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Considerations for the Future of Animal Science Research

View a list of Sustainability-related meetings at The National Academies 

Past Events:

Network for Emerging Leaders in Sustainability: Green Growth: USA-Portugal
June 11, 2014
Washington, DC

Roundtable on Science and Technology for Sustainability

May 20-21, 2014
Washington, DC

Considerations for the Future of Animal Science Research

May 13-14, 2014
Washington, DC

Best Practices for Risk-Informed Remedy Selection, Closure, and Post-Closure Control of Contaminated Sites
October 30-31, 2013
Washington, DC

Sustainability for the Nation: Resource Connections & Governance Linkages
July 24, 2013
Davis, CA

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Roundtable Members

Thomas Graedel (Co-Chair), Clifton R. Musser Professor of Industrial Ecology, Yale University 

Ann M. Bartuska (Co-Chair), Deputy Under Secretary for Research, Education and Economics, U.S. Department of Agriculture

Wayne S. Balta, Vice President, Corporate Environmental Affairs and Product Safety, IBM Corporation 
Steve Bergman, Principal Regional Geologist, Shell International Exploration & Production Company

Stephen R. Carpenter (NAS), Stephen Alfred Forbes Professor of Zoology, Center for Limnology, University of Wisconsin-Madison
David Dzombak (NAE), Walter J. Blenko, Sr. University Professor of Environmental Engineering, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Carnegie Mellon University
Paulo Ferrão, Professor, Instituto Superior Tecnico, Technical University of Lisbon

Marco Ferroni,
Executive Director, Syngenta Foundation for Sustainable Agriculture 

Neil C. Hawkins, Corporate Vice President, Global EH&S and Sustainability, The Dow Chemical Company 

Lek Kadeli, Acting Assistant Administrator, Office of Research and Development, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency*

Michael Kavanaugh (NAE), Principal, Geosyntec Consultants

Jack Kaye, Associate Director, Research of the Earth Science Division, National Aeronautics and Space Administration* 

Mehmood Khan, Executive Vice President and Chief Scientific Officer, Global Research and Development, PepsiCo Inc. 

´╗┐´╗┐Suzette Kimball, Acting Director, U.S. Geological Survey*

Steven E. Koonin, Director, Center for Urban Science and Progress, New York University 
Francis O'Sullivan, Director, MIT Energy Initiative, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Prabhu Pingali, Director, Tata-Cornell Initiative in Agriculture and Nutrition, Cornell University

Paul Sandifer, Senior Science Advisor to the Under Secretary of Commerce for Oceans and Atmosphere, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration*

Dennis Treacy, Executive Vice President and Chief Sustainability Officer, Smithfield Foods, Inc. 

B.L. Turner II (NAS), Gilbert F. White Professor of Environment and Society, School of Geographical Sciences, Arizona State University

Michael Webber, Assistant Professor, Mechanical Engineering, University of Texas

Roundtable on Science and Technology for Sustainability, Biographical Information


Marina Moses, Director, Science and Technology for Sustainability Program

Jennifer Saunders, Program Officer

Dominic Brose, Program Officer

Emi Kameyama, Program Associate

Dylan Richmond, Research Assistant

*Denotes ex-officio member