2023 - 2024 Jahns Distinguished Lecturer

Cynthia Palomares

Cynthia Palomares, PG, PE AEG Past President, retired adjunct instructor at Texas Engineering Extension Service at Texas A&M University, and retired Project Manager of the Waste Permits Division of the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality has been selected by AEG and GSA-EEGS as the Richard Jahns Distinguished Lecturer for 2023-2024.  This lecture series honors the late Dr. Jahns by promoting student awareness of environmental and engineering geology through annual lectures at academic institutions.  The Jahns lecturer additionally typically visits AEG Chapters during the year.

Available presentations:

  • Why Join a Professional Society? (15 minutes)
  • Regulatory Requirements for Hazardous Waste Management Units and How These Requirements are Applied to a Case Study in West Texas (45 minutes)
  • Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response (HAZWOPER) Overview or “How to stay awake during HAZWOPER training?” (40 minutes)
  • Diversity, Equity and Inclusion in the Geosciences: What Can We Do? (20 minutes)
  • How Climate Change Impacts Infrastructure? (45 minutes)
  • From the File Room to the Field of Applied Geology, A Career Discussion (40 minutes)

Learn more about the above presentations

Check the AEG calendar for upcoming scheduled presentations

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Cynthia is looking forward to this next year of the lectureship and the opportunities to meet and speak to geology students and colleagues on topics that have interested her throughout her career. Please email any speaking requests to Cynthia Palomares to schedule a presentation between October 2023 and September 2024.