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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.


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