Dr. David Hacker, Local Professor and National Expert on Structural Geology, Will Give Free Lecture Tuesday at Kent State Trumbull
Faculty Lecture Series
On Tuesday, April 25, Kent State University Alumni Association (KSUAA) and Kent State University at Trumbull will host a public lecture on “Catastrophic Landslides in Volcanic Terrains," by Dr. David Hacker, associate professor, Department of Geology, Kent State University at Trumbull.
Hacker is nationally known for his research and expertise in structural geology. He authored "Earth’s Natural Hazards: Understanding Natural Disasters and Catastrophes," one of the standard textbooks in the field. His article on volcanic mega-landslides in Geology, the top-ranked international journal in geoscience, drew coverage from Smithsonian Magazine, CBS News, and Science Magazine.
Last year, Dr. Hacker won the Charles J. Mankin Award from the Association of American State Geologists for best publication from a state geological survey and the Excellence in Education Award from Ohio Magazine. In 2015, he received Kent State Alumni Association’s Distinguished Teaching Award.
The lecture, which is part of KSUAA's Faculty Lecture Series begins at 6 p.m. and will be held in room 149 in the Classroom/Administration Building, Kent State Trumbull, 4314 Mahoning Ave. N.W. in Warren. Light refreshments will be served.
Even though the event is free and open to the public, attendees are encouraged to register on the the KSUAA website.
POSTED: Friday, April 21, 2017 - 1:20pm
UPDATED: Friday, April 21, 2017 - 1:20pm