David Dzombak, professor in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at Carnegie Mellon University, will give a seminar on Friday, March 6 on “Climate Change Adaptation for Infrastructure: A Grand Challenge for Civil and Environmental Engineering.” The seminar will take place from 12:45 to 1:45 p.m. in the Bingham building, Room 240.
Dzombak’s seminar will explore the impact of climate change on civil and environmental infrastructure. He will discuss the actions that must be taken by civil and environmental engineers in order to design new guidelines for building sustainable communities in the 21st century.
About the speaker
David Dzombak is the Hamerschlag University Professor and Head of the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at Carnegie Mellon University. The emphasis of his research and teaching is on water quality engineering, water resource sustainability, and energy-environment issues. Dzombak received his Ph.D. in Civil Engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 1986. He also holds an M.S. in Civil Engineering (1981) and a B.S. in Civil Engineering (1980) from Carnegie Mellon, and a B.A. in Mathematics from Saint Vincent College (1980). He is a registered Professional Engineer in Pennsylvania, a Board Certified Environmental Engineer, a Diplomate Water Resources Engineer member of the National Academy of Engineering.