ESPE Winter Seminar Series: Fossil Energy in a Modern World: Managing Impacts on Water and Climate from Domestic Energy Extraction

March 4, 2020 7:00 PM–8:00 PM

Dr. Plata proudly earned her bachelor’s degree in Chemistry from Union College (2003) and her doctoral degree in Chemical Oceanography and Environmental Chemistry from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution’s Joint Program in Oceanography (2009). Her research focuses on environmental impact of emerging industries. Plata is an NSF CAREER Awardee (2016), an Odebrecht-Braskem Sustainable Innovation Awardee (2015), a National Academy of Engineers Frontiers of Engineering Fellow (2012), a two-time National Academy of Sciences Kavli Frontiers of Science Fellow (2011, 2013), and a Caltech Resnick Sustainability Fellow (2017). Plata is Gilbert W. Winslow Career Development Assistant Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering at MIT.

Location

Nott Memorial

807 Union Street
Schenectady, NY 12308