News & Events
April 28 -29, 2022 | Rice University
More than 150 attendees gathered for the SSPEED Center's 10th Conference, "Post-Harvey Climate and Flood Impacts on the Built Environment "at the Rice Glasscock School of Continuing Studies. Over the two-day conference, over 30 top academic, consulting and governmental experts presented on a wide variety of topics, including Urban Design & Policy for Flood Protection, Climate Change and Recent Storms, Impact of the Big Freeze and Energy Systems, COVID in the Environment, and Institute for Disaster Resilient Texas. We have heard a lot of good feedback on the success of the conference and we look forward to regathering in the fall of 2023. Learn more here.
July 19, 2021
Rice University’s Phil Bedient has been awarded the American Institute of Hydrology's Ray K. Linsley Award in honor of outstanding contributions in surface water hydrology.
Bedient presents at Engineering Change Lab's Summit 8
March 11, 2020
Dr. Bedient presents Coastal Surge Protection: Galveston Bay Park Plan at Engineering Change Lab's Summit 8.
Bedient presents at Houston Global Health Collaborative's 8th Annual Conference
March 7, 2020
Dr. Bedient presents Flooding in Houston under Climate Threats at Houston Global Health Collaborative's 8th Annual Conference at Houston Methodist.
Bedient Research Alumna named Assistant Professor
December 15, 2020
Congratulations to SSPEED’s former Postdoctoral Researcher, Antonia Sebastian. Dr. Sebastian recently joined the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill as an Assistant Professor of Flood Resilience in the Department of Geological Sciences, and is joint appointed within the Environment, Ecology and Energy Program (E3P).
Bedient Research Group presents at AGU
December 10, 2019
Four SSPEED posters were presented at AGU's Fall Meeting in San Francisco, California. Fall Meeting is the largest international Earth and space science meeting in the world.