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October 24, 2017 | 2:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Category: Seminar
Location: Engineering, College of 1507 EDC Auditorium | Map
5050 Anthony Wayne
Detroit, MI 48202
Cost: Free
Audience: Academic Staff, Current Graduate Students, Current Undergraduate Students, Faculty

The Office of the Vice President for Research is pleased to host the next Sustainability@Wayne seminar on Tuesday, October 24, 3017 from 2:30 p.m to 3:30 p.m. in 1507 Eng. Bldg. (EDC Auditorium). The seminar is free and open to the public; registration is requested.

The Sustainability@Wayne Seminar guest speaker will be Susan M. Rokosz, P.E., senior environmental engineer in the Environmental Quality Office at Ford Motor Company. She will present "Sustainable Manufacturing at Ford: Doing the Work and Telling the Story."

Ms. Rokosz has a B.S. degree in Chemistry and a M.S. degree in Chemical Engineering, both from Wayne State University. She is a registered professional engineer in the State of Michigan.

Abstract:

Ford Motor Company has made significant progress in improving the environmental performance of its manufacturing facilities. For example, since 2000, water use decreased by 62% and CO2 emissions decreased by 52%, per vehicle produced. This talk will focus on how Ford achieved these accomplishments, and the importance of telling their sustainability story.

A short reception will immediately follow the seminar.

For more information about this event, please contact Kayla Watson at 3135775600 or ft2868@wayne.edu.