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Dr. Cerato Discusses the Importance of Geotechnical Engineering

Amy Cerato

Amy Cerato is a Rapp Foundation Presidential Professor and a recipient of the 2009 Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers (PECASE).  Dr. Cerato is a geotechnical engineer whose research includes predicting expansive soil behavior using microscale properties and foundation design for alternative energy.  Here, she talks with Dr. R.C. Davis-Undiano on Current Conversations about the importance of Geotechnical Engineering in society and bringing engineering concepts to our youth early and often.

Laura Brunson Explains the Water Crisis at TEDxOU

Laura Brunson is an EPA STAR Fellow and a Ph.D. candidate in Environmental Science researching ways to improve access to safe drinking water. Laura's research includes testing and developing innovative treatment technologies and working on methods of implementing safe water technologies in developing communities. Laura enjoys working with students when teaching courses on social entrepreneurship in the College of Business at OU and in the future plans to both teach and do development work focused on water, poverty reduction and promoting gender equality.

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