Marcelo Garcia

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Chester and Helen Siess Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Dr. Garcia is the Chester and Helen Siess Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, and has served as Director of the Ven Te Chow Hydrosystems Laboratory in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering since 1997. Together with his students, Prof. Garcia developed the first three-dimensional hydrodynamic and water quality model of the Chicago River and used it to explain the presence of density currents in the waterways.

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Wednesday, October 10
Talk

Water: The Ripple Effect

Our most precious resource is becoming more valuable by the day. Water affects and is affected by everything: it is the difference between life and... read more
Speakers: Jon Rose, Marcelo Garcia, Shalini Kantayya, Wendy Pabich, Robert F. Kennedy, Jr. , Peter Gleick
Owen Theatre @ Goodman Theatre 170 N. Dearborn Street

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