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Natural Hazards Resilience Speakers Series: Dr. Ismael Pagán and Dr. Ricardo López-Rodriguez, “Observations of Puerto Rico’s Recovery from Hurricane Maria: An Engineering Perspective”

February 28 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Natural Hazards Resilience Speakers Series: Dr. Ismael Pagán and Dr. Ricardo López-Rodriguez

Dr. Ismael Pagán and Dr. Ricardo López-Rodriguez, Professors, Department of Civil Engineering and Surveying, University of Puerto Rico at Mayagüez – “Observations of Puerto Rico’s Recovery from Hurricane Maria: An Engineering Perspective”

University of Puerto Rico at Mayaguez Professors Ismael Pagan and Ricardo Lopez-Rodriguez will discuss their observations of the recovery effort currently underway in Puerto Rico. Emphasis will include an overview of impacts, the challenges of repairing major civil infrastructure, and the role the university is playing in this effort.

Dr. Pagán and Dr. López-Rodriguez are professors in the Department of Civil Engineering and Surveying at the University of Puerto Rico at Mayaguez and researchers in the Coastal Resilience Center of Excellence at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Dr. Pagán is also Department Chair of the Program, which graduates more Hispanic civil engineers than any program in the United States.

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102 New East Building
203 Cameron Ave
Chapel Hill, NC 275599-3140 United States
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