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Dr. Daniel B. Oerther, professor of environmental health engineering, has been selected as the 2020 Kappe Distinguished Lecturer by the American Academy of Environmental Engineers and Scientists.
Inaugurated in 1989, the Kappe series includes presentations on approximately a dozen college campuses during the autumn academic term. During the autumn 2020 academic term, Oerther will offer two different lectures. The first will present his work with nurses using community based participatory research to eliminate childhood stunting in Guatemala, and the second will present his work with the World Bank using science diplomacy to promote climate resilience and food security in the Caribbean.