Lunch with League: Dr. Kelly T. Sanders, Adapting to a Water-Scarce Future, June 19, 2019

Lunch with League: Dr. Kelly T. Sanders, Adapting to a Water-Scarce Future, June 19, 2019

Clean Water Running Through Cupped Hands


Back Bay Conference Center
3415 Michelson Drive
Irvine California 92612
California US
Wednesday, June 19, 2019 - 12:00pm to 2:30pm

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The Energy Tradeoffs of Adapting to an Increasingly Water Scarce Future in Southern California

Speaker: Dr. Kelly T. Sanders, M.S.E. & Ph.D.

Dr. Kelly T. Sanders is an Assistant Professor in the University of Southern California’s Sonny Astani Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering. Her research aims to ease tensions between human and natural systems through technical, regulatory and market intervention, with particular emphasis on reducing the environmental impacts of providing energy and water services.

She has authored more than two dozen publications and has given dozens of invited talks on topics at the intersection of engineering, science, and policy. Sanders has been recognized in Forbes’ 30 under 30 in Energy and MIT Technology Review’s 35 Innovators Under 35 for her contributions to the energy field.

Her research and commentary have been featured in media outlets such as The New York Times, Forbes, The Washington Post, The Los Angeles Times, The Huffington Post, Bloomberg, The Wall Street Journal and Scientific American.

Sanders received her B.S. in Bioengineering from the Pennsylvania State University, as well M.S.E and Ph.D. degrees in Mechanical Engineering and Environmental Engineering from the University of Texas at Austin, respectively. She teaches classes related to energy and the environment.

Cost: $20 for lunch and speaker, $5 for speaker only.
Reserve, or call to cancel, by Sunday, June 16, 2019, 5:00 P.M. 

Related to:  LWVC Position on California Water Resources

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