Marine, Earth & Atmospheric Sciences
North Carolina State University
Walt Robinson is a climate scientist with strong interest in environmental and sustainability education. At the University of Illinois he developed and taught courses in modeling Earth/environmental systems and the environmental history of Illinois and he directed the Illinois Program in Nutrient Dynamics (IPOND). At NC State, where he is professor in the department of Marine, Earth, and Atmospheric Sciences, he teaches Climate Change & Sustainability, chairs the committee for the Green Brick, the campus award for sustainability, and co-chairs the Academics Working Group of the Sustainability Council.
Robinson holds BS and MS degrees in physics from the University of Pennsylvania; his PhD, in Geological Sciences, is from Columbia University. His non-academic positions have included a year as a cosmic radiation observer at McMurdo Station, Antarctica, and 3 years as a program director at the National Science Foundation.
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Strengthening Sustainability Learning in your Program part of Rendezvous 2015:Program:Workshops:Sustainability in Programs
At this workshop you will explore and develop ideas for integrating learning about the Earth with the societal problems of sustainability and the environment. You will learn from successful examples and will ...