Monthly Archives: October 2013

Come and expand your knowledge with a complimentary Friday Lunch!

What:        October Speaker Spotlight
Speaker:   Dr. Deborah E. Young-Corbett
Topic:        An interdisciplinary approach to control construction pollutants.
Date:          Friday, October 25.
Time:         12 -1 pm
Venue:       Room 341 at Squires Student Center.


Come enjoy a lively talk along with a complimentary Friday lunch! If you have any questions, please contact Souvick Chatterjee, the Social Spotlight Series Chair at


About the Speaker:
Dr. Young-Corbett is an assistant professor in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering and the Myers-Lawson School of Construction at Virginia Tech.  With degrees in biological sciences, environmental science, and industrial engineering, she is no stranger to trans-disciplinary work. She has been engaged in interdisciplinary research activities since joining the faculty in 2007 and will discuss the challenges and rewards of inquiry that transcends traditional academic boundaries.