Earth & Space Presentations

Note:  Many topics are interdisciplinary (i.e. biochemistry, aerospace engineering).  We recommend visiting other tabs for closely related material.  For information about Bite of Science and Upcoming Sessions, please visit http://www.cee.org/bite-science.
 
Exploring the STEM in Forestry - Allen Rabon, Forest Technician, Sandhills State Forest, SC Forestry Commission; April 23, 2018 - Florence, SC
 
From Lockhart Elementary to Coral Restoration in Belize - Maya Trotz, Ph.D., Associate Professor, University of South Florida; February 26, 2018 - Tampa, FL
Recommended resources authored by Maya:
STEM in Teaching & the Indian River Lagoon Research Institute - Robert J. Weaver, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Ocean Engineering & Director of IRLRI, Florida Institute of Technology; February 27, 2018 - Melbourne, FL
 
Curiosity Rover Exploration of Mars - Dr. Alphan Altinok, Machine Learning and Instrument Autonomy, NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory; January 25, 2018 - Los Angeles, CA
Video & SlidesNot available  -  NASA Curiosity Website
 
Sensors and Science - Dr. Matt Becker, Professor, Conrey Endowed Chair of Hydrogeology, Department of Geological Sciences, California State University Long Beach; January 24, 2018 - Long Beach, CA
 
Chesapeake Bay Watershed Restoration - Jessica Seipp, Water Resources Department Manager, Dewberry; November 13, 2017 - Baltimore, MD
 
The Wonderful World of Water - Stephen M. Turner, P.E., Project Manager, Gannett Fleming, Inc.; October 25, 2017 - Hampton, VA
 
Stream Restoration - Integration of Engineering and Science - Kathy Hoverman, P.E., Senior Stream Restoration Designer, KCI Technologies; October 24, 2017 - Richmond, VA
Videounavailable  -  PowerPoint Presentation (pdf) - KCI Technologies Website
 
Paleoclimatology & Paleooceanography - Dr. Kristen St. John, Professor, James Madison University; September 11, 2017 - Harrisonburg, VA
 
Oceanography and Florida Sea Level Rise - Dr. George Maul, Professor of Oceanography, Ocean Engineering and Sciences, Florida Institute of Technology; March 28, 2017 - Melbourne, FL
 
The Geosciences and Space Exploration - Carroll Ellis, Jr., Earth & Environmental Science Educator, MathScience Innovation Center; October 17, 2016 - Richmond, VA
Videomp4  /  YouTube -  PowerPoint Presentation (pdf)
 
Planetary Defense - Dr. Nahum Melamed, Project Leader, Launch Vehicle Software Group, The Aerospace Corporation; February 16, 2016 - Los Angeles, CA
Shoot for the Stars - Mr. Kelly Smith, Assistant Director, Space Systems Department, Space Science & Engineering Division; January 26, 2016 - San Antonio, TX
 
Avaiation Meteorology - Ms. Erica Sandschulte, Senior International Operations Coordinator, Rockwell Collins; January 25, 2016 - Houston, TX
 
Introduction to CHEER - Mr. Herman Garcia, President, Coastal Habitat Education & Environmental Restoration; September 16, 2015 - Gilroy, CA
Videomp4  /  YouTube  -  CHEER Website  -  
 
Understanding Weather Impacts on Wildfires in the US. - Dr. Craig Clements, Assistant Professor, Department of Meteorology, San José State University; September 15 - San Jose, CA & September 17 - Stanford, CA
VideoSan Jose mp4  /  YouTube  -  VideoStanford mp4  /  YouTube  -  PowerPoint Presentation (pdf)  -  Craig's SJSU Website  -  Fire Weather Research Lab Website
 
The Circumgalactic Medium (the stuff around galaxies). - Dr. Molly Peeples, AURA Assistant Astronomer, Space Telescope Science Institute; September 9, 2015 - Baltimore, MD
 
Climate Change Awareness Dr. Michael Savarese, Professor of Marine Science, Director of Graduate Studies, Department of Marine & Ecological Sciences, Florida Gulf Coast University; March 11, 2015 - Fort Myers, FL
 
Water: An Environmental Engineering Perspective Dr. Heather Shipley, Associate Professor, Civil and Environmental Engineering, UT San Antonio; February 26, 2015 - San Antonio, TX
 
How We Got to Saturn - Dave Doody, Cassini Realtime Flight Operations Lead, NASA Jet Propulsion Lab; January 27, 2015 - Alhambra, CA
Video (wmv)  -  Presentation (Prezi format)  -  About Dave  -  Basics of Flight Tutorial
 
Solar Effects on HF and Satellite Communications and Power Systems - Dr. John D. Patterson, Senior Principal Engineer, HF DataLink, Information Management Services, Rockwell Collins; November 5, 2014 - College Park, MD
 
Membrane Separations in Environmental Engineering Dr. David Ladner, Assistant Professor, Department of Environmental Engineering and Earth Sciences, Clemson University; October 20, 2014 - Clemson, SC    
 
Searching for Planets Like Earth - Dr. Derek Buzasi, Professor, Physics & Astronomy, Florida Gulf Coast University; March 4, 2014 - Fort Myers Beach, FL
 
The STEM in Environmental Engineering - Dr. Richard Lewis, Environmental Engineer, Conestoga-Rovers and Associates; March 4, 2014 - Fort Myers Beach, FL
 
Geology, Engineering, and Petroleum Industry - Beatrice Parker, Geophysicist, Chevron Corp.; February 12, 2014 - Houston, TX 
 
Cosmochemistry, Meteorites - Philipp Heck, Ph.D.  Associate Curator and Head of Pritzker Center for Meteoritics and Polar Studies, The Field Museum; November 6, 2013 – Chicago, IL 
 
Space Exploration, Europa Moon - Dr. William Moore, Geophysics Professor, Hampton University; October 10, 2013 – Hampton, VA 
 
Astrobiology, Habitability of space - Dr. Michael Summers, Astrophysics Professor, Director - School of Physics, Astronomy, and Computational Sciences, George Mason University; October 8, 2013 –Fairfax, VA 
 
Geology, Experiences in Science Discovery - Dr. Lyle F. Baie, South Texas Geological Society; March 21, 2013 – San Antonio, TX 
 
Geoscience Careers, Seismic Ground Testing - Lisa Buckner, Geophysical Society of Houston Outreach Chair, Seismic Data Loading Team Lead, Hess Corporation; March 19, 2013 – Houston, TX 
 
Oil and Gas Drilling, Fracking - Keith Rappold, Petroleum Engineering Specialist, Aramco Services Company; March 19, 2013 – Houston, TX 
 
Geosciences Careers, Geology, Oil Exploration - G. Michael Gaskins, West Africa Operations Manager, ExxonMobil Exploration Company; March 18, 2013 – Houston, TX
 
International Space Station Design and Experiments - Elizabeth Stewart Smith, P.E., 3D CAD Model & 2D Drawling Lead, ISS Program Office, NASA Johnson Space Center; March 18, 2013 – Houston, TX  
 
NASA Juno Project Science, STEM Careers - Theodore Clarke, NASA/JPL Juno Project Consultant, Physics Professor, Pasadena City College; February 27, 2013 – Los Angeles, CA
 
Mining, Engineering - Stan Suboleski, Evans Energy; October 23, 2012 - Richmond, VA 
 
Forces of Weather, Scientific Process - Doug Sisterson, Argonne National Laboratory; October 9, 2012 - Oak Brook, IL