The two-part TAMEST Natural Hazards Summit originally scheduled to take place this year at Texas Tech University and the University of Houston has been postponed due to COVID-19. In the coming months, TAMEST will conduct some of this programming online and will announce rescheduled dates for the face-to-face summits at a later date.
Upcoming Forward Texas Digital Conversation: Preparing for Natural Disasters During a Pandemic
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Kishor C. Mehta, Ph.D. (NAE)
P. W. Horn Professor of Civil, Environmental and Construction Engineering
Texas Tech University
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Hanadi S. Rifai, Ph.D., P.E.
John and Rebecca Moores Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering
University of Houston
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Program Committee Members:
- Danny D. Reible, Ph.D. (NAE), Professor of Chemical Engineering, Professor of Civil, Environmental, and Construction Engineering, Texas Tech University
- Peter J. Hotez, M.D., Ph.D. (NAM), Dean of the National School of Tropical Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine
- W. Nim Kidd, Chief, Texas Division of Emergency Management
- Chandra Womack, P.E., Texas Windstorm Insurance Association; Aran & Franklin
TAMEST’s unique interdisciplinary model has become an effective recruitment tool for top research and development centers across Texas. Since our founding, more than 224 TAMEST members have been inducted into the National Academies or relocated to Texas.