Public Lecture Series

The Montana Tech Public Lecture Series

The Montana Tech Public Lecture Series brings speakers from a wide variety of disciplines to our campus. All lectures begin at 4 p.m. Thursdays (unless otherwise noted) and are free and open to the public.


Fall 2019

September 5    Joe Griffin, DEQ Retired, Superfund: Silver Bow Creek after over 100 Years as an Industrial Sewer for Butte’s Mines, ELC 202

September 12   Katherine Zodrow, Environmental Engineering, Montana Tech Distinguished Researcher 2019, Microbes, Minerals and Engineering for a Better Environment, ELC 202

September 19   Brian Dorr, Research Wildlife Biologist: USDA/WS/National Wildlife Research Center, On the Borderline: Research at the Human-Wildlife Interface, CBB 101

Monday September 23  Heloise Lynn, Lynn Inc. Colorado, Azimuthal P-P Seismic Measurements:  Past, Present, and Future, ELC 202

September 26  Deborah Green, Jahns Lecturer, A Tale of Two Waste Sites, NRB 128

Friday, October 4  Eric Boyd, Montana State University, Geobiological Feedbacks and the       Evolution of Thermoacidophiles, CBB 101

October 10       Madison Myers, Montana State University, Assembly and Eruption of the Huckleberry Ridge Tuff, Yellowstone, NRB 128

October 17 Cafe 6 p.m. Talk 6:30 p.m. Dawn A. Lott, Delaware State University, Predicting Aneurysm Growth Using Mathematical Models, Copper Lounge SUB

October 24       Mannish Kumar, University of Texas at Austin, Topic TBD. S&E 113

October 31       Mohammad Khosravi, Montana State University, Remediation of Liquefaction Effects for an Embankment using Soil-Cement Ground Improvement, NRB 128

Friday, November 8      Christina Doelling, Lincoln Park Zoo, Primate Field Work: A Potential Path, CBB101

November 14   Andrew Meigs, Oregon State, Active Tectonics Signature of Forearc Upper Plate Block Rotation and Translation in Cascadia, Pacific Northwest, NRB 128

November 21  Robert Pal, Biological Sciences, Montana Tech Distinguished Researcher 2019, Ecological REstoration in Action in Butte, Montana, CBB101

November 28   Thanksgiving. No public lecture

December 5     Steve Gammon, College of Letters, Science, and Professional Studies, Changing the Game: Throw Away Your Teaching Playbook, ELC202

December 12  Anita Grunder, Oregon State University, Volcanism and Tectonism of the High Lava Plains, Southern Oregon: in the Wake of the Yellowstone Hotspot, NRB 128