Hydraulic Fracturing for Oil and Natural Gas Production: Risks, Research and Regulations

Our third seminar is coming up soon! Join us February 7th, 2017 at the Health Effects Institute (75 Federal Street, #1400, Boston, MA) for a talk on Hydraulic Fracturing for Oil and Natural Gas Production.  The talk will be given by Donna Vorhees (Health Effects Institute), Kate Konschnik (Harvard Law School), and Robert Kleinberg (Schlumberger).  For more information go here.

Minimizing the Regrets of Long-Term Urban Floodplain Management under Uncertain Climate Change

Please join us for our second seminar on January 19th, 2017 at Industrial Economics in Cambridge, MA We are excited to present a talk by Jory Hecht, PhD who will be presenting a talk about the challenges of long-term floodplain management under uncertain climate change. Light refreshments will be served at 5:30 pm, followed by the talk at 6:00 pm. For more information go here.

Risk and Resilience: R^2 or 2R

Join us, December 6th, 2016, for our first seminar of 2016-2017, at Industrial Economics in Cambridge, MA starting at 5:30 pm.


We are excited to present a talk entitled "Risk and Resilience: R^2 or 2R" given by Jose Manuel Palma Oliveira, PhD from the University of Lisbon, Portugal.  The talk will on risk-based approaches to predicting and mitigating consequences associated with the changing environment.  Case studies in the areas of coastal infrastructure, cybersecurity, and disease epidemics will be discussed.

Light refreshments will be served.

Upcoming SRA-NE June Seminar

SRA-NE will hold its last seminar of the 2014-2015 seminar series at Industrial Economics, Cambridge, MA. The seminar will feature a talk titled Six Sources of Collapse: A Mathematician's Perspective on How Things can Fall Apart in the Blink of an Eye by Professor Charles R. Hadlock, Trustee Professor of Technology, Policy, and Decision Making, Professor of Mathematical Sciences and of Finance at Bentley University, Waltham, MA. The talk is based on Professor Hadlock's 2012 book with the same title.