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Chief of Risk and Resilience at Argonne National Library to speak on April 3

Dr. Julia A. Phillips, Chief of Risk and Resilience Section in the Infrastructure Assurance Center (IAC) at Argonne National Laboratory in Chicago, will speak at Penn State Berks on Wednesday, April 3, 2013, from 3:30-4:30 pm, in room 121 of the Gaige Technology and Business Innovation Building at Penn State Berks. This event is free and open to the Penn State Berks students, faculty, and staff. Light refreshments will be served.

Phillips will present “An overview of Argonne and the IAC.” She will discuss the interdisciplinary skills needed for infrastructure analysis and describe student career opportunities at the laboratory.

In 2011, Phillips began her work at Argonne after a 13-year career in the U.S. Air Force, serving as an operations research analyst, supervising faculty and teaching engineering courses. She holds a Ph.D. in Operations Research and her specializations include decision analysis, statistical analysis, modeling and simulation, and optimization.

An informal gathering will be held at the Cyber Café after the talk. Students are encouraged to attend and talk informally with Phillips.

For more information on the event, contact Dr. Sinan Tas, Assistant Professor of Information Sciences and Technology, at sinantas@psu.edu.

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