University of FloridaDepartment of Agricultural & Biological Engineering

Biocomplexity Engineering group seminars

Spring 2016 Schedule
Thursdays 11:30-12:00 am, Rogers 284 (Hydrological Modeling Lab).

Seminars contact: Galia Selaya

 

January

14

Alice Alonso

PhD Candidate, Agriculture and Biological Engineering, UFL

Can upstream anthropogenic activities reshape the tidal influence on a downstream wetland? A case study in NW Costa Rica

21

Ismael Rodea

Postdoc Associate, Agriculture and Biological Engineering, UFL

The 7 Habits of highly effective people:  by Stephen R. Covey. An introduction from a grateful reader

28

Natalie Nelson

PhD Candidate, Agriculture and Biological Engineering, UFL

 

Why does tidal creek disolve oxygen peak at night? Abiotic vs. biotic forcing of oxygen dynamics?

February

4

Ismael Rodea

Postdoc Associate, Agriculture and Biological Engineering, UFL

Rafel Muñoz-Carpena

Prof. Agriculture and Biological Engineering, UFL

 Paper discussion: Networking Our Way to Better Ecosystem Service Provision. The QUINTESSENCE Consortium. Trends in Ecology & Evolution

Quick Case Studies: Etiquette and Ethics in Scientific Publications

11

Alfredo Garcia

Preeminent Professor, Dept. of Industrial and Systems Engineering, UFL

Incentives for "blackbox" resource allocation

18

Jim Chastain

Past President and Senior Consultant,Chastain Skillman Inc., http://chastainskillman.com

Deconstructing Water Resource Management Silos: Maximizing the Benefits of a Finite Resource

25

Geraldine Klarenberg

PhD Candidate, Agriculture and Biological Engineering, UFL

Vegetation dynamics in the SW Amazon: application of partial Granger causality to uncover relationships between variables

March

3

Johnny M. Grace III, Ph.D.

General Engineer, US Forest Service
Center for Forest Watershed Research

Science to inform watershed management in changing systems

10

Rafael Muñoz-Carpena

Prof. Agriculture and Biological Engineering, UFL

Representing the "real world" behaviour of biocomplex systems: opportunities and challenges for enginineering.

Inaguration Speach, Royal Academy of Engineers of Spain.

17

Trevor Caughlin

NSF SEES Fellow, Postdoctoral Research Associate. School of Forest Resources & ConservatioUniversity of Florida

Hierarchical Bayesian models for reforestation

24

Mathieu Javaux

Prof. Earth and Life Institute, Université catholique de Louvain, Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium

Measuring and modeling soil plant interactions from rhizosphere to field scale
31

Ann Creamer

PhD student, Agriculture and Biological Engineering, UFL

Carbon materials for post-combustion carbon dioxide capture

April

7

June Fang

PhD student, Agriculture and Biological Engineering, UFL

Activated carbon from hydrochar

12

Guest speaker: Christian Hüning

MSc, University of Hamburg

Modeling & Simulation as a Service: Ecological Modeling in the Cloud wifi MARS

14

Jane Southworth

Prof. Dept. of Geography, UFL

Changes in vegetation persistence across global savanna landscapes, 1982–2010

21

Gregory E. Glass

Preeminent Professor, Dept. of Geography and Emerging Pathogens Institute, UFL

Host and vector communities impact on pathogen diversity
22

Douglas Shiel

Professor, Norwegian University of Life Sciences

Round table on "How trees water our planet? recent advances and current controversies"

28

Conrado de Leon

PhD student, Agriculture and Biological Engineering, UFL

Marco Pazmino

PhD student, Agriculture and Biological Engineering, UFL

Using water allocation models in the Florida water management districts

 

Short video: Analysis of the lPalo Verde protected Ramsar wetland vegetation long-term degradation  after an interbasin water transfer.

 

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