Assistant Professor in Residence, Dr. Anjali Fernandes, has been working alongside geostatisticians from Petroleum Engineering at Stanford to constrain uncertainty in natural systems. You can read more about it in this article, pertinent information is highlighted.
Meetings and Conferences
The 2016 Northeastern Section Annual Meeting is being held March 21 – 23 in Albany, NY.
Details can be found here: http://www.geosociety.org/Sections/ne/2016mtg/
Geoscience Alumni Career Panel
The UConn Foundation is holding an alumni career panel focused on Geosciences and Geography.
Date: Tuesday, October 20th
Location: Laurel Hall 301
Day Trip: Brooklyn Botanic Garden & Brooklyn Museum, NYC
Saturday October 10, Departing from Storrs and Cromwell
Advance registration required: Bus Fee UConn Student Special: $35
Email Dave Colbert to register firstname.lastname@example.org
Beautiful in the fall, the Brooklyn Botanic Garden represents the very best in urban gardening and horticultural display, with over 10,000 taxa of plants within its 52 acres. Adjacent to the Botanic Garden you will find the Brooklyn Museum, one of the oldest and largest art museums in the country. Its world-renowned permanent collections range from ancient Egyptian masterpieces to contemporary art, and represent a wide range of cultures from across the globe.
The bus will leave Storrs at 8 am and make a second pick-up in Cromwell at 8:45 am. The bus will depart Brooklyn at 5 pm. Please arrive and be prepared to board the bus prior to departure times. Admission to the Museum and Botanic Garden are not included and should be paid at the door. Both offer a discounted “Art and Garden Ticket” to visit both venues. For admission packages, visit the Brooklyn Botanic Garden website at http://www.bbg.org/ and the Brooklyn Museum website at https://www.brooklynmuseum.org/about
PhD student Sarah Vitale came in 1st place in the Three Minute Thesis contest sponsored by the graduate school on Tuesday, September 29th. The competition involves PhD students standing on stage and explaining their dissertation work in just three minutes. There was a lot of competition, but Sarah was able to come out on top and will go on to compete internationally among students from the U-21 member universities. She won a $1000 travel award, a free lunch for her lab group and a trophy. Congratulations Sarah!