Fulbright Visiting Scholar to Give Lecture on Climatic Controls Feb. 15

by Public Relations | Feb 12, 2018

Feb. 12, 2018

Dr. Pedro Luis Borges ChaffeFulbright Visiting Scholar Dr. Pedro Luis Borges Chaffe will be presenting a lecture on Climatic and Physiographic Controls of Lake and Stream interaction: The Tahoe Lake Watershed-California at 4:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 15, in the Luparello Lecture Hall in the Sis and Herman Dupre Science Pavilion on the campus of Saint Vincent College. Admission is free and open to the public.

Chaffe is an assistant professor of hydrology at the Sanitary and Environmental Engineering Department of the Federal University of Santa Catarina (UFSC), Florianopolis, Brazil.

He studied Sanitary and Environmental Engineering at UFSC in Brazil and completed his Ph.D. in urban and environmental engineering at Kyoto University, Japan.

He is the supervisor of the hydrology laboratory at UFSC (http://www.labhidro.ufsc.br/en/home) where he is studying the climatic and physiographic controls of streamflow from small to large catchments in Brazil. At the University of California at Davis he is working in the Schladow Lab on a project that focuses on the main controls of lake and stream interactions.

This presentation is conducted through the Fulbright Scholar Program’s Outreach Lecturing Fund (OLF). OLF enables visiting scholars to share their research interests, speak about their home country and exchange ideas with U.S. students, faculty and community organizations. Through these lectures, universities forge relationships with the Fulbright Scholar Program, visiting scholars and the visiting scholar’s home and host institutions.

For further details, contact Dr. Peter Smyntek, assistant professor of interdisciplinary science, at peter.smyntek@stvincent.edu or 724-805-2685.

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Photo: Dr. Pedro Luis Borges Chaffe

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