The start of a new semester brings with it a new series of public lectures. We are happy to announce the four speakers mentioned below, who will present on various current topics in the built environment.

All lectures are open to the public and are held on Mondays from 4:00 pm – 5:15 pm in the Olver Design Building Room 170. Zoom options will be available, too. Want to get notified when these are? Sign up for our email list.

MassDOT: Route 2 Gill Slope Failure and Rapid Repair Procedures
Patricia Leavenworth, PE, Director for MassDOT Highway District 2, Connecticut River Valley, Western MA
09.18.23 | 4:00-5:15pm | Design Building Room 170

Energy Modeling for Homes: HERS Rating Process & MA Stretch Energy Code
Lia Douillet, HERS Consultant, Ecotechnology, Florence, MA
10.16.23 | 4:00-5:15pm | Design Building Room 170

Building a Greener Future: Mercy Corps’ Global Sustainability Efforts
Francis Xavier Tuokuu, Ph.D., Senior Advisor, Mercy Corps
11.06.23 | 4:00-5:15pm | Design Building Room 170

Climate-smart Construction: Plant-based Prefab: A Carbon Drawdown Solution
Andrew Frederick, Founder Croft Panels
11.27.23 | 4:00-5:15pm | Design Building Room 170

You can find the calendar entries for these here: