[PAST EVENT] The myth of interdisciplinary science

March 25, 2016
3:30pm - 4:30pm
VIMS - Watermen's Hall, Watermen's Lobby
1375 Greate Road
Gloucester Point, VA 23062Map this location
Presenter: Dr. Neil Ganju, Coastal and Marine Geology, U.S. Geological Survey, Woods Hole, MA

Reception at 3:00 p.m. in the lobby of Watermen's Hall

Seminar from 3:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. in McHugh Auditorium

"The myth of interdisciplinary science"

Dr. Neil K. Ganju is a research oceanographer in the Sediment Transport Group of the USGS Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center. He received his B.S. in Civil Engineering from the University of Michigan in 1998, followed by his M.S. in Coastal Engineering from the University of Florida. He then worked as a hydraulic engineer at the USGS California Water Science Center in Sacramento between 2001-2008, focusing on sediment transport and geomorphic change in San Francisco Bay. As part of the USGS Student Career Experience Program (SCEP), Dr. Ganju attended the University of California-Davis and received his Ph.D. in Civil Engineering in 2007. He joined the Woods Hole center in 2008 and has worked on observations and modeling of estuarine and coastal processes along the Atlantic and Pacific coasts, specializing in sediment transport, water-quality, and numerical modeling.

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