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Natural Hazards Resilience Speakers Series: Profs. Ismael Pagán and Ricardo López-Rodriguez
February 28, 2018 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Profs. Ismael Pagán and Ricardo López-Rodriguez, Professors, Department of Civil Engineering and Surveying, University of Puerto Rico at Mayagüez – “Observations of Puerto Rico’s Recovery from Hurricane Maria: An Engineering Perspective”
University of Puerto Rico at Mayaguez Professors Ismael Pagan and Ricardo Lopez-Rodriguez will discuss their observations of the recovery effort currently underway in Puerto Rico. Emphasis will include an overview of impacts, the challenges of repairing major civil infrastructure, and the role the university is playing in this effort.
Profs. Pagán and López-Rodriguez are professors in the Department of Civil Engineering and Surveying at the University of Puerto Rico at Mayaguez and researchers in the Coastal Resilience Center of Excellence at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. DPagán is also Department Chair of the Program, which graduates more Hispanic civil engineers than any program in the United States.