Environment & Sustainability
We are delighted to invite you to join us for the UCLA Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry Distinguished Lecture Series, which is be a department-wide colloquium in a special week with no other seminars! The lecture will target students, faculty, friends, and alumni and will be followed by a reception.
Kimberly Prather is the Distinguished Chair in Atmospheric Chemistry at Scripps Institution of Oceanography and the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry at UC San Diego.
Raphael Semiat, professor of chemical engineering at the Technion-Israel Institute of Technology, presents some of Israel's major advances in water management -- an urgent challenge for both developing and developed nations.
Co-sponsored by the Institute of the Environment and Sustainability, the Water Technology Research Center and the Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering.
From public policy to installation art, this event explores all facets of modern environmental challenges and highlights efforts to make lives and businesses more sustainable. The program includes talks from top experts, workshops, local and national nonprofit organizations, art, a student film contest—and much more. We will highlight UCLA campus-wide sustainability while showcasing the new Luskin Conference Center and honoring the generosity of Meyer and Renee Luskin.
Professor Valenzuela is the current chair of the UCLA César E. Chávez Department for Chicana/o Studies and holds joint appointment in the Department of Urban Planning.