Flood Resiliency Panel

Flood Resiliency PanelPhoto Credit: Kevin Sliman/Institutes of Energy and the Environment

On Monday, September 24, the Hamer Center for Community Design, with the Penn State Institutes for Energy and the Environment, facilitated a panel about flooding and flood resilience in Pennsylvania at the Stuckeman Family Building Jury Space. The public event brought together academics, industry professionals, policy-makers, and community members to discuss what local municipalities are doing to mitigate flood risk around the state.

Flood Resiliency Panel

Photo Credit: Kevin Sliman/Institutes of Energy and the Environment


Included on the panel were:

  • Nancy Tuana, DuPont/Class of 1949 Professor of Philosophy and Women’s Studies, Department of Philosophy, Penn State;
  • Marvin Rudnitsky, Selingsrove Borough Council president
  • Malcolm Derk, Director of Grants and Foundation Relations;
  • H. W. Wieder, Chair, SRHCES (susquehanna Heartland Coalition for Environmental Studies; and,
  • Klaus Keller, Director, Center for Climate and Risk Management.

Moderators:
Lara Fowler, IEE Assistant Director of Outreach and Engagement and Senior Lecturer, Penn State Law;
Lisa D. Iulo, Associate Professor of Architecture and Director, Hamer Center for Community Design.

About the Author

Christopher John Hazel
Chris is an Energy Efficient Housing Researcher at the Hamer Center for Community Design.
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