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Dr. David Borrok, associate dean for research of Missouri S&T’s College of Engineering and Computing, will contribute to a panel discussion during Saint Louis University’s Summit for Water: Water Resources in a Changing Climate.
Borrok’s panel discussion, “From research to impact: academia and our changing climate,” is at 2:15 p.m. Wednesday, March 23, and focuses on the role that research and academia can play in water conservation and sustainability in the face of climate change.
The conference is free but requires advance registration. For more information, visit the conference website.
In 2017, Borrok joined Missouri S&T from the University of Louisiana at Lafayette, where he was inaugural director of the School of Geosciences. He also served as interim director of the Institute for Coastal Ecology and Water Research at Louisiana-Lafayette. At S&T, Borrok was chair of the geosciences and geological and petroleum engineering department before becoming associate dean. Borrok earned a bachelor’s degree in geology and geophysics from Missouri S&T, a master’s degree in economic geology from the University of Michigan, and a Ph.D. in geomicrobiology and geochemistry from the University of Notre Dame.