“Disasters in Arizona: Are We Prepared?”
5:30-6:30 p.m., Friday April 15
Arizona Science Center
600 W. Washington, Phoenix
Edward Kavazanjian, geotechnical engineer and professor in the School of Sustainable Engineering and the Built Environment, will talk about the engineering challenges in preparing for natural disasters that could strike Arizona in the future. He will be joined by Timothy Lant, an assistant research professor with ASU’s Decision Theater. Lant will discuss the social aspects of preparing for and dealing with natural disasters. Science Cafes are informal forums that encourage questions and discussion between speakers and audience members. Admission is free. There is a light-rail stop near the Arizona Science Center, at 5th Street and Washington Street in downtown Phoenix.
More information: Jennifer Watkins, 480-727-7843 or Joe Kullman, 480-965-8122.