Join us for Café Scientifique
Interested in science? Want to learn more about the latest technology breakthroughs in normal English, minus the jargon? Then Café Scientifique Pittsburgh at Carnegie Science Center is the place to be!
Café Sci is THE place in Pittsburgh where anyone interested in science can get together in a virtual setting to discuss today’s science issues with experts, and best of all… you can ask your own questions! After a brief talk by our monthly guest speaker, the evening is dedicated to a question-and-answer session.
Andrea Jackman, PhD
Principal Consultant in Data Science with ABS Group
Join Andrea Jackman for an insider’s look at the science and industry of emergency management. Dr. Jackman will discuss current applications of engineering principles in disaster science, from building codes to federal policy for risk management to scientific studies conducted by major federal agencies. Hear about future areas for research, how we avoided a second Katrina, what went wrong during the COVID-19 pandemic, and more.
About Dr. Andrea Jackman
Dr. Jackman is a Principal Consultant in Data Science with ABS Group. Prior to joining ABS, she worked for over ten years with IBM as a consultant on emergency management projects with FEMA, US Army Corps of Engineers, and NOAA, after earning her BS in Meteorology from Valparaiso University and PhD in Wind Science & Engineering from Texas Tech. Her past projects and ongoing research interests include the application of civil and industrial engineering principles within disaster and crisis management. She enjoys publishing her project work and findings in academic journals and books, including articles for the United Nations Office of Disaster Risk Reduction and most recently, Harvard Business Review.
Register for Café Sci
The virtual event is FREE to attend, but preregistration is required ! Carnegie Science Center would like to continue to offer programs like Café Sci, Women in STEM, and others. Please consider making a donation when you register. Once you sign up, you’ll get an email confirmation. Have a question for Dr. Jackman? You’ll be able to type your questions in the Q&A section during the presentation!
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