Distinguished Lectures

Upcoming Lectures

Nov
8
Fri
2019
12:30 pm Distinguished Lecture Series: Da...
Distinguished Lecture Series: Da...
Nov 8 @ 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
Distinguished Lecture Series: David Keith, Harvard University @ Bahen Centre, Room BA1170
WHAT ROLE FOR SOLAR GEOENGINEERING IN CLIMATE POLICY? Please RSVP HERE  Abstract: I will review the science and technology of solar radiation modification. Estimates of the risks and efficacy of solar geoengineering are deeply uncertain.... Read more »
Feb
5
Wed
2020
5:00 pm Distinguished Lecture Series: Ju...
Distinguished Lecture Series: Ju...
Feb 5 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Distinguished Lecture Series: Julian Marshall @ George Ignatieff Theatre
Presented with University of Toronto Transportation Research Institute (UTTRI) “Just” cities: traffic-related air pollution and justice in the context of urban sustainability Air pollution is the largest environmental health risk globally and in Canada. A... Read more »
Feb
27
Thu
2020
5:30 pm Distinguished Lecture Series: No...
Distinguished Lecture Series: No...
Feb 27 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
Distinguished Lecture Series: Norbert Morgenstern (Feb 27)
RSVP REQUIRED TITLE: “From Certainty to Uncertainty in 64 Years” ABSTRACT: The Speaker, a graduate from the UofT in the class of 1956, was exposed at the outset of his career to a program that... Read more »
Mar
25
Wed
2020
5:00 pm Distinguished Lecture Series: Si...
Distinguished Lecture Series: Si...
Mar 25 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm
Distinguished Lecture Series: Silvio Baldassarra
RSVP REQUIRED TITLE: SkyDome Open and Shut Case VENUE AND TIME – TBD Silvio Baldassarra, Chairman of NORR Architects & Engineers Limited B.Arch., OAA, AAA, MAIBC, AANB, AAPEI, MAA, FRAIC BIo Silvio Baldassarra is an Architect... Read more »
Apr
8
Wed
2020
12:00 pm Distinguished Lecture Series: Di...
Distinguished Lecture Series: Di...
Apr 8 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
Distinguished Lecture Series: Diane McKnight @ Wallberg Building, WB116
RSVP REQUIRED   TITLE: Trouble Ahead, Trouble Behind: Acid Mine Drainage and Climate Change in the Rocky Mountains Co-hosted with CivMin, Ryerson, and York   Diane McKinght, University of Colorado Diane M. McKnight is a Professor in the Department... Read more »
Apr
15
Wed
2020
5:00 pm Distinguished Lecture Series: Je...
Distinguished Lecture Series: Je...
Apr 15 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm
DATE SUBJECT TO CHANGE VENUE – TBD RSVP REQUIRED   Jenna Davis, Stanford University Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering and Senior Fellow at the Woods Institute for the Environment PhD, UNC-Chapel Hill, Environmental Science... Read more »

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The Department of Civil & Mineral Engineering annual Distinguished Lecture Series seeks to:

  • provide opportunities for faculty and students to meet and interact with internationally renowned researchers in the civil and mineral engineering area;
  • provide opportunities to showcase the U of T Department of Civil & Mineral Engineering to national and international colleagues;
  • increase our potential for national and international collaborations;
  • enhance the research experience for our students.