Spring 2020 Lecture Series


Spring 2020 Lecture Series

January 14, 2020 to June 14, 2020

Monday, February 17, 2020

10:30am to 11:45am
Kroon 321

The Urban SDGs: Localizing Sustainable Development in Urban Areas Across the World

Aromar Revi, Indian Institute for Human Settlements


Aromar Revi is the founding Director of the Indian Institute for Human Settlements (IIHS), an interdisciplinary national University in India focused on urbanization. For over a decade, he has built IIHS into one of the world’s leading education, research, training, advisory and implementation- support institution, focusing on the multi-dimensional challenges and opportunities of sustainable urbanization. He is a global practice and thought leader, and educator with 35 years of interdisciplinary experience in sustainable development, public policy and governance, human settlements, global environmental and technological change.
Aromar is an international expert on Sustainable Development; Co-Chair of the UN Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN), from where he helped lead a successful global campaign for an urban Sustainable Development Goal (SDG 11) as part of the UN’s 2030 development agenda.

Monday, February 24, 2020

12:00pm to 1:00pm
Watch a recording of this talk here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=2&v=spD0TJzEddQ&feature=emb_logo

New Haven Downtown Bioswales: Design, Function and Measured Performance

Giovanni Zinn, City of New Haven

'05 BS, Director of Engineering

Gaboury Benoit, Ph.D., Yale School of Forestry & Environmental Studies

Grinstein Class of 1954 Professor of Environmental Chemistry, Professor of Environmental Engineering