Disaster recovery and hazard research symposium findings presented at conference

Leading disaster recovery and hazard scholars from throughout the Texas A&M System announced recent research findings and ongoing projects related to Hurricane Harvey and additional disasters Sept. 5-6, 2019 at Texas A&M’s Rudder Tower.

The conference, Resilience Rising: Research and Practice on Harvey and Hazards of the Future, was organized and led by researchers and practitioners from a variety of backgrounds from six system universiities and hosted by the Texas A&M Hazard Reduction and Recovery Center.

The conference, which drew 160 registered attendees, featured 67 projects presented live or as posters by 200+ authors from over 35 departments/agencies/centers/institutes.

The event was also hosted by the One Star Foundation, Texas A&M College of Engineering, College of Architecture, the Department of Landscape Architecture and Urban Planning, Texas Target Communities, Institute for Sustainable Communities, the Center for Housing & Urban Development, and the university's Superfund Research Center.


Sarah Wilson


posted August 6, 2019