisciplinary Scholarship and Practice to Amplify Impact and Redefine Solutions
Nicole Ardoin, associate professor of education; and James H. Jones, associate professor of Earth system science

Event video

September 22            

Stanford as a Living Lab Accelerator:  A Nexus for Urban Systems Research, Education and Impact
Craig Criddle, professor of civil and environmental engineering; Alexandria Boehm, professor of civil and environmental engineering; Sally Benson, professor of energy resources engineering; Meagan Mauter, associate professor of civil and environmental engineering; Julia Nussbaum, associate director of water planning and stewardship; and Patrick Archie, lecturer in the Earth Systems Program and director of the O’Donohue Family Stanford Educational Farm

For more information or questions about the speaker series, please contact Mollie Field at mfield1@stanford.edu or Athena Serapio athena3@stanford.edu.

Seminar

Wildfires in California

Sustainability Seed Grant speaker series

Join us for a new speaker series featuring Stanford faculty who received the 2020 Accelerating Sustainability Research, Education, and Impact at Stanford and Beyond Seed Grants

Wednesday, August 25, 2021 | 10:00am - 10:45am PDT

Seminar

What COVID-19 has Taught Us About the Social Dimension of Disaster Response, and Implications for Climate Resilience

Sustainability Seed Grant Speaker Series

Join us for a new speaker series featuring Stanford faculty who received 2020 Accelerating Sustainability Research, Education, and Impact at Stanford and Beyond Seed Grants.

Wednesday, September 1, 2021 | 10:00am - 10:45am PDT

Seminar

Initiative for Environmental Equity and Sustainability at Stanford

Sustainability Seed Grant Speaker Series

Join us for a new speaker series featuring Stanford faculty who received 2020 Accelerating Sustainability Research, Education, and Impact at Stanford and Beyond Seed Grants.

Wednesday, September 8, 2021 | 10:00am - 10:45am PDT

Seminar

A Social Science/Sustainability Incubator: Interdisciplinary Scholarship & Practice

Sustainability Seed Grant Speaker Series

Join us for a new speaker series featuring Stanford faculty who received 2020 Accelerating Sustainability Research, Education, and Impact at Stanford and Beyond Seed Grants.

Wednesday, September 15, 2021 | 10:00am - 10:45am PDT

Seminar

Stanford as a Living Lab Accelerator: A Nexus for Urban Systems Research, Education & Impact

Sustainability Seed Grant Speaker Series

Join us for a new speaker series featuring Stanford faculty received 2020 Accelerating Sustainability Research, Education, and Impact at Stanford and Beyond Seed Grants.

Wednesday, September 22, 2021 | 10:00am - 10:45am PDT