July 17, 2014
Please join us for a research seminar and discussion with Jorge E. Gonzalez, CUNY. All guests are welcome to attend a networking reception following the seminar at 5:00 pm.
Bio: Prof. Jorge Gonzalez has more than 20 years of expertise in energy, sustainability, climate change, climate modeling, remote sensing, heat transfer, solar energy, low energy buildings, urban climate and weather. He also has experience with the development of undergraduate and graduate educational programs to increase the number of professionals in Earth Science and Environmental Sustainability fields. He has collaborated extensively with several agencies and private enterprises such as the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, the U.S. Department of Energy, the U.S. Department of Education, the National Science Foundation, the National Aeronautics and Space Agency, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Agency, and the California Energy Commission. He has also served as a principal and co-principal investigator on many research grants totaling more than $15M. He is a Fellow Member of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME), a member of the Board on Urban of the American Society of Meteorological Society, the chair of the ASME Solar Energy Division and a member of the Department of Homeland Security Task Force on Sustainability.