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Distinguished International Visitor Seminar: Debris Flows Following Wildfire in the Western U.S.

2nd May 2017, 14:00, W010, Main Geography Building, Professor Paul Santi, Department of Geology and Geological Engineering, Colorado School of Mines

This week we are pleased to welcome Professor Paul Santi, visiting us from the Colorado School of Mines, as part of our Distinguished International Visitor programme. For the first event during his visit, Professor Santi will be giving a seminar on his work.

Paul Santi is a Professor in the Department of Geology and Geological Engineering at the Colorado School of Mines, where he has been on the faculty for 15 years. Previously, he taught for 6 years at the Missouri University of Science and Technology, and worked for 6 years as an engineering consultant in San Francisco and Denver. He recently completed a term as President of the Association of Environmental and Engineering Geologists. His recent research has focused on analysis, prediction and mitigation design for debris flows, landslide dewatering and analysis, engineering geology pedagogy, and general geologic hazard analysis. He holds Bachelor’s degree in Geology and Physics from Duke University, an MS in Geology from Texas A&M, and a PhD in Geological Engineering from the Colorado School of Mines.

If you wish to meet with our guest outside the session, please contact his host, Dr Jeff Warburton.

Refreshments will be provided and all are welcome to attend.

Contact jeff.warburton@durham.ac.uk for more information about this event.

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