News - October 2012 - College of Liberal Arts & Sciences
Friday, October 5, 2012
»Angela Strecker, Environmental Science and Management faculty, along with co-investigators Mark Sytsma, Val Brenneis, and Ian Davidson received a $210,000 grant from the Oregon State Marine Board to study management of aquatic invasive species.
»J.J.P. Veerman, Mathematics and Statistics faculty, gave an invited lecture on Asymptotic Reliability Theory at the Universidad Carlos 3 of Madrid, Spain, in June.
»Jay Gopalakrishnan, Mathematics and Statistics faculty, gave a keynote presentation, “Mixed and Nonconforming Families of Elements for Linear Elasticity,” at the Sixth European Conference on Computational Methods in Applied Sciences and Engineering, Vienn
»David Ervin, Economics faculty, presented "Rural and Urban Ecosystem Services: Substitutes or Complements?" at the Ecosystem Services Partnership Conference held in Portland, July 31.
»Wim Laven, Conflict Resolution, presented "Militarism vs. the World: Is the Military Bound to the Environment and Future Generations?" at the Peace and Justice Studies Association Conference at Tufts University, Boston, Oct. 6.
»Eva Nunez, World Languages and Literatures faculty, was invited to teach two classes in the Graduate Summer Program of Middlebury College in Buenos Aires, session 2012.
»Heejun Chang, Geography faculty, and graduate assistant Betsy Breyer authored a paper titled "Land-use, Temperature and Single Family Residential Water Use Patterns in Portland, Oregon and Phoenix, Arizona" published in Applied Geography, Vol. 35, pp. 142
»John Hall, Economics and International Studies faculty, coauthored the article "Veblen's Predator and the Great Crisis" published in the Journal of Economic Issues, Vol. XLVI, No. 2, 2012, pp. 411-418.
»Sean Kohles, Mechanical and Materials Engineering and Biology faculty, co-authored "Serious Head and Neck Injury as a Predictor of Occupant Position in Fatal Rollover Crashes" published in Forensic Science International, Vol. 222, No. 1-3, October 2012.