Truth Seeking in an Age of Tribalism: Lessons from the Flint Water Crisis
Sponsor(s): Nicholas School of the Environment
Cost: Free, open to the public but space is limited. RSVP at event website (required).
Marc Edwards is the Charles Lunsford Professor of Civil Engineering at Virginia Tech, where he teaches courses in environmental engineering, applied aquatic chemistry and engineering ethics. His research group aspires to pursue science as a public good, through laboratory work on practically important but underfunded topics such as corrosion in buildings and opportunistic premise-plumbing pathogens-that work laid the groundwork for investigative science uncovering the 2001-2004 D.C. Lead Crisis and the 2014-2016 Flint Water Disaster.
Type: HUMAN RIGHTS, CIVIC ENGAGEMENT/SOCIAL ACTION, ENGINEERING, HEALTH/WELLNESS, LECTURE/TALK, and RESEARCH