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MTS/Ocean Exchange 2023 Webinar Series - Detect, capture and sequester: Pathways to achieve climate goals- Nitrogen
Wednesday, May 10, 2023, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM EDT
Category: Webinars

May 10 Webinar


Andres Bisono Leon
Originally from the Dominican Republic, Andres is a ClimateTech entrepreneur working at the intersection of social impact and Climate Action. Andres holds a dual-major in Mechanical Engineering and Finance from Drexel University. Social and environmental impact has always been part of Andres' life endeavors. While in Philadelphia, he supported the community and empowered students and professionals by being part of LeBow BRIDGE Advisory Board and Prospanica Philadelphia Board. He worked at New Hudson Facades, a Related Companies subsidiary, in the development of three skyscrapers with a projects scope worth over USD$170 M at the iconic Hudson Yards in NYC. Since 2018, Andres has been leading SOS Carbon Inc. Sargassum Ocean Sequestration of Carbon (SOS Carbon) is a spun off company from the Mechanical Engineering department at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). SOS Carbon is focused on scaling its unique patented technologies to turn sargassum seaweed invasions problem into an economical natural carbon sequestering opportunity and into value-add products. As a member of MIT Sloan School of Management, Legatum Fellow, and PKG Fellow, Andres’ motivation is his capacity to transform society and the environment for a better tomorrow. SOS Carbon is committed to solving one of the Caribbean's most threatening problem, generate employment and value chains to the region, and fight climate change for a global impact.

Robin Kundis Craig
Robin Kundis Craig is the Robert C. Packard Trustee Chair in Law at the USC Gould School of Law, where she teaches Environmental Law, Water Law, Ocean and Coastal Law, Toxic Torts, Civil Procedure, and Administrative Law. Craig specializes in all things water, including climate change adaptation in the water sector; the food-water-energy nexus; water quality and water allocation law; marine protected areas and marine spatial planning; and the intersection of freshwater and ocean and coastal law.  She is the author, co-author, or editor of 12 books—including textbooks on Environmental Law, Water Law, and Toxic Torts—and over 100 law or science journal articles and book chapters. Craig is an elected member of American Law Institute and the American College of Environmental Lawyers and a member of the IUCN’s World Commission on Environmental Law. Her comments on contemporary water, marine, and climate change issues have been quoted in National Geographic, The Atlantic, The New York Times, Popular Science, and many other news outlets. Craig received her B.A. from Pomona College, Claremont, CA; her M.A. in Writing About Science from the John Hopkins University; her Ph.D. in English Literature, specializing in how the English Romantic poets used contemporary science to explain social change, from the University of California, Santa Barbara; and her J.D. summa cum laude with a Certificate in Environmental Law from the Lewis & Clark School of Law.

Doug Myers
Doug Myers is the Maryland Senior Scientist for Chesapeake Bay Foundation since 2013.  Doug has a Bachelor of Science in Marine Biology from Millersville University in Pennsylvania and a Master of Science in Environmental Science from University of Houston Clear Lake in Texas.  He has spent his career in diverse fields and locations such as fisheries and marine mammal biology in the Bering Sea, environmental education and coastal resource management on the Texas Gulf Coast and wetlands policy and coastal habitat restoration in Puget Sound for forage fish species, salmon and endangered Southern Resident Orcas.  Since coming to the Foundation, Doug reviews and advises on policies affecting the health of Chesapeake Bay’s waters and species especially from the agriculture, urban stormwater and navigational dredging sectors.

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