Dr. Janaki R.R. Alavalapati, Dean
School of Forestry & Wildlife Sciences
3301 Forestry and Wildlife Building
602 Duncan Drive
Auburn, Alabama 36849-3418
The 2024 Spring Seminar Series will feature Adnan Rajib, Assistant Professor in the Department of Civil Engineering at the University of Texas at Arlington. Rajib will give a talk titled “Wetlands as nature-based climate solutions” on Wednesday, Feb 7, at 11 a.m. in Room 2217 of the College of Forestry, Wildlife and Environment Building located at 602 Duncan Drive, Auburn, AL.
Dr. Rajib is hosted by Dr. Latif Kalin, Professor in the College of Forestry, Wildlife and Environment. Rajib’s presentation will elaborate on how wetlands and depressional storage systems are some of the most productive yet vulnerable ecosystems of the world. He will discuss the recent data, geospatial analytics, and model developments being used to map wetlands, estimate wetland loss, and harness wetlands as nature-based solutions to floods and droughts.
Dr. Rajib is a tenure-track Assistant Professor and the Director of the Hydrology & Hydroinformatics Innovation (H2I) Lab in the Department of Civil Engineering, University of Texas at Arlington. Dr. Rajib’s research focuses primarily on sustainability with emphasis on climate risks and big data informatics. His work has been published in reputable journals including Nature. His most recent works on global water quality and human floodplain alterations have been featured in NASA Discovery and Nature Outlook. Dr. Rajib received a Ph.D. in Civil Engineering from Purdue University in Spring 2017 and worked as a Postdoctoral fellow at the US EPA Office of Research and Development until 2019.
Faculty, students, and the public are invited to attend this program. Advanced registration is not required. Refreshments will be available after the seminar. Parking is available on the third and fourth floors in the South Quad Parking Deck across from the CFWE Building on Duncan Drive. To receive announcements about future seminars, download the 2024 Spring Seminar Calendar or request to join our email list at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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