Center for Global and Regional Environmental Research on Big Ten Net

Wednesday, October 21, 2009

The UI Center for Global and Regional Environmental Research (CGRER), co-led by Engineering faculty members Greg Carmichael and Jerry Schnoor, is featured in the latest Iowa Magazine: Impact program on the Big Ten Television Network.

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CGRER studies multiple aspects of global environmental change, including the regional effects on natural ecosystems, environments, and resources, and on human health, culture and social systems.

Carmichael also is Karl Kammermeyer Professor of Chemical and Biochemical Engineering and College of Engineering associate dean for graduate studies and research.  Schnoor holds the Allen S. Henry Chair in Engineering, and is professor of civil and environmental engineering and director of the UI Water Sustainability Initiative.

Also featured in the program are the University Hygienic Laboratory, UI scholars who are tackling consumer debt in America, and an inside look at the Iowa Spirit Squads.

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