News Release

REF NO.: 32

SUBJECT: PSA: Public lecture about the impact of climate change on local infrastructure

DATE: April 9, 2018

Memorial’s Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science will host a public lecture on Wednesday, April 11.
Dr. Joseph Daraio, assistant professor, Department of Civil Engineering, will discuss the potential impact of climate change on Newfoundland and Labrador’s infrastructure, such as drainage infrastructure (flooding), transportation (culvert washout) and building design. 

He will also discuss what the provincial government and Memorial University are doing to protect communities.
This Speaking of Engineering lecture series, hosted by the Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science and the Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of Newfoundland and Labrador, will be held on Wednesday, April 11, at 7:30 p.m. in the Engineering building’s lecture theatre, room EN-2006, on Memorial’s St. John’s campus.
Admission is free. Free parking is available in lot 60. All are welcome. Reception to follow.

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