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CEE Professor Ganguly to deliver invited keynote at National Academies workshop

November 29, 2018

CEE Professor Auroop R. Ganguly has been invited as a keynote speaker at The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine (NASEM) workshop on "Frontiers on Big Data, Modeling, and Simulation in Urban Sustainability" organized by the  National Academies' Board on Mathematical Sciences and Analytics. Ganguly will speak on his ongoing line of work that he has been calling "Intelligent Climate Adaptation and Resilient Engineering for Urban Sustainability (I-CARE-4-US)".  

The details below are from the Event Registration website (current as of November 29, 2018: website information likely to be updated soon by the organizers):


Workshop and Webcast on Frontiers of Big Data, Modeling, and Simulation in Urban Sustainability

Data, modeling, and simulations are critical to planning for and maintaining sustainable communities. This workshop and webcast will bring together the emerging interdisciplinary network of practitioners, business leaders, academics, and policy makers using data for urban sustainability. The workshop will focus on identifying areas where cities can partner with the scientific community to address challenges related to air and water quality, transportation and physical infrastructure, and sustainable inclusive communities.

Day 1: January 30, 2019 from 9am-5pm ETDay 2: January 31, 2019 from 9am-3pm ET

We'll post more information, including an agenda, as the event approaches.

This event is organized by the National Academies' Board on Mathematical Sciences and Analytics, in conjunction with the Board on Energy and Environmental Systems and the Computer Science and Telecommunications Board.


Keck Center

500 Fifth St. NW

Room 100

Washington, D.C 20001


In case you cannot attend in person, we invite you to register for the live webcast. Instructions for accessing the webcast will be provided as the event approaches. During the event, we encourage webcast participants to send questions for the speakers to Beth Zeitler at, who will read them out if time permits.