Policy@Tech Speakers Series: Prof. Valerie Thomas

Event Details
  • Date/Time:
    • Wednesday March 26, 2014
      3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  • Location: Ferst Room, GT Library
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  • Fee(s):
    0.00
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Contact

Fariah Majmundar

fariah@gatech.edu

Summaries

Summary Sentence: Professor Valerie Thomas from the School of Industrial & Systems Engineering (ISyE) will be our next speaker in the Policy@Tech Speakers Series.

Full Summary:

Prof. Thomas will share her experiences as a Science Advisor for the U.S. Environmental 

Protection Agency (EPA) and as a Congressional Science Fellow in Congress.

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  • Valerie Thomas visits with Representative John Lewis (center) during Congressional Visits Day Valerie Thomas visits with Representative John Lewis (center) during Congressional Visits Day
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Professor Valerie Thomas from the School of Industrial & Systems Engineering  (ISyE) will be our next speaker in the Policy@Tech Speakers Series. Prof. Thomas will share her experiences as a Science Advisor for the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and as a Congressional Science Fellow in Congress.

Dr. Valerie Thomas is the Anderson Interface Associate Professor of Natural Systems in the School of Industrial and Systems Engineering, with a joint appointment in the School of Public Policy. Her research interests are energy and materials efficiency, sustainability, industrial ecology, technology assessment, international security, and science and technology policy. Current research projects include the environmental impacts of biofuels and electricity system policy and planning.  Among her appointments, Prof. Thomas was the American Physical Society Congressional Science Fellow in 2004-2005, a Member of the U.S. EPA Science Advisory Board from 2003 to 2009, and is a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, and of the American Physical Society.

Additional Information

In Campus Calendar
Yes
Groups

Ivan Allen College of Liberal Arts, Sam Nunn School of International Affairs, Center for International Strategy, Technology, and Policy (CISTP)

Invited Audience
Undergraduate students, Faculty/Staff, Public, Graduate students
Categories
Seminar/Lecture/Colloquium
Keywords
CISTP, INTA, isye, Policy@Tech, thomas
Status
  • Created By: Vince Pedicino
  • Workflow Status: Published
  • Created On: Mar 25, 2014 - 6:56am
  • Last Updated: Apr 13, 2017 - 5:22pm