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CEE Alum Paul Freedman delivers the Rackham 2012 Centennial Lecture (video)

Paul Freedman, co-Founder and President of LimnoTech, delivers the Rackham 2012 Centennial Lecture in Civil and Environmental Engineering. The lecture was titled, “Moving from Crisis to Sustainability: The Global Water Challenge.”Paul Freedman, co-Founder and President of LimnoTech, delivers the Rackham 2012 Centennial Lecture in Civil and Environmental Engineering. The lecture was titled, “Moving from Crisis to Sustainability: The Global Water Challenge.”| Short Read

Bio: Paul Freedman, P.E., BCEE, (BSE ’72; MSCE ’73) is co-founder and President of LimnoTech. Paul’s 35-year career has encompassed the full history of progress under the Clean Water Act, constantly emphasizing quality, innovation, and service. He has particular technical expertise in the use of models to assess and solve surface water, watershed, and groundwater challenges, as well as creating innovative policy and program approaches. He has been a leading innovator in user interactive models, as well as watershed management, sustainability, wet weather control programs and adaptive management. Paul has taught, presented, and lectured throughout the U.S., with over 200 conferences, workshops, presentations and papers to his credit. Paul has contributed to the advancement of water science and engineering through participation and leadership in numerous professional groups. He is a past President of the Water Environment Federation (WEF), an international organization of more than 35,000 water quality professionals. He was honored by WEF by being named one of the first recipients of its WEF Fellow Recognition Program, and was granted “Fellow” status by the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE). He also received the College of Engineering 2002 Alumni Society Merit Award for Civil and Environmental Engineering.

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Solving the sun’s super-heating mystery with Parker Solar Probe

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