Focus on Japan: Crisis and Response (A Georgia Tech Forum)

Event Details
  • Date/Time:
    • Wednesday April 6, 2011
      4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
  • Location: GT's Global Learning Center ~ 2nd Floor, Room 236
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  • URL: http://www.gatechcenter.com/
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Contact

Angela Levin
CISTP
Contact Angela Levin
404-894-3199

Summaries

Summary Sentence: Lessons from the Earthquake, Tsunami, and Nuclear Crises

Full Summary: Focus on Japan: Crisis and Response (A Georgia Tech Forum). This forum will address "Lessons from the Earthquake, Tsunami, and Nuclear Crises" with expert panelists: Dr. Glenn Rix, Dr. Glenn Sjoden, Dr. Pinar Keskinocak and Dr. Usha C. Nair-Reichert; mo

Focus on Japan: Crisis and Response (A Georgia Tech Forum). This forum will address "Lessons from the Earthquake, Tsunami, and Nuclear Crises".

Expert Panelists
Dr. Glenn Rix (School of Civil and Environmental Engineering)
Dr. Glenn Sjoden (The George W. Woodruff School of Mechanical Engineering)
Dr. Pinar Keskinocak (H. Milton Stewart School of Industrial and Systems Engineering)
Dr. Usha C. Nair-Reichert (School of Economics)

Moderator
Dr. Brian Woodall (Sam Nunn School of International Affairs)

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Dr. Glenn Rix is a Professor in the School of Civil and Environmental Engineering. His research interests include geotechnical earthquake engineering, dynamic properties of soils, and non-destructive and non-invasive methods for site and material characterization in geotechnical and transportation engineering. [Full Bio]

Dr. Glenn Sjoden is a Professor with The George W. Woodruff School of Mechanical Engineering, and is also affiliated with the Ivan Allen College's Center for International Strategy, Technology, and Policy (CISTP)'s Nuclear Nonproliferation Program. His research interests include Nuclear and Radiological Engineering/Medical Physics: Particle transport and numerical methods, nuclear systems analysis with parallel computing: power generation, defense programs, non-destructive testing, detection, and medical applications. Also, heat transfer, computational fluids, and high-performance computing applications. [Full Bio]

Dr. Pinar Keskinocak is a Professor with the H. Milton Stewart School of Industrial and Systems Engineering. Her research focuses on supply chain management, with an emphasis on resource allocation, revenue management, auctions/pricing, due date/lead-time decisions, production planning/scheduling, and logistics/transportation. She has worked on projects in several industries including automotive, semiconductor, paper manufacturing, printing, healthcare, and airlines. She is also actively engaged in research and applications in healthcare and humanitarian logistics. [Full Bio]

Dr. Usha C. Nair-Reichert is an Associate Professor with the School of Economics, and is also affiliated with the Ivan Allen College's Center for International Strategy, Technology, and Policy (CISTP)'s Nuclear Nonproliferation Program. Her research interests are in the areas of trade policy, intellectual property rights, multinational investments, monetary policy and economic development. She has also worked with several community outreach projects focusing on issues such as poverty, health care and education. [Full Bio]

Dr. Brian Woodall is an Associate Professor with The Sam Nunn School of International Affairs. His research focus includes comparative politics with an emphasis on Japan and East Asia, international relations, and political economy. His current research projects explore energy security in East Asia, campaign finance and political corruption in Japan, and the evolution of Japanese democracy. [Full Bio]

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Ivan Allen College of Liberal Arts, Sam Nunn School of International Affairs

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Categories
Seminar/Lecture/Colloquium
Keywords
CISTP, Crisis and Response, Focus on Japan, Georgia Tech Forum, IAC, INTA, Lessons fro, Sjoden, Usha C. Nair-Reichert, Woodall
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  • Created On: Mar 29, 2011 - 8:00pm
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