Nov 21: Anthony Ingraffea in Butler

The Fracking & Your Health Speakers Series welcomes Dr. Anthony R. Ingraffea, Cornell University School of Civil and Environmental Engineering

Tony Ingraffea is the Dwight C. Baum Professor and Weiss Presidential Teaching Fellow in the College of Engineering at Cornell University. He is also Director of the Cornell Fracture Group and of the Cornell Center for Theory and Simulation in Engineering and Science. Author/co-author of over 200 publications in computational and experimental mechanics, and Principal/Co-Principal investigator of over $32M in sponsored R&D at Cornell, Ingraffea specializes in fracture mechanics and is Co-Editor-in-Chief of Engineering Fracture Mechanics.

Dr. Ingraffea’s recent research projects have been sponsored by the NSF, NASA and DARPA and focus on development, verification, and validation of multi-scale, physics-based simulators of fatigue and fracture processes. Applications have been in a wide variety of material and structural systems.

7 p.m. at Succop Theater at BC3, 107College Drive, Butler, Pennsylvania 16001.  This is a FREE event by the Fracking & Your Health Speakers Series.  Sponsored by the Physicians, Scientists, and Engineers for Healthy Energy - See more

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