2014 Alumni Lecture

Start Date Wednesday, 16 April 2014, 06:30 pm
End Date Wednesday, 30 April 2014, 09:00 pm
Description

All over the map

Professor Kevin Hall, Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research and Innovation)

Professor Kevin Hall is a humanitarian engineer with projects dotted across the globe; from India to Indonesia, Sri Lanka to Peru.  Working with global partners, Professor Hall's research aims to provide marginalised communities with water and sanitation, developing livelihoods through small industry set-up, fisheries rehabilitation, affordable housing and alternative fuels. Professor Hall will share how his research has led to a global handprint, improving the living conditions of underprivileged communities all over the map.

Newly-appointed Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research and Innovation) at the University of Newcastle, Professor Hall's highly distinguished research career spans three decades. After starting out in the fundamentals of coastal engineering and hydraulics, he embarked on trans-disciplinary adventures in remote sensing, syndromic surveillance, photonics and pathogen detection, public health and most recently humanitarian engineering. 

Date:      Wednesday 16 April 
Time:      6.15 for 6.30pm
Venue:   The Banquet Room, Newcastle City Hall
RSVP:     Tuesday 15 April
                Register online or call or 49217454

RSVP Tuesday. 15 April 2014