Careers In Water
The Watershed Faculty Consortium invite you to participate in the 5th Annual Watershed Symposium on Tuesday, September 13, 2016 at Hollingsworth Auditorium on Ag Campus. 
 
 
This year's symposium will focus on showcasing to university students the breadth of career opportunities in water-related fields and will feature a "Careers in Water" career expo.  Industry representatives from government agency, private consulting, non-profit and education organizations will be on site with information about the career opportunities in their organization. 

8am           Check in and set up.
9am - Noon      Career Expo and Student Poster Presentations.
The following companies/agencies will host a table:
Tennessee Valley Authority
Knox County Stormwater
Knoxville Utilities Board
Civil & Environmental Consultants
EnSafe Inc.
First Utility District of Knox County
Amec Foster Wheeler
CAC AmeriCorps
Department of Interior, Office of Surface Mining Reclamation & Enforcement
Tennessee Wildlife Resrouces Agency
McGill Associates
City of Chattanooga Water Quality Program
Tennessee Deparment of Environment & Conservation, Department of Water Resources
Fulghum, MacIndoe, & Associates

Noon     Lunch (Food Trucks on site)
1:15 - 2:15pm     Keynote Address: Andy Reese, PE, Senior Project Engineering, Amec Foster Wheeler
2:15 - 3:30pm     Watershed Faculty Presentations (15 min each)
"Legal Careers for Water Professionals." Becky Jacobs, Esq. Waller Landsen Distinguided Professor of Law
"Effect of Spatial Heterogeneity of Stream Bank Roughness Elements on Bank Stability in East Tennessee." John Schwartz, PhD, PE, Associate Department Head and Professor, Civil & Environmental Engineering
"The Landscape of Water Quality." Brad Collett, ASLA, Assistant Professor, UT School of Landscape Architecture
"Assessing Intersex Condition in Fishes Inhabiting the Upper Tennessee River System." J. Brian Alford, PhD, Assistant Professor of Fishery Conservation and Management
"On Infiltrating the First 1-inch of all Rainfall Events." John Tyner, PhD, PE, PG, Associate Professor, Biosystems Engineering & Soil Science
3:30 - 4:30pm     Student Zip Talks (7.5 mins each)
"A multi-regional virtual water and water footprint analysis." Di Sheng, Stephanie Owen, Jamey Menard, Christopher Clark, Burton English, Dayton Lambert
"The Role and Function of Trees in Bioretention Practices." Andrew Tirpak, Jon Hathaway, Jennifer Franklin
"Measurement of sap flow as an indicator of transpiration of red Maple trees." Zhiqin Liu, Jennifer Franklin
"Improving water use efficiency in nursery crops." Nastaran Basiri Jahromi, Forbes Walker, Amy Fulcher
"Profitability of Irrigating for Corn, Cotton, and Soybean under Projected Drought Scenarios." Christopher N. Boyer, Katryn N. Pasaribu, Lixia He-Lambert, Dayton M. Lambert, Burton C. English, Christopher D. Clark, Chad Hellwinckel, and S. Aaron Smith
"UT Stormwater and Second Creek - A Rehabilitation Connection." DeVone Coleman.

4:30pm           Student Poster Presentation Awards, Adjourn

 Hollingsworth Adutorium is located in the Ellington Plant Sciences Building.
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