Sustainable Cities: Enhancing Sustainable Transitions Through an Understanding of Risk

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Rozanski Hall, Rm 103

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Join us on Tuesday, January 22nd for the Hopper Lecture “Sustainable Cities: Enhancing Sustainable Transitions Through an Understanding of Risk” presented by Professor Patricia Romero-Lankao.
 
Paty Romero-Lankao has a joint appoint as a Senior Research Scientist at the Transportation and Hydrogen Systems Center of National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) and the University of Chicago's Mansueto Institute for Urban Innovation. She has several research grants, and some 120 peer-reviewed publications. This work primarily focuses on three broad areas of research: 1. The dynamics of urbanization and urban systems that shape inequality in risk at multiple scales; 2. The links between risks and food, energy and water (FEW) systems in cities; and 3. Governance and institutional capacities to adapt to and mitigate environmental risks in cities. Paty has extensive experience as a sociologist working across disciplines, and at the science-policy interface in the US and internationally. She was co-leading author to Working Group II of the Nobel prize-winning IPCC Fourth Assessment Report (2007).
 
Hopper Lecture
Speaker:              Prof. Patricia Romero-Lankao
Title:                      Sustainable Cities: Enhancing Sustainable Transitions Through an Understanding of Risk
Date:                     Tuesday, January 22nd, 2019
Time:                     6:00pm-7:30pm
Location:              Rozanski Hall, Rm 103
 
Open to the Public | Free Admission