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Not a Drop to Drink? -- 6-25-20 FREE -- Michigan Water Quality Update -- Panel Discussion
Brian Steglitz, P.E., Manager, City of Ann Arbor Water Treatment Services Curt Wolf, P.E., Managing Director, UM Urban Collaboratory Sara Talpos, Moderator, Science Journalist, and Senior Editor, Undark magazine at MIT Brian Steglitz is the Manager of Water Treatment Services for the City of Ann Arbor and is responsible for operation of the City’s 50 MGD Water Treatment Plant that serves approximately 125,000 people in the City of Ann Arbor and environs. Mr. Steglitz is a former Vice President of the American Water Works Association, and is currently on the Board of Directors for The Water Research Foundation. Mr. Steglitz has a BA in Economics from Yale University and a MS in Civil/Environmental Engineering from Stanford University. Curt Wolf serves as Managing Director of the University of Michigan’s Urban Collaboratory. Established in 2016, the Urban Collaboratory connects faculty and students from a variety of fields to work in partnership with city stakeholders to accelerate community progress toward improved health, sustainability, and equity through collaborative research that translates innovation to practice. Mr. Wolf has served in a number of senior management positions for large multinational consulting firms, directing a wide variety of technical disciplines, and providing consulting services to governments, corporations, foundations, institutions and non-profit corporations. Mr. Wolf is a Professional Engineer licensed in several states, and holds a BS in Civil Engineering from The University of Texas at Austin and an MBA from the University of Missouri at St. Louis. Sara Talpos is an independent science journalist and senior editor at Undark magazine, a science magazine affiliated with MIT. In 2019, she published a feature in Science magazine about how local citizens uncovered PFAS contamination in west Michigan. More recently, she reporter for Undark on a new legal strategy known as “toxic battery” being tested in PFAS cases across the country.
Event Type : Thursday Morning Lecture Series      
Date(s) : 06/25/2020
Day of Week : Thursday
Time : 10:00-11:30 am
Location : Live Stream - https://umich.zoom.us/j/92477979810
Address : MI
Fee : $0.00
Event Status : COMPLETED