October 13, 2010
Inside the gulf crisis.
How many barrels of oil per day were spewing into the Gulf of Mexico after the BP disaster? Desperate for an accurate assessment, the federal government pulled together a high-stakes task force that included two UW Engineering faculty members — James Riley and Alberto Aliseda. Hear the inside story of this intensely challenging assignment and an engineering perspective on the disaster and its aftermath. Part of UW Engineering’s fall lecture series.
7 p.m. 120 Kane (free but registration is required — see calendar).