Sustainable Waste Management, Interdisciplinary Practice; Disaster management and Urban Sustainability

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Gunilla Oberg – Her recent projects address sustainable sanitation planning, particularly in growing urban areas. Questions that drive her work include: What kind of knowledge is needed, used and trusted? How does the knowledge used impact perceived solutions and how are risks and benefits distributed?

Students: Daniel Klein

 

Stephanie Chang – Dr. Stephanie Chang’s research addresses issues of community vulnerability and resilience to natural disasters. Broadly speaking, it investigates three types of questions:  What happens in disasters, and why? What can be anticipated in future disasters? And, how can disruption from disasters be effectively reduced?

Students: Jackie Yip, Tugce Conger