The Sustainability Seminar Series continues both onsite and online via a Blackboard Collaborate webinar on Wednesday, October 25 with A Stronger, More Resilient New York City HUD Rebuild by Design Projects in Lower Manhattan and Tottenville, Staten Island with George Penesis, AKRF.
Mr. Penesis’ work focuses on environmental studies for city, state, and federal infrastructure projects, including the RBD Coastal and Social Resiliency project in Tottenville, Staten Island currently being led by the New York State Governor’s Office of Storm Recovery. His other work has included federal environmental reviews for a wide range of post 9/11 rebuilding projects for the Lower Manhattan Development Corporation; an Environmental Impact Statement for the NYCDEP Delaware Aqueduct Tunnel Repair Program; an Environmental Assessment for the MTA East Side Access Project; and a range of projects for the NYS Dormitory Authority and New York City Transit. Mr. Penesis has lectured in architectural acoustics at the CUNY School of Architecture, served as President of the Manhattan Chapter of the National Society of Professional Engineers, and is a graduate of The Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art.
The Sustainability Seminar Series is organized by the Sustainability Management Master's program and sponsored by the Center for Environmental Systems and the Department of Civil, Environmental and Ocean Engineering (CEOE). This seminar is also available online through Blackboard Collaborate.