• Civil Engineering

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    Green Buildings and Health: From the Lab to the Real World

    Wednesday, December 14, 2016 | 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
    The New York Academy of Sciences

    Researchers at Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health and SUNY Upstate Medical University present the results of a new study showing that employees in high-performing, green-certified buildings had higher cognitive function test scores than those in similarly high-performing buildings that were not green certified, even after controlling for other potential explanatory factors.

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    Thursday, June 20, 2013 | 11:30 AM - 3:00 PM

    Lyceum Society: Evolution of Rolling Vehicles

    Speakers: Joel Kirman, MChE and Hugh L. Evans, PhD

    The Lyceum Society comprises the Academy's retired and semi-retired members. Talks cover various scientific fields. All Academy members are welcome.

    Wednesday, May 30, 2012 | 8:30 AM - 6:30 PM

    Implications of A Data-Driven Built Environment

    Organizers: Chris Garvin (Terrapin Bright Green), Michel Wahome (The New York Academy of Sciences)

    Our intent is to look at the potential data pool for the entire real estate industry and draw out the value between data sets and determine what data we should be collecting in order achieve sustainability and market transformation goals.

    Wednesday, March 28, 2012 | 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

    The Power of the Sea: An Evening with Bruce Parker

    Speaker: Bruce Parker

    Every time we turn on the news it seems like the earth is on the attack—tsunamis, storm surges, and El Niño feel like connected threats. Join Bruce Parker as he tells the story of scientists' efforts to protect humanity from the waters that surround us.

    Thursday, February 16, 2012 | 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

    Finding the Needle in the Data Haystack: The Implications of a Data-Driven Built Environment

    Speakers: Chris Garvin (Terrapin Bright Green), Cliff Majersik (Institute for Market Transformation), and Chris Pyke (USGBC)

    There is an increasing focus on policy, standards, and interoperability of building data. Without the proper tools, the virtual tsunami of building data can overwhelm potential users. This event draws out the market transformation opportunities.