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Feb
19
2018

Special Seminar: Alessandro Rotta Loria

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM, Evanston

Thermo-Mechanical Behavior of Energy Pile Foundations   Abstract:Over the last decade, an increasing amount of research has been performed to investigate the multiphysical behavior and performance of so-called energy geostructures, i.e., an innovative technology that couples the structural support role of the [...]

Feb
22
2018

Glass Half Full - The Future of Coal: Separating Fact from Fiction

6:00 PM - 8:30 PM, Off-Campus

Event hosted by Delta Institute A central theme in the Administration’s economic and jobs agenda is the promise to bring back coal. However, according to the US Energy Information Administration’s October 2017 preliminary monthly electric generator inventory, over 170 coal plants [...]

Feb
23
2018

EES Seminar Series: Vidya Venkataramanan

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM, Evanston

When Technology Isn’t Enough: Tales of Community-Based Sanitation Behavior Change Programs from Asia, Africa, and the Caribbean Sanitation remains one of the big taboos in global health and development. Yet nearly one billion people lack access to or prefer not to [...]

Feb
27
2018

Micromeritics Particle Characterization Seminar

9:00 AM - 4:00 PM, Off-Campus

The event will be held on 02/27/18Westin Chicago North Shore Hotel601 N. Milwaukee Avenue,Wheeling, IL, 60090 SESSION 1: 9:00 AM TO 10:30 AM - BIRCH ROOM"The Particle Size Paradox" Jack G. Saad, Associate Scientist, Micromeritics Instrument Corp.Particle size is an important piece [...]

Mar
1
2018

ANSER Seminar (Paul Kenis, UIUC)

3:00 PM - 5:00 PM, Evanston

Oct 5: David Tiede - Chemistry at the Edge: In-Situ X-Ray Structural Characterization of Catalysts for the Artificial LeafNov 2: Janet Macdonald - Synthesizing Nanoparticles for Green Energy:New chemistry from the core to the surfaceDec 7: Emily Weiss - Title [...]

Mar
1
2018

EES Seminar: Don Wuebbles

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM, Evanston

The 4th National Climate Assessment: Maintaining Hope While Assessing the Science As Volume I for the 4th National Climate Assessment, the Climate Science Special Report (CSSR) has been developed to provide a comprehensive assessment of the science underlying the changes occurring [...]

Mar
2
2018

One Earth Film Festival

All day, No Location

One Earth Film Festival is the Midwest’s premier environmental film festival, creating opportunities for understanding climate change, sustainability and the power of human involvement. The event showcases top-issue, thought-provoking environmental films and leads audiences in interactive post-film discussions focused on [...]

Mar
2
2018

Center for Catalysis & Surface Science Seminar (James Neilson)

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM, Evanston

Guest speaker: James Neilson (KRP host), Colorado State University As a portfolio research center of the Institute for Sustainability and Energy at Northwestern (ISEN), the Center for Catalysis and Surface Science (CCSS) promotes interdisciplinary research fundamental to the discovery and atomistically-controlled synthesis of [...]

Mar
2
2018

Wild & Scenic Film Festival (Evanston Environmental Association)

7:00 PM - 10:00 PM, Off-Campus

The Wild & Scenic Film Festival is a two-evening event presented annually by the Evanston Environmental Association (EEA) and the city of Evanston. Different movies are shown on the two separate evenings of the festival. This is the festival's seventh year in [...]

Mar
3
2018

One Earth Film Festival

All day, No Location

One Earth Film Festival is the Midwest’s premier environmental film festival, creating opportunities for understanding climate change, sustainability and the power of human involvement. The event showcases top-issue, thought-provoking environmental films and leads audiences in interactive post-film discussions focused on [...]

Mar
4
2018

One Earth Film Festival

All day, No Location

One Earth Film Festival is the Midwest’s premier environmental film festival, creating opportunities for understanding climate change, sustainability and the power of human involvement. The event showcases top-issue, thought-provoking environmental films and leads audiences in interactive post-film discussions focused on [...]

Mar
5
2018

One Earth Film Festival

All day, No Location

One Earth Film Festival is the Midwest’s premier environmental film festival, creating opportunities for understanding climate change, sustainability and the power of human involvement. The event showcases top-issue, thought-provoking environmental films and leads audiences in interactive post-film discussions focused on [...]

Mar
6
2018

One Earth Film Festival

All day, No Location

One Earth Film Festival is the Midwest’s premier environmental film festival, creating opportunities for understanding climate change, sustainability and the power of human involvement. The event showcases top-issue, thought-provoking environmental films and leads audiences in interactive post-film discussions focused on [...]

Mar
7
2018

One Earth Film Festival

All day, No Location

One Earth Film Festival is the Midwest’s premier environmental film festival, creating opportunities for understanding climate change, sustainability and the power of human involvement. The event showcases top-issue, thought-provoking environmental films and leads audiences in interactive post-film discussions focused on [...]

Mar
7
2018

SEGIM Seminar Series: Lizhi Sun

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM, Evanston

Magnetorheological CNT Nanocomposites and Their Viscoelastic Responses Magnetorheological (MR) elastomer composites with the addition of multi-walled carbon nanotubes (CNTs) are developed. The viscoelastic responses of MR nanocomposites to applied magnetic fields are investigated through dynamic mechanical analysis. It is found that [...]

Mar
8
2018

One Earth Film Festival

All day, No Location

One Earth Film Festival is the Midwest’s premier environmental film festival, creating opportunities for understanding climate change, sustainability and the power of human involvement. The event showcases top-issue, thought-provoking environmental films and leads audiences in interactive post-film discussions focused on [...]

Mar
8
2018

Illinois Green Alliance Networking Reception

5:00 PM - 7:00 PM, Off-Campus

New, Current and Prospective members are invited to join us at Baumann Consulting for an evening of networking. Attendees will have the opportunity to meet fellow members, committee and Board Members to learn about being part of Illinois Green Alliance. Registration:Current [...]

Mar
8
2018

One Earth Film Festival Screening: An Inconvenient Sequel, Truth to Power

7:00 PM - 9:30 PM, Evanston

sustainNU will host this film screening as a part of the One Earth Film Festival. The screening is open to students, faculty, staff, and all interested community members. Admission is free. See the full film festival schedule at https://www.oneearthfilmfest.org/films-az/. Synopsis: "A [...]

Mar
9
2018

One Earth Film Festival

All day, No Location

One Earth Film Festival is the Midwest’s premier environmental film festival, creating opportunities for understanding climate change, sustainability and the power of human involvement. The event showcases top-issue, thought-provoking environmental films and leads audiences in interactive post-film discussions focused on [...]

Mar
10
2018

One Earth Film Festival

All day, No Location

One Earth Film Festival is the Midwest’s premier environmental film festival, creating opportunities for understanding climate change, sustainability and the power of human involvement. The event showcases top-issue, thought-provoking environmental films and leads audiences in interactive post-film discussions focused on [...]

Mar
11
2018

One Earth Film Festival

All day, No Location

One Earth Film Festival is the Midwest’s premier environmental film festival, creating opportunities for understanding climate change, sustainability and the power of human involvement. The event showcases top-issue, thought-provoking environmental films and leads audiences in interactive post-film discussions focused on [...]

Mar
16
2018

Wild & Scenic Film Festival (Evanston Environmental Association)

7:00 PM - 10:00 PM, Off-Campus

The Wild & Scenic Film Festival is a two-evening event presented annually by the Evanston Environmental Association (EEA) and the city of Evanston. Different movies are shown on the two separate evenings of the festival. This is the festival's seventh year in [...]

Mar
31
2018

APPLICATION DEADLINE - Germany Global Engineering Trek: Sustainability

All day, Online

APPLY HERE ISEN is committed to empowering future global leaders in sustainability and energy. To accomplish this goal, ISEN is pleased to offer a range of study abroad opportunities in collaboration with interdisciplinary partners from across Northwestern. Immediately prior to the start [...]

Mar
31
2018

APPLICATION DEADLINE - Israel Global Engineering Trek: Water

All day, Online

APPLY HERE ISEN is committed to empowering future global leaders in sustainability and energy. To accomplish this goal, ISEN is pleased to offer a range of study abroad opportunities in collaboration with interdisciplinary partners from across Northwestern. Immediately prior to the start [...]

Apr
4
2018

Challenges and Opportunities in an Emerging Solar Economy (IIT)

3:15 PM - 4:30 PM, Off-Campus

art of Illinois Institute of Technology's Wanger Institute for Sustainability Energy Research (WISER) 2018 Distinguished Lectureship Series For most of our existence, humans have been sustained by solar energy harnessed on the same timescale as its use. Only in the last [...]

Apr
9
2018

Delta's 3rd Annual Sustainability Social

5:30 PM - 8:30 PM, Off-Campus

Event hosted by Delta Institute Our third annual Sustainability Social is happening at Lagunitas Brewing Company on Monday, April 9th from 5:30 – 8:30 PM. We are holding this event to bring together Chicago’s environmental community to form new connections, share [...]

Apr
12
2018

The Future of Trees: Hope in a Changing Climate (IIT)

7:00 PM - 9:00 PM, Off-Campus

Event hosted by Chicago Council on Science & Technology. With extreme weather events, flooding, drought, and habitat fragmentation on the rise, will our trees be able to weather the storm? What will our parks, preserves, and urban landscapes look like in 50 [...]

Apr
26
2018

NUTC Seminar: Eric Gonzales, UMass

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM, Evanston

Northwestern University Transportation Center presents:   Eric Gonzales Assistant Professor, Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering University of Massachusetts, Amherst   RESEARCH TOPICS: Public Transportation Systems Demand Responsive Transportation (e.g., Paratransit, Taxis, TNCs) Freight and Logistics Systems Multimodal Network Modeling and Control Urban Traffic Flow and Safety Sustainability and Environmental impacts [...]

May
1
2018

Prasenjit DUARA lecture (CCHS)

12:15 PM - 2:00 PM, Evanston

Lecture by Praenjit DUARA (Duke University), author of author of The Crisis of Global Modernity: Asian Traditions and a Sustainable Future (2015) Topic TBA. Part of the lunch lecture series organized by the Nicholas D. Chabraja Center for Historical Studies. FREE and OPEN [...]

May
2
2018

Telling the Truth About Climate Change - Naomi Oreskes

12:00 PM - 1:30 PM, Evanston

Naomi Oreskes is Professor of the History of Science and Affiliated Professor of Earth and Planetary Sciences at Harvard. Professor Oreskes’s research focuses on the earth and environmental sciences, with a particular interest in understanding scientific consensus and dissent. Her 2010 [...]

May
4
2018

Center for Catalysis & Surface Science Seminar (Alexander Ardagh)

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM, Evanston

Guest speakerAlexander Ardagh (Justin Notestein Research Group) Chemical and Biological EngineeringMatthewArdagh2018@u.northwestern.edu    The Center for Catalysis and Surface Science (CCSS) is a strategic research center within the Institute for Sustainability and Energy at Northwestern (ISEN). CCSS promotes interdisciplinary research fundamental to the discovery and [...]

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