TAMEST joined together in San Antonio for our 2022 Annual Conference, June 20–22, 2022, at the Westin Riverwalk. We explored how Texas can build the vibrant, healthy communities of tomorrow and address topics like health care, education, infrastructure and infectious disease. Videos and slides from the sessions will be available soon.
Part II of the TAMEST Natural Hazards Summit: Responding to and Mitigating the Impacts took place on May 16, 2022, at Texas Tech University’s International Cultural Center.
TAMEST Natural Hazards Summit Looks at Impacts and Mitigating Effects
The TAMEST Natural Hazards Summit: Responding to and Mitigating the Impacts held Part II of its two-part series on Monday, May 16, presented by Texas Tech University’s National Wind Institute. Nearly 75 experts convened from across the United States and Canada at Texas Tech’s International Cultural Center in Lubbock, Texas for the discussions. The summit examined natural hazards’ warnings, response, and engineering aspects, with a focus on tornadoes, thunderstorms, drought and hail.
Two Texans Elected to National Academy of Sciences in 2022
TAMEST is proud to welcome two new members to the National Academy of Sciences (NAS) in 2022. The two were among the 120 members and 30 international members elected in recognition of their distinguished and continuing achievements in original research.
TAMEST Members News Roundup- May and June 2022
From award nominations to media interviews, TAMEST loves to share the accolades of our membership. Read the May and June compilation of our membership’s recent accomplishments, research breakthroughs and more.
TAMEST Annual Conference Promises Powerful Discussions on Community Health
The TAMEST 2022 Annual Conference, Forward Texas: Imperatives for Health, will explore how Texas can build the vibrant, healthy communities of tomorrow and address topics like health care, education, infrastructure and infectious disease.
“This conference will look at the health of communities, public health and social determinates of health, including things like housing and transportation,” said TAMEST Member and 2022 TAMEST Annual Conference Program Chair Nancy W. Dickey, M.D. (NAM), Executive Director, A&M Rural and Community Health Institute, Texas A&M Health. “There truly should be something for everyone.”
TAMEST Member Profile: Danny Reible, Ph.D. (NAE), Texas Tech University
TAMEST Member Danny Reible, Ph.D. (NAE) is the Donovan Maddox Distinguished Engineering Chair and Paul Whitfield Horn Professor at Texas Tech University where he guided the development of the Maddox Environmental Engineering Research Center. Currently, he sits on the TAMEST Natural Hazards Summit planning committee, where he has helped guide the two-part summit programming. Ahead of the summit next month in Lubbock, TAMEST connected with Dr. Reible to learn more about his career, passions and need to convene on the impacts of natural disasters on our communities.
TAMEST Members News Roundup- April 2022
From award nominations to media interviews, TAMEST loves to share the accolades of our membership. Read the April compilation of our membership’s recent accomplishments, research breakthroughs and more.